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The Haddenham Wassail with take place on Saturday 6th January.

The group will meet outside the bakery at Fort End at 4.30pm and walk up to Townsend Community Orchard

"Here's to thee, old apple tree,
Whence thou mayst bud
And whence thou mayst blow!
And whence thou mayst bear apples now!
Hats full! Caps full!
Bushel--bushel--sacks full,
And my pockets full too! Huzza!"


Please bring with you:

  • some cider (not obligatory!)
  • warm clothes
  • something to play music or make some noise
  • children (we need them to put toast in the trees!)
  • a slice of toast
  • plenty of good cheer!

For more information, contact David, Email: dakeyd10@googlemail.com

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