WHAT YOU OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT PANCAKE DAY AND PROBABLY DON’T!

Pancake day is much beloved by the sweet toothed fraternity, but did you know it is actually part of the Shrove Tide celebrations and marks the beginning of Lent?

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The Truth About Halloween

Halloween is based on the old Celtic festival of Samhain which means summer’s end and marks the end of the Celtic year. It is a time for winter preparation when surplus animals were slaughtered and preparations made for the long winter nights and the dead season when the land sleeps.  Because it is a time […]

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THE FIRST FRUITS OF LAMMAS

According to our Celtic ancestors, there are four cross-quarter days of which Lammas is one. It falls on the 1st August by our reckoning, but as the calendar has been tampered with over the centuries, we’re probably a few days out!

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CRY MORRIS FOR ENGLAND & ST. GEORGE!

Lots of St. George’s Day events taking place all over the country including Loughborough where I’ll be dancing with Bare Bones border morris team. It’s not the first time I've danced time in public, but still a nerve wracking experience! What the heck! If St. George can take on a dragon, what’s a bit of […]

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