10 July 2011 / Events / Grasmere
Next weekend the traditional Grasmere Rushbearing takes place on Saturday 16th July 2011
The ‘rushbearing’ is is a cross made of rushes or flowers and carried by local children.
See http://www.visitcumbria.com/rushbearing-festivals.htm for more information
A procession is led by a band, followed by the clergy, and then the children of the village, and ends at the Church with hymns and prayers. The procession leaves the School at 3.30pm, making its way around the village centre before arriving back at St Oswald’s Church. there follows a brief service and then tea at 5pm.
There is entertainment for children and a brass band concert in Church.
All are welcome to attend, there is no admission charge