2022 Lamb Ale Event Info & Schedule

All details subject to change without notice!

All weekend:

Organised Private Campsite at Village Hall

Friday Evening.

Campsite Open.
Get-together sessions at the Black’s Head, Bletchingdon OX5 3DA
01869 350011 :  https://theblacksheadinn.co.uk/
Shuttle minibus available between the Village Hall and the pub, 7.30 to 11.30pm approx.
Donations welcome.

Saturday Daytime

10:30am. Assemble on the Village Green, opposite the Dashwood Arms
Kirtlington Morris dance in village with their guest sides:-

  • Hexham Morris
  • Hexhamshire Lasses
  • Seven Champions

12:00pm-3:00pm. Lunch at Black’s Head, Bletchingdon OX5 3DA, with dancing. Morris tour of Woodstock.

5:00pm     Tea & Cakes @ Kirtlington Village Hall

Saturday Evening

7:00-9.00pm. Lamb Roast – £3 for lamb roll only, £5 with accompaniments

8:00 – 11:30pm  Barn Dance in Village Hall with Ceilidh band Whapweasel and caller Lesley Dunlop. 

Open to all. Bar & Raffle

Tickets (£10) on the door



9:45am Morris sides assemble North of village.
10:00 Procession to church.
10:45 Lamb Ale Service.
11:30 Procession from Church to School.
12:00 Kirtlington Morris dance at school.
12:15 Dance displays at School, Village Hall, The Dashwood and Oxford Arms.
3:00 All guest Morris sides dance at School.


8:00 – 9.30am    Sunday Breakfast at Village Hall

10:30am – 4:00pm  Sunday – Refreshments, in Village Hall

12:00pm – 4:00pm Sunday – Local Interest and Kirtlington Morris Archives Exhibition at School. Bar.

Facilities for Visiting and
Weekend Sides:

Friday Evening:

This year the get together session is at the Black’s Head, Bletchingdon, 2 miles from Kirtlington.
We are organising a shuttle minibus between the Village Hall and the pub, 7.30 to 11.30pm
– Donations welcome.

Village Hall:
Campsite, toilets, showers
“Basic breakfast” – Sat. am
Lamb Barbeque – Sat. evening (before dance)
Catered breakfast – Sun. am
Refreshments, plus the Lamb Ale – Sunday PM

Bar, refreshments, toilets etc. – Sun.

The Dashwood Arms:
Bar, restaurant, toilets.

The Oxford Arms:
Beer etc., food, toilets

Nearest shop: Midcounties Coop Food, Station Rd., Bletchingdon OX5 3DE.
Wide range of goods, sandwiches, off-licence etc.

Kirtlington Morris will provide lunch during the Woodstock tour on Saturday, approx. 1.30pm, and tea at the Village Hall approx. 5pm.
Any special dietary requirements, please contact us.
We are asking for a contribution of £10 per head towards the costs of the coach and lunch.
Please pay Mick Onions on the outward journey.

Weekend sides are also invited to a buffet tea at Kirtlington Squire, Nigel Holt’s house in Bletchington,
1 mile from Kirtlington, approx. 5pm, after the final display on Sunday.