Lammas Day

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Related to Lammas Day: Candlemas Day, All Saints Day
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Noun1.Lammas Day - commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prisonLammas Day - commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
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Playing on the name of the ancient Lammas Day - the first harvest festival of the year - Llamb's Day marks the start of the Welsh lamb season, inviting everyone to feast on the finest, freshest lamb that's been reared on the lush Welsh grasslands using farming methods that date back centuries.
Among programme highlights is a Lammas Day event on Saturday August 1, where you can weave a corn dolly from straw and make your own flat bread to cook over an open fire; and two map reading courses in Shibden Park organised by David Austin from the Calderdale branch of the Ramblers Association.
In addition, numerous ancient festivals were based on nature and agriculture, like today - Lammas Day.
He'll be stopping us slaughtering a goat in the gent's toilets on Lammas Day next.