Tagged: Christmas Day

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Druids Drink 2021

It’s fast approaching that time of year again.  When assorted dog walkers (doggers), wizards (nutters) and pagans (hippy clothes shop afficiandos) all gather around the druid stones at Pontypridd Common, midday on Christmas Day. The annual Christmas Day Druids Drink is a permanent fixture in the Ponty social calendar of course and...

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Druids Drink 2020

As I’m sure you all know by now the annual Christmas Day Druids Drink is a permanent fixture in the Ponty social calendar.  However as some of you may have noticed this year we’ve had this nasty little virus buggering things up for us all.  As a result we shall...

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Druid’s Drink 2019

Yep, it’s that time of year again.  When would-be druids, naked dog walkers and berry eaters gather for a firm handshake, a toast to the ‘stones’ and a good ole fashioned chinwag.  Pagans, songwriters, lost Christmas Eve revellers, archaeologists, retired adult movie stars, chemical engineers, poets, millionaire ex-bookshop owners, far...

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Druids Drink 2018

Well, it’s that time of year again.  When lapsed druids from all walks of life gather for a handshake, a toast to the ‘stones’ and a good ole fashioned chinwag.  Rock stars, dog walkers, retired adult movie stars, chemical engineers, poets, probation workers and photographers will once again be in attendance...

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Why Christmas Day?

Have you ever wondered why Christmas Day (that time when we scoff too many sprouts, we get inundated with socks and the Llanover Arms, Pontypridd closes weirdly early) is celebrated on December 25? History Well, it wasn’t always so. In fact, for the first three centuries of Christianity’s existence, Jesus...