St Anne’s Day Celebrations.

The Friends of Brislington Brook was formed to promote and protect the woodland areas of Nightingale Valley and St Anne’s Woods, through which the Brislington Brook runs to the River Avon. 

The Holy Well situated in St Anne’s Woods was once one of the most important sites of pilgrimage in the British Isles. It was visited by royalty and noble men, sailors and merchants, and good old Bristol Folk. King Henry VII is also known to have visited the Chapel of St Anne in the Wood on pilgrimage, before it fell foul to the Dissolution of Monasteries.

For these reasons, St Anne’s Day, on the 26th July, is particularly celebrated by the Friends of Brislington Brook and it’s predecessors.

Please click on the following links to see pictures that capture the fun and celebrations each year:

2016 St Anne’s Day Pageant Pictures.

 

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