Come rain or shine, if it's January, it must be Straw Bear time. A person known as the 'driver' is dressed in a suit of straw and parades around the town of Whittlesey to a lumbering beat from a band of musicians and accompanied by colourful dancers. Learn more about the history of the Straw Bear here.

Thanks to Andy Gutteridge for the photos below of a wet Straw Bear 2023: