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Night at Oakwell Hall promises to be a right royal bash.

OAK Apple Day, or Royal Oak Day, is the anniversary of the restoration of King Charles II to the throne in 1660 - and will be celebrated in Kirklees next week.

Its name derives from the oak tree in which Charles hid to avoid capture by the Parliamentary forces.

On Thursday, the eve of Oak Apple Day, Oakwell Hall in Birstall is giving people the chance the relive the celebrations that welcomed Charles to the throne after 10 years in exile.

Oakwell at Night, 7.30pm-10pm, will involve a tour by guides in period costume, with demonstrations of traditional crafts by the Friends of Oakwell, followed by a 17th Century-themed buffet and 16th and 17th century music and dancing with the Leeds Waits.

Places (PS15 per person) must be pre-booked by calling Oakwell Hall on Nutter Lane on 01924 324761.

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:May 23, 2015
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