About Graham

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

Easter in Oberursel

The fountain in Oberursel’s market square has been decorated for Easter by the “Orscheler Kerbeborschen”.

Carnival in Oberursel

The carnival procession took place in Oberursel on Sunday, 19th February, 2023.

Usinger Narrenzunft On-Tour

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Things to know about the carnival procession in Oberursel

It’s carnival time! The big procession in Oberursel starts at 2.11pm on Sunday afternoon. But with it having been cancelled for two years due to Covid and one year due to high winds, many people new to the area do not know what to expect and have been asking questions. So I went out and filmed some answers (in German):

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