After being cancelled in 2020 because of the dreaded coronavirus, the Axbridge Pageant is finally making its welcome return to Axbridge Square this August Bank Holiday weekend. And we can’t wait to celebrate!
What is Axbridge Pageant?
The Axbridge Pageant is a community event that has been performed regularly since the inaugural 1967 celebration of the town’s history, and since then the pageant has been held every decade. The pageant is a huge historical re-enactment celebrating over 2000 years of Axbridge’s rich history.
The event brings the history of the town to life in a unique open-air costumed drama and covers life from the Romans to the present day. Ensuring that it highlights major events that have shaped Axbridge over time.
The first pageant performed in 1967 was in celebration of the newly formed by-pass along the former Strawberry Line Railway. However, it was such a success that the event is now held every 10 years.
When is the Axbridge Pageant Taking Place?
The Axbridge Pageant takes place over the Bank Holiday weekend from August 27th-29th 2022. With the main performances set to take place at 3 pm every day, and evening events from 8 pm.
Visit Axbridge Pageant
to find out more information and to book your tickets today.
Where Can I Stay for the Axbridge Pageant?
If you’re looking to make a weekend out of it, why not book one of our 10 beautifully appointed bedrooms here at The Oakhouse Hotel
in Axbridge. The hotel is situated within the square where the Axbridge Pageant is taking place therefore you will be perfectly positioned for all the weekend’s festivities.
Each of our rooms is individual in design, comfortable and cosy, just like the rest of the hotel. Additionally, all of our hotel rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, WiFi, The White Company ® toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities including a Dolce Gusto coffee machine, mini bar fridge and complimentary water, as well as an Iron / Ironing board and hairdryer.
You can book one of our hotel rooms
online today or by calling the hotel on 01934 732444
Food and Drink at the Axbridge Pageant
Here at The Oakhouse Hotel
, we’ll be putting on a medieval feast fit for any banquet during the Axbridge Pageant festivities. If you would like to book a table in our restaurant, simply visit The Oakhouse Hotel today and book through our online booking form
or alternatively give us a call on 01934 732444
Alternatively, we will also be offering a range of delicious and mouth-watering food during the pageant weekend from our stand.
We look forward to joining you for the celebrations at the end of August!