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The Barlaston Wassail, Staffordshire

Takes place on New Year's Eve at 9.30pm to midnight. A procession and verse-saying to honour local famous ANglo-Saxons over the Downs Banks, in association with the National Trust. Culminates in a torchlight procession through the village, and dancing Ould Lyne Syne round the tree on the village green. Details Barlastonwassail@yahoo.com, (01782) 372067

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From Tim Cockin on 6th September 2013
Please insert this:- This is Britain's unique wassail. The 2013 event will be taking place round the village of Barlaston, and not over the Downs Banks. Still starting at 9.30pm on the village green. The organiser, Tim Cockin.

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