Dunster Wassail promises fun for all this Friday

SHOTGUNS will be fired as part of the ancient tradition at the Wassail. PHOTO: Maureen Harvey.

SHOTGUNS will be fired as part of the ancient tradition at the Wassail. PHOTO: Maureen Harvey.

First published in News

BRING your pans, pots and anything that will make a loud noise along to the Dunster Community Orchard Wassail on Friday, January 17.

The evening will involve ‘The Wassail’, firing of shotguns, music, stories and refreshments.

The Wassail is a tradition used to scare away evil spirits to ensure a good harvest of fruit in the autumn. 

This will be followed by a flaming torch procession around the village stopping at various points for more stories and songs.

Parking is free at Dunster Steep car park and everyone is invited to meet at the Buttercross Orchard, St Georges Street, Dunster at 7.30pm.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree