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 collapses from exhaustion because of carrying too many men along the way. Delve deeper though and the history of the song becomes a little more muddled. The Widecombe Fair (Mansfield) Pub & Grill in Mansfield | Greene King Local Pubs OUR DOORS ARE NOW WIDE OPEN AND WE CANNOT WAIT TO SEE YOU! Whilst we have been away our teams have been working hard to make sure that we bring back your pub just as you know it. English Folk (Folk Songs from England, Folk Music from England) Widecombe Fair (Tom Pearce) lyrics: Tom Pearce, Tom Pearce, lend me your grey mare. / All along, down along.
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 . Widecombe fair is held every year on the second Tuesday of September, The Fair itself has become world famous thanks to the old folk song and Uncle Tom Cobley and his grey mare! Widecombe fair day opening hours are 10am – 5pm. May 18, · Widecombe Fair - Uncle Tom Cobley folk song - a Devon skewimtraninsupzygedyrecweadeba.coinfo - Duration: Alan Rosevear 55, views. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour S01E21 I'll Be Judge I'll Be Jury - .
Join us for our delicious selection of food and drinks at Widecombe Fair in Mansfield. Enjoy one of our selection of pub favourites or try something new! Sep 16, · The annual Widecombe Fair event was back today in the picturesque Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Locals and tourists alike turned up . Widecombe Fair Lyrics: It was early dawn when we met out on the hillside / On our way to Widdecombe Fair / To drink ourselves dry make a big noise there / Six Devon lads with a younger boy / Whose.
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