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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
Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

By Jonathan White
Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich on Saturday January 26.

The Church will be open from 9am until 11:30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 16, 2019
‘Tea at the Tower’ at St Mary’s Church in Acton

‘Tea at the Tower’ at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
‘Tea at the Tower’ takes place at St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton every Sunday.

Visitors can enjoy guided tours up the church tower as far as the ringing chamber from 2.30pm to 4.30pm throughout the year.

January 31, 2018
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