The famous Mari Lwyd (Grey Mare) will be visiting Boscastle,
for the first time on All Hallow’s Eve.
Two Mari or Mares will be coming - Y Fari Troellog and Mari
Trecopr and they will be welcomed by Penkevyll
the Lands End Oss at approximately outside the . A
short ceremony or pwnco will be
performed to bring good fortune to the Museum and this will be followed by
music and dance outside. Everyone is
welcome to join in this, so bring your musical instruments and/or dancing feet! Museum of Witchcraft
Later on the Mari plus musicians will visit the local hostelries to bestow their luck and revelry on the inhabitants!
Here are some wonderful photos to give you an idea about what it is all about and hopefully to intrigue you and encourage you to come along.
For more information on the Mari Lwyd: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Lwyd