OAK APPLE DAY
St Neot Cornwall
Oak Apple Day is a traditional annual event in the village.
In the tradition of all great village feast days, it is an opportunity for villagers to continue a time-honoured tradition whilst having fun celebrating together as a community.
Oak Apple Day 2016: Sunday 29th May
Procession through Village
Hauling the Oak up the Tower
Come and join in the celebrations - why not wear a period costume? You are very welcome to come to the barbeque after the Tower story, watching the branch being hauled up the tower and listening to the bells ringing.
Oak Apple Day 2015
Penelope Keith visited St Neot in 2015 on Oak Apple Day during filming for an episode of her
Oak Apple Day 2014
Oak Apple Day in St Neot Have a look at this link to a You Tube video of the celebrations here in the village. Video courtesy of Pip Critten of St Budeaux Devon.
Oak Apple Day 2013
Follow this link to see the 2013 Oak Apple Day photos from Nigel Yeo.
In 2012/13, the St Neot Historians received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to enhance record and archive the Oak Apple Day celebrations during May 2013. Below is some information about the events that year.
Many local organisations took part in the 2013 celebrations. The W I encouraged its members to dress in period costume for the occasion. Photos taken by residents will appear here shortly, the W I have their own page on this site here is a link to a few of their photos.
Chris & Barbara Timms
The images below appeared in the April edition of the St Neot News.
The programme was circulated on a flyer inserted in the May edition of the St Neot News.
This page concentrates on the event here in St Neot Cornwall England.