Villagers Take Part In The Bolney Wassail

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Local children thrash the largest and oldest tree to stimulate it's... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Ceremony,Child,Community,Cultures,England,Horizontal,Human Interest,Large,Tree,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBOLNEY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 05: Local children thrash the largest and oldest tree to stimulate it's growth during the Apple Howling ceremony at Old Mill Farm on January 5, 2013 in Bolney, England. In this ancient ritual evil spirits are driven out and good spirits are encouraged to produce a bountiful apple crop for the following year's cider drink. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)