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Winter Solstice Open Day

The Longshed Tide Mill Lane, Woodbridge

The Anglo-Saxon midwinter festival, which was celebrated on either 21 or 24 December (depending on sources), was called Mōdraniht ("Mothers' Night") and signified the start of the Anglo-Saxon New Year. Essentially it seems it was a fertility festival around the year’s shortest day, the winter solstice, celebrating the return of the light, rebirth etc. and … Continue reading Winter Solstice Open Day