Chepstow Wassail and Mari Lwyd 2019

Chepstow and Mari Lwyd 2019

Saturday 19th January from 1pm.

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1.00pm Mari Lwyd at the Green Man Backpackers

2.30pm Apple Wassail of the Chepstow Castle Dell (Town Council) Apple Trees located in the Lower Dell behind the Three Tuns. Sundry Singing and Dancing.

4.00pm Mari Lwyd (Welsh Grey Mare First Footing Ceremony) at the Drill Hall. Several Authentic Horses Heads Dressed in the Traditional Way. Welsh/English Banter, Lots of Singing/Colour/Fun.

6.15pm Meeting of the English and the Welsh in the Middle of the Old Iron Bridge. “It’s like going to War and then all Peace breaks out!”

7.15pm Grand Mari Lwyd performed at Chepstow Museum.

8pm Country Ceilidh Dance at the Drill Hall. All welcome, no experience necessary.

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