Sat 9th Feb 14:00 till 18:00
St Andrew's East Parish Church 685 Alexandra Parade, G31 3 Glasgow, United Kingdom
Make lanterns, learn wassailing songs, hear some folk tales, share hot-mulled apple juice and sing to the trees so we have a bountiful harvest this year!
Wassailing is an old orchard tradition (usually held on the 12th night after Christmas) where communities get together to sing songs and toast the trees with hot cider to ensure a good harvest of fruit in the Autumn. It’s also common to make a lot of noise by banging pots and pans in order to scare away evil spirits and awaken the trees from their winter slumber.
St Andrews East Church 2-4pm
Drop-in lantern making & storytelling 2-3pm
Singing workshop with Jane Lewis 3-4pm
Alexandra Park Food Forest 4-6pm
Lantern procession to the Food Forest 4pm
Mulled apple juice, songs, stories and music round the fire 4.15-6pm
Things you could bring:
Pots and pans to bang, an instrument to play, a neighbor or friend to share in the fun!
Free, drop-in event, family friendly, all welcome
Please dress warmly and wear wellies or boots in case it’s muddy
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