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Build the Wicker Man

May 1, 2018 - May 3, 2018


To collect scrub willow and asset the artist in creating a 4m high wicker man to be burned in celebration of the Celtic festival of Beltane on the afternoon of 5th may 2018. On the Day of Beltane, we will need help to build the bonfire to burn the Wicker Man.


A strict timetable of 3 days to collect and assist with the creation of the wicker. Bring people together in an activity that’s has been in Celtic culture before records began. Remind us of our past heritage and the connection of our ancestors to the land and the seasons.


This Activity will be on four dates. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, May and the actual burn day on the 5th May.

Materials used:

Cut willow and Alder scrub and de-thorned bramble for tying.

Equipment required:

  • Bring Your own Pack Lunch
  • Loppers, Billhooks, Hand saws, Shovels. (Provided) and rakes or bring your own.
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Gloves and Safety glasses (provided) Good footwear.

Suitable for:

  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Lower teenagers to pensioners with average mobility.
  • Corporate groups
  • Social groups
  • Uniformed Youth groups.


May 1, 2018
May 3, 2018
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Fagl Lane Quarry
Fagl Lane
Hope, Wrexham LL12 9HB United Kingdom
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