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December 2017: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Swan Upping

An event in July in Oxfordshire
River Thames
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The ceremony of Swan Upping dates from the twelfth century and takes place during the third week of July every year. In 2009 The Queen travelled up the River Thames to witness the historic ceremony for the first time.
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