Tuesday, May 28, 2013

30ft wicker man to be burnt in the Shropshire hills

As a frequent visitor to that part of the world, I am not wholly surprised.

The wicker man, says the Shropshire Star, will be set alight as part of the Sin-Eater Festival, which is being held at The Bridges in Ratlinghope from 21-23 June. This promises two dozen musical acts "plus morris dancing, craft workshops, music workshops, photography workshops, performance art, nature walks, films and loads and loads of real ale!"

But why is it called the 'Sin-Eater Festival'?

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