Posts Tagged ‘Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival’

This time last year I ventured out into the Fens to visit the Straw Bear Festival in Whittlesey – it’s a tremendous event and I can’t recommend it enough. I was due to go again this morning (with a somewhat reluctant guest) but the given that the weather had moved from incessant snow to incessant […]


  No not a post on the joy (or otherwise) of Hofmeister lager but a few words on the Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival Programme, which I went to yesterday. According to the programme on the day “Many years ago it was the custom on the Tuesday following Plough Monday (always the first Monday after Twelth […]