Widow's Bun Ceremony

This event has finished Took place on: Friday, 30th Mar 2018

Every year on Good Friday, the tradition of the Widow’s Buns is celebrated. The legend is that the old widow's only son left to go to sea, possibly during the Napoleonic Wars, and wrote to her explaining that he would be returning home at Easter and to have a nice hot cross bun waiting for him.

Sadly, he never returned, but his mother continued to keep a fresh hot cross bun every Good Friday for the rest of her life.

Typically takes place about 3pm.

If you want to be in the pub, you're recommended to book a table via their website.

Cost: Free of Charge

Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

2018-03-30 2018-03-30 Europe/London Widow's Bun Ceremony Annual tradition by the Royal Navy to present a hot cross bun to the recently refurbished pub. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/03/30/widows-bun-ceremony-166477 The Widow's Son Pub,75 Devons Road,,London

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75 Devons Road,
E3 3PJ

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