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Traditional Tudor Wassail

Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, Sussex BN27 3QS
Date and Time
21 January 2023
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us at Michelham Priory House & Gardens for a magical afternoon of dancing, drumming, fire and feasting to bless the trees and wish them good health for the year ahead!

Bring along a musical instrument, decorate yourself in foliage and feathers and join the torchlit procession to wake the apple trees from their slumber, scare away evil spirits and celebrate winter like the Tudors did.

The event will be led by traditional experts with entertainment from Brighton Folk Choir, Blackpowder Morris and Gallyard Tudor Dancers who will help transport you back 500 years to when Wassailing was common across Sussex.

Capacity will be limited and pre-booking is essential with no tickets available on the evening.

Our on site cafe will be serving hot and cold refreshments.This event is suitable for all ages, no alcohol will be served at this family event.

This event is suitable for all ages. Due to the nature of this event dogs we are not allowing dogs.

Event organiser is Sussex Past

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