In the verdant embrace of South Cambridgeshire, the Thriplow Daffodil Weekend unfolds as a venerated spectacle, drawing in a throng of nearly 10,000 visitors across two enchanting days. As the village awakens to the dawn of spring, it dons a resplendent cloak of daffodils, a myriad of varieties gracing its lanes and fields, enticing admirers from far and wide. Notably, the village proudly boasts its own distinctive Daffodil variety, a unique bloom that further distinguishes this charming event.
Amidst the tapestry of traditional family entertainment, from the lilting tunes of live music to the majestic presence of dray horses, captivating farming displays, a spirited dog show, and a showcase of classic cars, the Thriplow Daffodil Weekend promises an immersive experience. Meandering through the village, visitors discover over 130 meticulously arranged craft and food stalls, nestled in dedicated areas and marquees, harmoniously interspersed with vibrant displays of daffodils.
Commercial marquees beckon with their offerings, each space equipped with event power to ensure a seamless experience. Within the burgeoning Taste of Thriplow enclave, 24 catering pitches unfold a culinary mosaic, providing a tantalizing array of street food. The dedicated space resonates with the lively notes of a music stage and the convivial hum of a beer tent.
For those seeking deeper insights, the event’s history and the captivating narrative of Thriplow’s daffodils find their place on the official website (thriplowdaffodils). To unravel more about the village itself, the Thriplow Society’s webpages (thriplow/thriplow-society) serve as a treasure trove of local knowledge.
Helmed by a dedicated team of seasoned volunteers, the event operates on a noble ethos, channeling all proceeds towards charitable organizations in the region. A regional sensation, the Thriplow Daffodil Weekend garners extensive coverage through press, social media, and attracts the attention of both regional and national television/radio.
With an advanced ticket-only system in place, the forthcoming event beckons on the 16th and 17th of March 2024. Nestled within the embrace of the South Cambridgeshire countryside, with convenient access to the M11 and the A1 via the A505, the Thriplow Daffodil Weekend invites one and all to be part of one of East Anglia’s most cherished and popular visitor weekends.