Every midsummer a dragon puppet is paraded through the streets of Burford in a ceremony that dates back over 1200 years.
Chaotic scenes and drunken revelry were par for the course on this particularly boozy religious holiday.
St. Mary's Church, The Green, Witney
An escaped monkey during a fair inspired this unusual addition to the spire at St. Mary's Church, Witney.
St. Mary's Church, Church Street, Bloxham
The devil is said to have played a part in building the church spires in these three Oxfordshire villages.
Moonraker Lane, Bampton
The curiously named Moonraker Lane harks back to a running joke from the past about mistaking the moon's reflection for a cheese!
Dorchester Abbey, High St, Dorchester
After St Birinus was killed by a snake bite, a local legend states that no snake can live within earshot of the bell at Dorchester Abbey.
Shotover Country Park, Shotover, Oxford
Was Shotover Hill once home to a hill carving fit to rival the Cerne Abbas giant?
Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ashbury
It is believed that the village of Ashbury was built on the site of an ancient stone circle, as is evidenced by the sarsen stones scattered around the village.
Symon Wysdom's House, 1 High Street, Burford
A Burford man who attempted to 'sell' his wife at Chipping Norton market in 1855 got more than he bargained for!
Cornbury Park, Charlbury
On Palm Sunday it is traditional for villagers to walk into Wychwood forest to collect spring water to mix with liquorice to make 'Spanish Water'.
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