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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...

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Druidic Drinks

Started in 2013 by Welsh writer Dave Lewis and other members of www.pontytown.co.uk, the annual Christmas Day ‘morning drinkies at the druid stones’ kicks off again at 12:00pm. Massive crowds are once again expected to converge on the Rocking Stones, Pontypridd Common, for what some have called the new Glastonbury. Well, it’s muddy anyway....