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Fun for everyone at wassailing events




Bourne's first wassailing event at Bourne Community Orchard'Photo: Lee Hellwing
Bourne's first wassailing event at Bourne Community Orchard'Photo: Lee Hellwing

While wassailing is an ancient custom dating back hundreds of years, it’s a fairly new concept for the communities of Bourne and Ketton.

A wassail is a traditional custom to celebrate the apple harvest and reawaken the trees - ready for another fruitful year.

Bourne's first wassailing event at Bourne Community Orchard'Photo: Lee Hellwing
Bourne's first wassailing event at Bourne Community Orchard'Photo: Lee Hellwing

The Friends of Bourne Wood held their first wassail on Saturday at their community orchard, off Beech Avenue, on Saturday evening.


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