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Event Information:

  • Sat
    01
    Feb
    2020

    Watchers of the Old Ways Imbolc Ceremony

    2:00 pmRollright Stones A3400, Near Chipping Norton OX7 5QB

    You are invited to join with Watchers of the Old Ways to celebrate Imbolc.

    Watchers of the Old Ways Imbolc Ceremony.

    You are invited to join with Watchers of the Old Ways to celebrate Imbolc.

    Imbolc is one of the four Greater Sabbats in the pagan Wheel of the Year and heralds the first signs of Spring.

    It is dedicated to the Goddess Brigid and is the first fire festival of the year. It is a cross-quarter day, midway between the Winter Soltice (Yule) and the Spring Equinox.

    Imbolc is a time to refocus and make pledges for the coming year.

    Parking is limited but available in the field opposite. Please car share wherever possible.

    There is a £1 per person entrance fee payable to the Rollright Trust who provide the parking field and look after the Stones for future generations.

    Please note there are no toilet facilities.

    Timings:

    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2 PM – 3:15 PM

    Some brave the cold for a bring and share picnic from 1pm and head to nearest pub for a hot chocolate afterwards.

    NB Please leave spaces for disabled parking in one layby.

    Venue:

    Rollright Stones A3400, Near Chipping Norton OX7 5QB

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Places to visit.

  • British Motor Museum. Banbury Road Gaydon Warwickshire. The world’s largest collection of historic British cars www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
  • Fir Tree Falconry. Located in a spectacular valley north of Banbury on the Warwickshire/Oxfordshire border www.firtreefalconry.co.uk
  • The National Herb Centre. Located on the B4100 just outside Warmington Village, 5 miles north of Banbury and 11 miles south of Warwick www.herbcentre.co.uk
  • Banbury Museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal side, and opposite Tooley’s historic boatyard. www.banburymuseum.org/
  • Catanger Llamas. Situated on the Northamptonshire/Oxfordshire border. A llama trekking and breeding centre and are not open to the general public – advanced booking is essential to ensure a place on a trek. www.llamatrekking.co.uk
  • Evenley Wood Garden. Evenley Northamptonshire. A privately owned woodland garden – open daily to the public between February and the end of October www.evenleywoodgarden.co.uk
  • Canons Ashby. Between Banbury and Daventry in Northamptonshire. Discover 500 years of history in the medieval-to-Victorian house, admire the blooms in the rare 18th century garden, or pick up a family trail any time of year. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby

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