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Much Marcle Wassail 2024 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Silurian Morris   
Sunday, 24 December 2023 14:52

Old Apple Tree we Wassail thee, and hope that thou will bear Hats Full, Caps Full,
3 Bushel Bags Full - and a Little Heap under the Stairs.

When: Saturday 6th January 2024.  From 6pm for a 7pm start.  Torches will be lit at 7:30pm.
Where: Westons Cider Visitor Centre, Much Marcle HR8 2NQ

Silurian Border Morrismen will bring their popular Wassail once again to Much Marcle.  Dancing will be at 7pm followed by an atmospheric torch-lit procession into ancient cider orchards.  After the Ceremony of singing, carousing and general merriment there will be food, music and Mummers at the Visitors Centre.

This popular event raises much needed funds for St Michael's Hospice at Bartestree.  As last year, we are selling tickets for only £10 (under 16s free).  This has the advantage of keeping numbers at manageable levels and raising even more money for the Hospice.

To avoid disappointment buy your tickets ASAP from St. Michael's Hospice's website!

We invite you to join us on the 6th to share in a ceremony bursting with fire, poetry, weird gifts, ancient songs and lots of laughs.  Add in a bit of Silurian's vigorous Border dancing and you've got a great night out for the whole family.

Silurian would like to remind all participants that darkness, mud, cold and REAL fire are involved - come prepared.

For more information about the Silurian Wassail or to arrange a picture during the event please contact:

  • Butler of the Wassail: Ian Craigan 07879-033823 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Foreman of the Wassail: ‘Captain’ Roger Page This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Friday, 05 January 2024 22:17

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