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Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Title: Wassail Location: The Jubilee Wood, Great Gidding Start Time: 19:30 Date: Thursday 16th February 2017 Time we had another Pagan adventure in the Jubilee wood to celebrate a Wassail. This is an old English custom of celebrating the imminent arrival of spring.  As the days start

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Wassail and Wiff Waff evening – January 9th

Wassail and Wiff Waff evening - January 9th

Due to the recent continuous deluge, it was decided that this year the Giddings Wassail celebrations would be run in a slightly different format.

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Wassail

Wassail

On the evening of January the 9 th we will be exercising our pagan past with a Wassail This is an event that has been introduced over the past few years more to reconnect with our rural history and heritage.  The format for the evening has changed

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A Wassailing we go!

Drawn to the Jubilee woods by the light of bonfire and waning gibbous moonlight, the villagers once again gathered to join in with the ages old tradition of Wassailing. This year, to aid the abundant harvest of fruit on the trees, the Wassailing performed around the circle

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Wassail night 2012

Wassail night is on the go! A hardy group of villagers are Wassailing the night away. Firstly in the Jubilee Wood and then onto the Village Hall for food, cider and a warm up! Everyone’s enjoying the cider! Paul Burgess is awarded the ‘Ale’d and Aimless’ trophy

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