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Offenham Maypole

Gibbs Lane, Offenham, Evesham WR11 8RR, England
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Historic maypole!

Great to see the pretty village of offenham! The maypole is a tradition dating back centuries, very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael Steven G
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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 October 14, 2017
TESSY68
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Historic maypole!”
Oct 14, 2017
“Vullage Tradition”
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Gibbs Lane, Offenham, Evesham WR11 8RR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see the pretty village of offenham! The maypole is a tradition dating back centuries, very interesting!

Thank Michael Steven G
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Reviewed October 14, 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.

Thank TESSY68
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Reviewed May 11, 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

Thank Tracey1169
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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed November 22, 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 July 7, 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 August 9, 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 July 11, 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 June 14, 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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