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Offenham Maypole

Gibbs Lane, Offenham, Evesham WR11 8RR, England
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Vullage Tradition

My daughter is very fortunate to live in this beautiful Village and can see this wonderful... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
TESSY68
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
TALLEST

At last we've found one. We've been to lots of place around England an have never come across one... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Tracey1169
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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“wake” (2 reviews)
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Gibbs Lane, Offenham, Evesham WR11 8RR, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

My daughter is very fortunate to live in this beautiful Village and can see this wonderful Historical Maypole from her home. We attend any Dancing or festival involved with it, i.e. May Day, Village Wake...always a joy to watch.

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

At last we've found one. We've been to lots of place around England an have never come across one. What a great tradition to still have in the village. We were lucky enough to visit on May Day along with the crowning of carnival queen...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

What a lovely maypole. Not really sure why else there is to say about it, it's a giant stripey stick.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This maypole dates back a long way, and is in a great location at the end of Main Street in Offenham. The Children of Offenham CE school perform traditional maypole dancing here a couple of times a year, it is well worth coming to see...More

Thank Clive G
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

I live in Offenham and the village has several things to make it worth a visit. The permanently standing maypole, one of very few left in the country. The longest thatch in Worcestershire going over 7 cottages. Several other lovely thatched and tiled cottages around...More

Thank Lesley H
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

A beautiful maypole in the pretty village of Offenhsm, it is still used & it's beautiful to see the dancing, although no dancing on this visit.

Thank Jill L
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

I believe Offenham is one of only 5 villages in the country with a Maypole - and a lovely Maypole it is too! Whilst I wouldn't divert here just to see the Maypole, it is a beautiful village, with some thatched cottages, two excellent pubs,...More

1  Thank Colin A
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

Offenham village is distinctive with its 64 ft maypole, "the tallest of only six permanent maypoles remaining in England". Maypoles (as a prime example of pole oriented celebrations and rituals of varying kinds the world over) have historically religious "pagan" and tribal -social- roots and...More

Thank preglad
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