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Straw Bear Festival 2014


At the weekend we made our annual pilgrimage across the Fens, to Whittlesey, for the Straw Bear Festival. In most respects it was the same as any other year – Morris, Molly and Sword dancing, music, beer and meeting up … Continue reading

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The Straw Bear Cometh


Since having children we have been making an annual trip across the Fens for the Straw Bear Festival in Whittlesea (the t’s are as silent as the ‘h’). I remember going a few times as a child with my grandfather, and … Continue reading

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