' Twelfth Tide '
A Programme specially devised by J. M. N. JEFFRIES and produced by PATRICK BEECH
Twelfth Day, or Epiphany, which ends the period of Christmas, was originally celebrated in honour of the Eastern Magi. In the process of time, however, the religious feast gradually became transformed into a secular celebration with an agricultural background. The various customs past and present that attached themselves to this festival, such as making Twelfth Cake and Wassailing the Apple Tree, form the subject of this evening's programme.
J. M. N.
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