Chepstow Wassail Mari

Mari Lwyd Public Announcement

The Wassail/Mari has developed over fifteen years into an Event of significant, major cultural importance. We are very, very proud of it and would wholeheartedly thank those who participate and those who attend without who it could never happen.

The 2019 Wassail/Mari saw the Event grow even bigger, to the point where, after a huge amount of soul - searching, we the Organisers feel that The Event has outgrown the limited facilities that our Town has available to us.

We have therefore decided, that it is time for us to take a Sabbatical, to re-charge our own energies and re-think the future direction of the Event.

The Wassail/Mari has been such a wonderful cultural journey and so, so many bonds of friendship have been born. We would hate for the Wassail/Mari to lose its beauty and its intimacy which are at the very heart of what we wanted to achieve.

Please rest assured that the Wassail/Mari WILL RETURN IN JANUARY 2021 and that the future format will appear here in good time. WE WILL NOT LET IT GO AWAY.

We apologise for any inconvenience and/or disappointment this decision may have caused you but we do hope that you understand our reasons. This decision really, really, was not taken lightly.

With Love and Best Wishes to you all, Strength in Community,

Mick, Tim and The Organising Committee


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