Straw Bear Festival
Here in Britain there are many festivals. There are national celebrations of course, but you will also see festivals that only happen in one town.
Look at the picture above. What do you think this festival is about?
Words and phrases in the programme
dried pieces of farm plants e.g. wheat
a large block of straw or hay, which is dried grass
origins of the festival
when and why it started
a lean time of year
when people have very little money
the event returns
Find out more about the Straw Bear Festival at www.strawbear.org.uk*
Weekender is updated every Friday
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