Lammas Day

Summary

Traditionally, August 1st was known as ‘Lammas Day’ when farmers used the year’s first grain harvest to make bread and wish for a good harvest in the coming year. This article has been written by Jane and read by Heather.

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Recalling Lammas Day on 1st August, which celebrates the first harvest of the year

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Authors

  • Hello, my name is Jane Holmes and I am an article writer for TNF Soundings. For many years I volunteered as a reader and editor for Witney Talking News and later became Magazine Editor for them where I enjoyed working with fellow volunteers producing Magazines. I still send items to them from time to time. I now live in Devon, so you will hear other people reading my items. I hope you enjoy listening to them.

  • Heather trained as a journalist on newspapers and worked as a reporter, sub editor and editor for more than a decade. She later switched sides to work in-house for a number of high profile public sector organisations, helping them communicate effectively with the public, stakeholders and Government Ministers.

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