Welsh Winter Traditions: The Hunting of the Wren
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Welsh Winter Traditions: The Hunting of the Wren

By Jhenah Telyndru Although occurring in the same season as the Mari Lwyd traditions, the Hunting of the Wren -Hela’r Dryw – ┬áis a separate custom which appears to be more straightforward when it comes to revealing its ancient roots. There are two distinct phases of the practice: the hunt itself and the subsequent parading…