No smilies, no avatars, no flashing gifs. Just discuss the issues of the day, from last night's telly via football to science or philosophy.
Started by HerrWalrus on Aug 9, 2019 5:27:37 PM
British towns/villages with seasonal festivities...

Lewes for Bonfire Night in November. Well-dressing in Derbyshire in Spring. Stonehaven in the New Year. Pirate Day in Hastings in July...

Name them here. Which is your favourite?

Previous
|
Next
|
Top
|
Bottom
Tomnoddy - 09 Aug 2019 17:31:32 (#1 of 48)

Hawick. Common Riding with the Cornet and Cornet's Lass, in June.

machiavelli - 09 Aug 2019 17:32:21 (#2 of 48)

Horton-in-Ribblesdale - wicker man.

LordofMisrule - 09 Aug 2019 17:34:40 (#3 of 48)

Up Helly Aa in Lerwick

LordofMisrule - 09 Aug 2019 17:36:26 (#4 of 48)

That insane flaming tar barrel thing in Otter St Mary.

Tadagee - 09 Aug 2019 17:40:33 (#5 of 48)

We have an annual pram race in my town.

Tomnoddy - 09 Aug 2019 17:40:50 (#6 of 48)

That insane flaming festival in Edinburgh in August.

peacalmer - 09 Aug 2019 17:45:55 (#7 of 48)

Day of Syn in Dymchurch.

FGBFGB - 09 Aug 2019 17:51:06 (#8 of 48)

No Popery in Lewes every 5 November.

HerrWalrus - 09 Aug 2019 17:57:45 (#9 of 48)

Matlock Bath illuminations in the Autumn.

HerrWalrus - 09 Aug 2019 17:59:09 (#10 of 48)

Whitby Goth weekend.

JohnIlly - 09 Aug 2019 18:00:01 (#11 of 48)

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

Tadagee - 09 Aug 2019 18:05:36 (#12 of 48)

Jane Austin weekend in Bath.

phantlers - 09 Aug 2019 18:07:20 (#13 of 48)

Buckley Jubilee, 2nd Tuesday in July.

widenation - 09 Aug 2019 18:48:15 (#14 of 48)

Humping The Hucknall, September:

https://bernardwrigley.bandcamp.com/track/humping-the-hucknall

Catspyjamas17 - 09 Aug 2019 18:51:03 (#15 of 48)

A couple of others in Hastings. Old Town (Carnival) Week (this week) and Jack i'the Green (May Day bank holiday).

TheExcession - 09 Aug 2019 18:52:54 (#16 of 48)

This is going involve some Lincolnshire village where they still think that blacking up isn't a) racist or b) terrifying in a Papa Lazarou kind of way, isn't it?

HouseOfLametta - 09 Aug 2019 18:53:35 (#17 of 48)

Someone died at Padstow Furry Day this year.

barkis - 09 Aug 2019 18:56:11 (#18 of 48)

Richmond Poor Old Hoss.

https://www.nearbyevents.co.uk/event/traditional-eccentric-british/richmond-poor-old-hoss/

It can be quite disconcerting when you're trying to have a quiet pint and a bunch of morris dancers come in waving a horse's skull around.

mingmong - 09 Aug 2019 18:56:59 (#19 of 48)

Cheese rolling at Brockworth in Gloucestershire.

AlanII - 09 Aug 2019 19:19:51 (#20 of 48)

Chosen Hill. Great fun when you're young enough.

Previous
|
Next
|
Top
|
Bottom
Check Subscriptions
|
Home » Notes and Queries