Venue Widecombe Fair Field SX 71761 76559 (near) Widecombe Primary School Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon TQ13 7TB United Kingdom + Google Map Website: www.widecombefair.com Baring-Gould did not take down the tunes - in this he was ably assisted by the Rev. or Best Offer. Le migliori offerte per Devon Widecombe-in-the-Moor Widecombe Fair Dennis Productions Postcard c.1960's sono su eBay Confronta prezzi e caratteristiche di prodotti nuovi e usati Molti articoli con consegna gratis! The 5th Devon Volunteers used a more up tempo version as their theme tune and even after they were merged into the Devonshire Regiment the tune was heard as the men went into battle during the Boer Wars. Please Visit the History Group Publications Page to consider buying their publications, including their book 'History of Widecombe Fair'. This is mainly due to the song, ‘Widecombe Fair’, of which the chorus contains the phrase, “Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all”. Widecombe Fair is famous not just in Devon, but across the world. Some of the day guests were more than happy to strike a pose at the annual event, Sheep shearing is the process by which the woollen fleece of a sheep is cut off, it's also considered a sport with competitions held around the world, Sheep shearing took place in one of the indoor tents with many spectators turning out to watch the skilled shearers at work, Soaking up the sun, visitors take a look around the Local Handicraft and Produce tent at the best of what the residents of Widecombe, For this event it was 'all dogs allowed' as they raced through the main ring, Suzie, a visitor from Portsmouth, trying her best to pose with West Highland Terriers Flori and Alfie, A prize winning sheep poses in the paddock at the fair ground, The fair takes place every year in the beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-moor, the food and drink stalls were overlooked by the picturesque Church of St Pancras, This award winning cow could be heard bellowing across the field during the sunny afternoon event, The perimeter of the main arena was lined with vintage cars this afternoon, wherever you looked there was something to see, There’s always plenty to eat (and plenty of variety) at the fair, and this year was no different with visitors taking stock of everything on offer, Widecombe Fair 2019 What sort of things will we see? Directed by Norman Walker. This has become part of the English language used when someone has just given a long list of names, etc. 14-day weather forecast for Widecombe in the Moor. Since then, the song Widecombe Fair has travelled across the world - taken to distant shores by people who emigrated from the West Country. DARTMOUTH *DEVON* WIDECOMBE FAIR JUG Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. carparks and one-way system. £3.10 postage. Widecombe Fair: a history Widecombe Fair is famous not just in Devon, but across the world. Sort: List. 45 Halifax Road. The earliest written record was in 1850, when it was described in the Plymouth Gazette as ‘a cattle fair’. Henry Fleetwood Sheppard and Dr. Frederick Bussell - two of Baring-Gould's fellow clergyman who also happened to be talented musicians. Widecombe Fair day is Tuesday 9 September - so you have plenty of time to start practicing. Check out my other items! 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