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Widecombe Fair

Eden Phillpotts

Widecombe Fair

(The farmer"s wife)

by Eden Phillpotts

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Published by Readers Library in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated with pictures from the British International Pictures photoplay starring Lillian Hall Davies and Jameson Thomas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14503423M


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The beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor lies between green fields and high, moorland hills in a sheltered valley on the East side of Dartmoor.

Run entirely by volunteers to raise money for local good causes, aswell as providing an opportunity for farmers to compare the size of their tractors, Widecombe Fair takes place on the second. Welcome to the Widecombe Fair. Terry and the Widecombe Fair book are really pleased to announce that the Widecombe Fair is now open.

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Food and drink. There’s Widecombe Fair book plenty to eat (and plenty of variety) at the fair. In the village there’s The Rugglestone, The Old Inn, and The Cafe on the Green serving up delicious fare, and in the field there’ll be a great range of local food producers from all over Devon, offering everything from hog roast to Thai cuisine.

Village Map: Please take a look at our Google Map of Widecombe Village Centre. Please Visit the Widecombe Fair book Group Publications Page to consider buying their publications, including their book 'History of Widecombe Fair'. Widecombe Fair book This book is also available from some local shops.

Memories of a bygone era. Sent in by Alan Rawson. This is one of many Widecombe Fair book of the song, “Widecombe Fair,” first recorded by the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould in in his book “Songs of the West”, although the oral tradition of Widecombe Fair book song has been around much longer.

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In all possibility the men borrowed the mare to pull a gig as clearly it is impossible for eight men to ride a horse. Keep up to date. Widecombe Fair. 1K likes. Widecombe –in-the-Moor is famous for it’s annual Fair.

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Additional Physical Widecombe Fair book Online version: Phillpotts, Eden, Widecombe fair. London, J. Murray, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction.

Widecombe Fair was an opportunity for farmers to sell stock when it was begun several hundred years ago, but now it is more of a fun Widecombe Fair book. On Dartmoor there are many ghost Widecombe Fair book, the hairy hands, black dogs, spectres, all mixed up with the legends as I mentioned earlier.

There are various spellings of Widdicombe and the characters in the song; Cobley is sometimes rendered Cobbleigh, as in the illustrated book Widdicombe Fair An Old English Folk Song, by Christine Price.

In her book, Price says Uncle Tom Cobbleigh was a real person, an 18th Century Englishman who lived near Widecombe-on-the-Moor where the September Fair was a. On the second Tuesday in September - for almost every year since the middle of the 19th century - people flock to Widecombe-in-the-Moor in droves.

For this is the day of the Widecombe Fair, immortalised by the enduring Devon folk song, featuring ‘Uncle Tom Cobley and all’. Greene King is the country’s leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3, pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland.

Icon Twitter. Widecombe Fair Lyrics: It was early dawn when we met out on the hillside / On our way to Widdecombe Fair / To drink ourselves dry make a big noise there /. Category Music; Song Regimental March; Artist 1st Battalion The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, The Corps of Drums of the 1st Battalion, The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, The Band of the Prince.

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The book was inspired by a traditional rhyme quoted by the late ‘Wag of Widecombe’ Anthony (Tony) Beard and was.

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The lyrics of Devon's best known folk song tell a simple enough story - seven men and a grey mare set off for Widecombe Fair, but before completing their journey the old horse becomes sick and dies. Widecombe Fair, Mansfield: See unbiased reviews of Widecombe Fair, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #47 of restaurants in Mansfield.4/5().

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It all started more than years ago, with a cattle show, a sheep sale and an old folk song. Widecombe Fair Tue 8 September Join Stags at the Widecombe Fair on Tuesday 8th September. Widecombe Village Green and Fair Field from 9am. For more information about the fair, and what's on visit the Widecombe Fair website.

See you there. SHARELocation: Widecombe Fair   Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user :   In his new book, Dr Gray shows how Widecombe Fair became popular around the world, performed by revellers from Torquay to Liverpool, throughout the late 19 th century.

The discovery of lyrics of the song in a newspaper show it was sung in Feniton in as well as a parody two years later in Dartmouth. Widecombe Fair is an annual fair in England, held in the Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor on the second Tuesday in September.

It is well known as the subject of the folk song of the same name, featuring Uncle Tom Cobley and his friends. • View SLIDESHOW from Widdicombe Fair book • Watch BBC/PATHE News Reels of Widdicombe Fair. The lyrics of Devon's best known folk song tell a simple enough story - seven men and a grey mare set off for Widecombe Fair, but before completing their journey the old horse collapses from exhaustion because of carrying too many men along.

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Set in the wonderfully picturesque Dartmoor village, Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Whether it's shopping around the local produce trade stands, watching the spectacles in the main ring, or even just enjoying Dartmoor's finest ale in the beer tent, there is. Subject: RE: Origins: Widecombe Fair From: KeithofChester Date: 12 Sep 07 - AM There are at least two songs called Widecombe is a Steve Knightley one which has a very dark alternative take on the events.

You will sometimes find that particular one spelled Widdecombe Fair, which isn't how Mr Knightley intended it to be spelled at all, but he missed.

Widdecombe Fair The traditional ballad set on Dartmoor in Devon lent itself perfectly to the artist George Adamson’s witty pen. Though not a Devonian, Adamson lived in Devon for many years.

Faber & Faber published his book of the ballad inbut sadly it is now out of print. Discover Widecombe Fair Horse in Widecombe in the Moor, England: This painted wooden sculpture depicts the characters of a popular Devon folk song. Find Widecombe Fair by Phillpotts, Eden at Biblio.

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