This is the first Monday after Epiphany, the first day of the first week back at work after the Christmas holidays.
Events associated with Plough Monday include:
- Mummers Plays
- Plough Bullocks
Dates vary regionally. Bread or toast is soaked in cider and hung in the apple trees. Guns are then fired into the trees.
Straw Bear Festival
Held in Whittlesey near Peterborough, Second weekend in January.
There is a Wikipedia entry here
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