The dates for 2019 Wake events are as follows:
1st May – Mayday celebrations around the maypole
4th June – Kwik Cricket softball tournament
A family event organised by Offenham Cricket Club, registration 6pm, start 6.30pm ending at 8.30 – 9pm latest. 8 teams max of 6 players.
6th June – Rounders Tournament 7pm
This is a fun event for adults and children. Teams of 9 players aged 10 years or over must include at least 3 girls. Entries from 6:30pm until 6:45pm. The tournament will start promptly at 7pm.
7th June – Art Competition and Wake Sports
At the recreation ground and village hall.
6pm Art Competition Theme ‘Down on the farm’ art on display. Presentation of the prizes at 6:15pm in the village hall.
6:30pm Traditional Wake Races For children aged up to 14. Maypole medals for the winners and tuck bags for all competitors. Followed by: Offenham One Mile Race and Tug of War.
8th June – Wake Day
1:30pm Flower Service The children are invited to bring posies to the church which will be taken to Cedar Lodge.
2:00pm Procession to the Maypole With our Wake Queen and her attendants.
2:15pm Opening of the Traditional Street Fair Fun for all with traditional stalls including local crafters, Creole Serenaders Jazz Band, licenced bar, teas and barbecue.
2:45pm Maypole Dancing with the village children.
3:30pm Offenham Lady Maypole Dancers.
4:15pm Grand Raffle draw.
3:00pm Treasure Hunt from the village hall car park to the village wharf (Bridge Inn) where you can enjoy refreshments from Boat Lane Brewery and Silly Mares.
4:00pm Bell Boat Regatta This is being organised by Fladbury Kayak Club. Teams of up to 8, aged 8 years and over.
7:00pm The Great Wake Drake Race After the treasure hunt. Drakes can be bought from the Village Shop, Boat Lane Brewery , the Fish and Anchor or members of the committee.
22rd December – Carols around the Maypole
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