Did we know we can go for a cruise with Druids on Primrose Hill this Sunday?
March 17, 2017 - Picnic Time
Londoners are celebrating a open equinox on Primrose Hill this Sunday. The Loose Association of Druids will accumulate during 12.30pm in a Hawthorne Grove nearby a summit, before rising during 1pm for an alfresco ritual. All are acquire to join: design white robes, round processions and invocations of Ceridwen a Earth Mother. Celebrants are invited to move a grant to a community druidic cruise afterwards: we advise a flask of grassland and a quiche laced with uninformed open herbs.
When did all this begin?
The vernal equinox falls when night and day are a same length, when a round of a year turns and a object regains a strength. Druids call it Alban Eilir, ‘The Light of a Earth’. The initial Gorsedd (sacred Druid gathering) was organized on Primrose Hill in 1792 by a Welsh stonemason called Iolo Morganwg. He surrounded a tiny organisation with a dedicated round of sparse pebbles; find out a commemorative mill that outlines a spot.
The festivities continue during noon on Monday. Process in overpower along Byward Street and watch a Druid Order separate seeds on Tower Hill Terrace. Make certain we shower some snacking seeds yourself to safeguard a cultivatable year ahead.
Henry Eliot and Matt Lloyd-Rose, co-authors of ‘Curiocity: In Pursuit of London’.