Great Wishford celebrates ancient Oak Apple Day in the May sunshine

Oak Apple Day was celebratd at Great Wishford on May 29th. On this day, the villagers proclaim their right to collect wood from Grovely forest. The festival dates back to to the Elizabethan Charters. In the morning their was a short service at Salisbury Cathedral. Following a parade around the village, the village came together to enjoy the fete.

All photos: Steven Kemp

Oak Apple Day

Oak Apple Day

Oak Apple Day 1

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