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Twelfth Night, Green Man, Father Christmas

Twelfth Night festivities on the south bank of the Thames near the Globe Theatre. The Lions Part theatre company lead the proceedings, which include the arrival of the Holly Man by boat, wassailing, a mummers play, and a procession along the Thames.

The Holly Man wassails the River Thames at the Twelfth Night celebrations near The Globe, London

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Bonkers Twelfth Night Celebrations This Sunday

Scottish Christmas Traditions | Wassailing Christmas Traditions and Customs in England, Scotland and ...

Scottish Christmas Traditions, Wassailing Christmas Traditions, and Yuletide Customs throughout ancient Britain

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"Country Pursuits: Apple Wassailing" by Alice Pattullo

Wassailing  apple trees. Our Somerset roots.....

Wassail Wassail, performed by Mannheim Steamroller

John Bauer, (Swedish artist) Christmas, Julbok and tomte

John Bauer, Christmas, Julbock(Yule Goat) and tomte(nisse, gnome)

I was tricked. Tricked I say! I wanted to write about the King Cake, which I thought was totally a Christmas, like December 25th Christmas, thing. But it’s not! I was hoodwinked! It kinda is though…

Day 10: Twelfth Night Cake & King Cake

The traditional Twelfth Night celebration kicks off the Carnival season with krewes and king cakes on January

The Holly Man at a wassailing event

Wassailing in Devon: 'They put a virgin in a tree at one point'

Tom Cox: It might sound a bit Wicker Man, but we need soulful events such as singing to apple trees. If civilisation collapsed, we’d need them more still

"Here We Come A'Wassailing" - with "The Holly Man" - A blog Post by @julielcleveland of Blue Morning Expressions about Celebrating the Holidays

The Holly Man Since we’re singing and raising a ruckus, let’s add sparkly things and holiday dress to the mix and wave our green and reds to all those that we meet today. Let’s go wassailing!