Welcome to Scuttlebrook Wake
Scuttlebrook Wake is an annual celebration held in Chipping Campden on the first Saturday after Whitsun. Wakes have been held in Campden from at least the 12th century but the current one has its origins in the late 19th century and is named named after the Cattle brook which flowed through the Leasebourne end of the High Street.
EVENT CANCELLED FOR 2020
30th May 2020
The Day’s Events
See what’s happening this year
10:00 – 11:00 am
One Small Step
Judging of High Street Window Competition:
2020 Theme: “A Teddy Bears Picnic- All bears welcome!”
The Fancy Dress entrants and Floats will assemble in Littleworth from 1.30 onwards.
Fancy Dress Judging
Judging of the Fancy Dress at Littleworth. All entrants are invited to join the procession to the Square.
Procession from Littleworth to the Square headed by Bretforton Silver Band. The Campden Morris Dancers will draw the trolley bearing the Queen-elect and Attendants.
The Queen is Crowned
The new Queen is crowned by the retiring Queen. There follows the prize-giving by the Queen. Children from St Catharine’s school do some country dances and the Maypole will be danced by the children from St James’. After that the Campden Morris Men will perform. After the dancing, the band leads the parade to the Almshouses, where the Queen and her attendants dismount.
16:00 – 20:00 pm
Entertainment in the High Street outside the Lygon Arms. Including:
Live Music: details to be advised later in April but we will have more music from Generation Jones and other acts.
6pm- Scuttlebrook Children’s Races outiside the Lygon Arms.
Traditional Fairground open in Leysbourne until Midnight.