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Thursday, 13 January 2011

News Clipping: Wassailing ceremony at the Railway Orchard in Dorchester

A celebration of nature will be taking place in Dorchester this weekend.  Transition Town Dorchester is holding a traditional wassailing ceremony at its new Railway Orchard off Monmouth Road on Sunday at 3.30pm.  The custom of wassailing is an age-old tradition aimed at encouraging trees to produce a good crop.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 13th January 2011

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