Bill Richards (91 yrs) leads a group of Wassailers who travel around the village of Curry Rivel Somerset on old New Years Eve, January 5th, singing a traditional wassailing song, and bidding the house holders "... and a happy New Year", before being invited in for refreshment.  UK.  2016<br />
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£271-00 was collected for the local St Margaret's Hospice.<br />
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Paul Willey, Bill Richards, Garry "Budgie" Eagle.
CURRY RIVEL OLD NEW YEARS EVE WASSAILING
Bill Richards (91 yrs) leads a group of Wassailers who travel around the village of Curry Rivel Somerset on old New Years Eve, January 5th, singing a traditional wassailing song, and bidding the house holders "... and a happy New Year", before being invited in for refreshment. UK. 2016

£271-00 was collected for the local St Margaret's Hospice.

Paul Willey, Bill Richards, Garry "Budgie" Eagle.

Filename: Old News Years Eve Wassailing Somerset Curry Rivel 20160105 _DSC0070.jpg
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Date: 5 Jan 2016
Location: CURRY RIVEL SOMERSET UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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