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  • Ock Street is situated in Abingdon and each year a mock-Mayor is elected by its residents; he has no powers or official duties and acts as the Squire of the […]

    Abingdon Election of the Mayor of Ock Street

    Ock Street is situated in Abingdon and each year a mock-Mayor is elected by its residents; he has no powers or official duties and acts as the Squire of the […]

  • Castleton Garland is a flower-covered framework  covering the Garland King, who leads a procession on horseback around the village accompanied by his Queen. It is over 3 feet high and […]

    Castleton Garland

    Castleton Garland is a flower-covered framework  covering the Garland King, who leads a procession on horseback around the village accompanied by his Queen. It is over 3 feet high and […]

  • This is the best-known surviving fair for travellers and Gypsies to meet and trade in horses. There are still many traditional horse-drawn caravans which are driven through the lanes of […]

    Appleby Horse Fair

    This is the best-known surviving fair for travellers and Gypsies to meet and trade in horses. There are still many traditional horse-drawn caravans which are driven through the lanes of […]

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