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PICTURE SPECIAL: Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes attracts thousands of visitors

PICTURE SPECIAL: Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes attracts thousands of visitors

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people braved the wind and rain to enjoy the quirky annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes.

The event, organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, dates back at least 200 years though stopped in 1920.

June 9, 2019
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Thousands are expected to descend on Wybunbury next week at the popular and quirky Wybunbury fig pie wakes event.

It sees villages competing to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village high street.

May 31, 2018
Hundreds enjoy annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event

Hundreds enjoy annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families enjoyed the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes village event.

Organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, the event dates back at least 200 years though stopped in 1920.

June 12, 2017
Families enjoy Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes

Families enjoy Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes

By Jonathan White
Families young and old lined the streets of Wybunbury to watch the village’s annual Fig Pie Wakes event.

The event, which dates back more than 200 years, sees participants rolling fig pies down the hill on the village’s Main Road

June 13, 2016
Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Thousands of people are expected to flood the Nantwich village of Wybunbury this weekend for the annual Fig Pie Wakes. The event, which starts at 1pm on Saturday (June 8), will feature dozens of entrants trying to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village’s main road.

June 6, 2013
Hundreds turn out for Wybunbury Pie Wakes despite the rain

Hundreds turn out for Wybunbury Pie Wakes despite the rain

Hundreds of people braved the rain to attend an historic annual event in a Nantwich village – the Wybunbury Pie Wakes. Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner joined the throngs, and took part in a tradition which dates back 200 years.

June 17, 2012