Posts Tagged Fox and Hounds

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Title: Wassail Location: The Jubilee Wood, Great Gidding Start Time: 19:30 Date: Thursday 16th February 2017 Time we had another Pagan adventure in the Jubilee wood to celebrate a Wassail. This is an old English custom of celebrating the imminent arrival of spring.  As the days start

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Aunt Sally at the Fox and Hounds

Aunt Sally at the Fox and Hounds

As summer gets closer the weekly Aunt Sally tournaments have been reinstated at the Fox and Hounds. Come along every Thursday evening (weather permitting) to the beer garden at the Fox and Hounds for a few rounds of stick throwing and a few rounds of beers! Read

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Fox and Hounds, Great Gidding

The Fox & Hounds is a Grade II listed pub in the quiet village of Great Gidding. A real gem of a village pub with a strong local trade. A range of menu options are available with an emphasis on authentic Thai curries cooked freshly in-house. Local

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Mince Pie Champion Revealed

Mince Pie Champion Revealed

Following three weeks of intensive, in depth and incisive analysis of Mince Pies,  yes Mince Pies!  we now know the identity of the Champion Mince Pie maker. But first a little background. Since mid autumn Thursday evenings at the Fox & Hounds have been the centre of

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Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds – photos

Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds - photos

The weather didn’t deter us hardy villagers from turning out to join in the fun of playing the now traditional August Bank Holiday Monday game of Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds. Contestants came in all ages (2 and upwards) and nationalities (Slovakian, Folksworthian to name

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Aunt Sally and Pork Pies

Aunt Sally and  Pork Pies

August 25th 2pm Gidding Time @ the pub The Annual August Bank Holiday Aunt Sally Tournament Its back, the tournament you can’t say no to. Monday August 25th sees the annual Aunt Sally Tournament starting at 2pm Great Gidding time. This is in addition to the regular

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Time-lapse video of Aunt Sally at the Fox and Hounds

Time-lapse video of Aunt Sally at the Fox and Hounds

Some of you may have noticed grown men (and women) disappearing out of the back of the Fox and Hounds on a Thursday night. Well here’s what’s been going on… Quite disappointing really! Thanks to Michael for organising and for the time-lapse footage and to the Fox

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Great Gidding Aunt Sally Tournament 2013 – photos

Great Gidding Aunt Sally Tournament 2013 – photos

The 2013 Great Gidding Aunt Sally Tournament on August Bank Holiday was blessed with fine weather and a good crowd. Michael organised a well run event with six throws per person per round and six rounds in all. A good turnout meant there was plenty of time

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Fox and Hounds has had a make over!

Fox and Hounds has had a make over!

If you haven’t already noticed the Fox and Hounds pub on Main Street in Great Gidding has had a bit of a wash and brush up and is looking ‘spick and span’. Why not pop along for a pint?

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Poetry Please and lunch at the Fox and Hounds.

Poetry Please and lunch at the Fox and Hounds.

Poetry Please and lunch at the Fox and Hounds.     On Tuesday morning, 9th July, twelve people gathered in the garden of 85 Main Street to bringing their favourite poems to read and share. Settling down with a cup of coffee or glass of elderflower cordial

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