Braidwood Times
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Toasting the cider gods

By Alex Rea
Updated August 28 2016 - 6:41pm, first published 5:51pm

As spring warms the earth, the apple trees of Reidsdale were given a rowdy waking up in the annual Wassail on Sunday August 28. In a ceremony dating back over 1000 years to Ango-Saxon traditions singing and dancing among the orchards are said to promote a good harvest for the coming summer.

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