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ripov Folklore: Modern Day Wassailing (9) RE: Folklore: Modern Day Wassailing 07 Nov 16


There are a number of "wassails" advertised around Yule, sometimes just an excuse for music and beer (as if any were needed!) I'm not sure, though, if people still go into the orchards en masse to demonstrate to the trees how to go about getting new apples next year. Normally too cold outside for those used to central heating. For a few years The Brunel engine house at Rotherhithe has had a night with a ceremony (suitable for little ones) involving an apple tree and "folk" music (ie a low key English session),


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