“Wassailing” in the Orchard.

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom. Photograph by Matt Cardy/Getty
Members of the Leominster Morris Dancers lead the crowd from the Hobson Brewery to the nearby apple orchard to take part in a torchlit Oldfields Orchard Cider wassailing ceremony.
The orchard-visiting wassail refers to the ancient custom of visiting orchards in cider-producing regions of England, reciting incantations and singing to the trees to promote a good harvest for the coming year. (Wikipedia)
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