Today is Lammas in the UK – but do YOU know what that is?



Thousands will celebrate Lammas today – marking the first harvest of the season.
The date is usually celebrated in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and other countries in the Northern Hemisphere by baking Lammas bread, making corn dollies, bundling twigs together and enjoying large feasts with friends and family.
But while Lammas is associated harvesting grains – it shouldn’t be confused with ‘the Harvest Festival’, which is instead marked at the end of the harvest season in September.
Here is everything you need to know.
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1 August 2017 in Hot News, Views: 53
Source: Metro
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