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Mistletoe Auction

Mistletoe is harvested annually from the Adams family organic apple orchards near to the market town of Tenbury Wells Worcestershire, where each November and December 3 annual mistletoe auctions are held.


Season:
Winter


Credits:
GAP Photos/Clive Nichols


Feature No:   3468 

Qty of Images:    43 

 



 
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Synopsis
This is the only mistletoe auction in the country and draws buyers nationwide. Druids unofficially begin proceedings, holding a ceremony of peace and thanksgiving on National Mistletoe day (December 1st). Local farmers, the Adams, cut boughs and kissing balls of mistletoe and take to sell at the auction, they also sell direct online. The auction is manged by Nick Champion and has very strict rules and regulations for both selling and buying.

 

 

 
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