Friday is time to wassail …

When I saw a Facebook post from Cafe Bellini about wassailing, I realised I knew very little about it. I assumed it was making merry at Christmas.

Traditionally, the wassail is celebrated on Twelfth Night (January 5 or 6) but some people still wassail on “Old Twelvey Night”, January 17, as in this Friday.  Wassail means ‘be healthy’. I think the aim of it is to bring on spring and a good harvest of fruit trees … but share your knowledge because I am certain you all know more than I do.

Share your cup of cider, sing a bit and have fun while blessing the trees … or something along those lines! Enjoy. You can get the necessaries from Bellini’s …

 

 

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