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Rushbearing

Saturday 6th of July 2019: 2:30pm

An annual traditional event, held on the first Saturday of July. This wonderful tradition dates back to the 1700's when rushes covering the church floors were taken up and replaced. These days it is a very colourful procession, headed up by the Harp of David, with children and adults following behind carrying Rushbearings decorated with rushes and flowers. The procession takes a historic route through the village, ending in a short service at St Mary's Church.

Location: Starts outside Ambleside Primary School on Vicarage Road, processes around the village., Ambleside, LA22 9DH

Type of Event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Contact Details

Contact Name: Ambleside Rushbearing Committee
Contact Address: N/A
Contact Telephone: 07979840889
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.amblesiderushbearing.co.uk

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