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The Straw Bear Festival celebrate the old Fenland plough custom of parading straw bears around the town every January.

The 2015 festival is on the 9th, 10th , and 11th January.


Friday Concert at Ivy Leaf Club, 8 -11.30pm with Keith Donnelly and Ock’n’Dough.

Saturday Daytime – Around Town 10.30am – 3.30pm various dance teams and THE BEARS!

Story Teller Sessions, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm

Library session, 12.30pm – Poets United, 2pm Dan Evans, 3.30pm -Poets United

Saturday Barn Dance – Sir Harry Smith school, 8pm – 11.30pm

Sunday Burning – Sir Harry Smith School, 12pm – 2.30pm, various dance teams and separate music sessions.

To find out the full programme click here. 


Past Event


Fri 9 January 2015


Ends: Sun 11 January 2:30PM



Some events may charge please see website/ programme for full details

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