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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
18-Jan-24 - 11:58 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2024
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2024
BBC Sounds The Food Programme Wassail! Wassail! A celebration of cider, orchards and song 30 Jan 2022 Available for over a year

Dan Saladino goes in search of the history, meaning and spirit of wassails and cider. In Somerset he takes part in a village wassail sung door to door and one sung in an orchard.

Contributors: The Drayton village wassailers, Gerard Tucker, wassail master of ceremonies
Music: Drayton Wassail (as documented by Cecil Sharp in 1903), Tam Lin, Fairport Convention (1968), Bruton Town, Pentangle (1968)