Useful links

We’ve listed below some links relating to the Barwick-in-Elmet maypole. If you have found an interesting article, photo or movie on-line… please let us know and we will add it to the list. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the content of external websites.


Local organisations

Barwick and Scholes Parish Council
www.barwickandscholespc.com

Barwick-in-Elmet Historical Society
www.barwickinelmethistoricalsociety.com

Barwick-in-Elmet C of E Primary School
www.barwick-in-elmetschool.com

Barwick Tennis Club
www.barwicktennisclub.com


Local Pubs

The Black Swan
Google Maps

The Fox & Grapes
www.thefoxandgrapesleeds.co.uk

The Gascoigne Arms
www.thegascoignearms.co.uk

The New Inn
Google Maps


Reference

Barwick in Elmet & Scholes War Memorials Web Site
An article on ‘the cross’ war memorial that stands next to the maypole
www.pro-patria-mori.co.uk

Brigantes Nation
An article on Hall Tower Hill and Wendel Hill
www.brigantesnation.com

English Heritage Pastscape
The English Heritage record of Hall Tower Hill and Wendel Hill
www.pastscape.org.uk

Leodis
An early photograph of the Maypole at the Leeds Library Archive
http://www.leodis.net

Ordnance Survey Explore Maps
Interactive OS maps with suggested walking routes around Barwick-in-Elmet

OS explore 1
OS explore 2


Yorkshire Film Archive

The Fall and rise of the Barwick Maypole – 1978
A charming film by Leeds Cine Club. Do you recognise yourself? If so, let us know in the comments section!
www.yfaonline.com

Children’s Day – 1951
A film shot at Roundhay Park, including an impressive display of choreographed Maypole dancing
www.yfaonline.com


Wikipedia

Barwick-in-Elmet
Elmet
Garland
Maypole
Maypole dance
Motte and Bailey
Weather vane

Diary Dates

Barwick Maypole Lowering
Monday 21st April 2014

Barwick Maypole Raising
Monday 26th May 2014

Barwick Beer Festival
Sat 18th October 2014

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