The directions were to walk along the Rusthall Road as far as the red Victorian letter box and cross to the other side, then follow the willow wands into the clearing. It was as simple as walking a Celtic Ridgeway.
A beautiful little oak tree stands on a rise, waiting with spreading low branches to receive decoration.
We set up camp with two brand new marquees, thanks to the ‘Heart of the Community’ award we received for last year’s Community Arts Festival. The Mayor in his regalia, accompanied by the Mayoress, opened proceedings in style, and we were at once joyously entertained by the local Rock Choir singing their latest repertoire.
A constant flow of adults, children and their dogs came through our clearing, many of them enthusias...