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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival itself is a relatively recent tradition, evolving through the Victorian Age. It is a time to give thanks and recongise the hand of the Creator God in the abundance of creation. Although sometimes derided as a moment of rural nostalgia, it is actually an opportunity to thank God for all that is around us, and all that has been achieved in the year, whether on the land or in industry or commerce.

The priest traditionally wears green vestments on this day.