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Widdecombe Fair

Christine Price

Widdecombe Fair

An Old English Folk Song

by Christine Price

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Published by Frederick Warne & Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9204451M
    ISBN 109990367027
    ISBN 109789990367027
    OCLC/WorldCa45249317

    History. The song was published by Sabine Baring-Gould in the book Songs and Ballads of the West (–91) (referring to the West Country in England), though it also exists in variant forms. The title is spelt "Widdecombe Fair" in the original publication, though "Widecombe" is now the standard spelling of the town ghostly 'Grey Mare' of the song . Fred Hamer printed a version of William Bartle of Bedfordshire singing Bedford Fair in his E.F.D.S. book Garners Gay. Jon Raven sang Midsummer Fair in on the Broadside album The Halliard: Jon Raven. Brian Golbey sang Widdicombe Fair in on Tim Hart and Friends' album Drunken Sailor and Other Kids Songs.

      Display in the window of the Old Pottery in Widecombe in the Moor "The Story of "Widecombe Fair" is one of the quaintest of the Songs of.   Widdecombe-in-the-Moor is a village in a valley walled off from the world by high ridges on the east and on the west. The entire bed of the valley has been washed and rewashed by streamers for tin. Bag Park is a gentleman's seat laid out on this collection of refuse, and the pines and firs luxuriate in the granite rubble and grow, as if it were.

      The lyrics of Devon's best known folk song tell a simple enough story - seven men and a grey mare set off for Widecombe Fair, but before completing their journey the old horse becomes sick and dies. Widdecombe Fair. Tom Pearce, Tom Pearce, lend me your grey mare All along, down along, out along lee. For I want to go down to Widecombe Fair Wi’ Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan’l Whiddon, Harry Hawk, Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all And will I see my old grey mare soon?


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Some would say that the fair is congested enough without the additional numbers that holiday makers would bring but most will say that it does not clash with any other annual event.

For details of the forthcoming Widdecombe Fair please visit the official website which can be reached by clicking – HERE. Welcome to the Widecombe Fair. Terry and the team are really pleased to announce that the Widecombe Fair is now open.

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Widecombe Fair tuesday 8th September or.9am ‘til late. compete. trade. visit. what, when and where to. The beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor lies between green fields and high, moorland hills in a sheltered valley on the East side of Dartmoor.

Run entirely by volunteers to raise money for local good causes. This is one of many versions of the song, “Widecombe Fair,” first recorded by the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould in in his book “Songs of the West”, although the oral tradition of the song has been around much longer.

Tom Pearce, Tom Pearce, lend me your grey mare. All along, down along, out along lee. Greene King Local Pubs. Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. Widecombe Fair Menu Book; Open menu. Close menu. Locating pub Join us at The Lock Inn.

Created with Sketch. Time Well Spent. Greene King is Widdecombe Fair book country’s leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3, pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland. Widdecombe Fair The traditional ballad set on Dartmoor in Devon lent itself perfectly to the artist George Adamson’s witty pen.

Though not a Devonian, Adamson lived in Devon for many years. Faber & Faber published his book of the ballad inbut sadly it is now out of print. WIDDECOMBE FAIR is a rich and soulful collection of eighteen ballads, work songs, and sea shanties from the British Isles and North America. When first released in it won the renowned Parents' Choice Gold Award and was recommended by Booklist and /5(4).

Discover Widecombe Fair Horse in Widecombe in the Moor, England: This painted wooden sculpture depicts the characters of a popular Devon folk song. Widdecombe Fair Tom Pierce, Tom Pierce, lend me thy gray mare Ri fol lol the dol diddle i doe That I may ride up to Widdecombe Fair With Phil Lewer, Jan Brewer, Harry Hawkins, Hugh Davy Philly Whitpot, George Pausley, Dick Wilson, Tom Cobbley and all, Here is Uncle Tom Cobbley and all Oh when shall I see my gray mare home again.

Ann Noreen Widdecombe (born 4 October ) is a British politician, author and television personality. She served as the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidstone from to and for Maidstone and The Weald from to She also served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for South West England for the Brexit Party from to Other political affiliations: Conservative (–).

Widdecombe Fair: An Old English Folk Song Hardcover – June 1, by Christine Price (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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There are various spellings of Widdicombe and the characters in the song; Cobley is sometimes rendered Cobbleigh, as in the illustrated book Widdicombe Fair An Old English Folk Song, by Christine Price.

In her book, Price says Uncle Tom Cobbleigh was a real person, an 18th Century Englishman who lived near Widecombe-on-the-Moor where the September Fair was a. Widecombe Fair, Mansfield: See unbiased reviews of Widecombe Fair, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #47 of restaurants in Mansfield.4/5().

Subject: RE: Origins: Widecombe Fair From: KeithofChester Date: 12 Sep 07 - AM There are at least two songs called Widecombe is a Steve Knightley one which has a very dark alternative take on the events.

You will sometimes find that particular one spelled Widdecombe Fair, which isn't how Mr Knightley intended it to be spelled at all, but he missed. You searched for: widecombe fair. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started. Widdecombe Fair The song begins with what seems to be a not-too-unreasonable request from a group of friends to borrow Tom Pearce’s old grey mare.

Apparently this group of people, comprised of Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Daniel Whiddon, Harry Hawke, and Old Uncle Tom Cobley, need the mare so that they can go to. Please Visit the History Group Publications Page to consider buying their publications, including their book 'History of Widecombe Fair'.

This book is also available from some local shops. Memories of a bygone era. Sent in by Alan Rawson. You can click on the picture for a larger view.

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Tom Pierce, Tom Pierce, lend me thy gray mare Ri fol lol the dol diddle i doe That I may ride up to Widdecombe Fair With Phil Lewer, Jan Brewer, Harry Hawkins, Hugh Davy Philly Whitpot, George Pausley, Dick Wilson, Tom Cobbley and all, Here is Uncle Tom Cobbley and all Oh when shall I see my gray mare home again?.

Read Common Sense Media's Widdecombe Fair review, age rating, and parents guide. Widdecombe Fair Music Review We use cookies and other technologies to analyze site traffic, understand patterns of use, and improve your browsing experience.3/5. Old Uncle Tom Cobbleigh and all I hadn't heard of the English folksong, Widdecombe Fair before I bought the book.

Which is surprising, because apparently it is one of the best known English folk songs, and I know an awful lot of songs. Anyhow, the song is about a man. Tom Pearse.Widecombe Pottery Off to Widecombe Fair tankard.

Widecombe Pottery Off to Widecombe Fair tankard. decor and jug in sound condition, the base has normal usage wear as demonstrated in photograph. a whimsical and collectable piece of chinaware.