About Tenbury Festival

About Tenbury Festival

The Tenbury Mistletoe Festival takes place annually in December in Tenbury Wells. The mistletoe plant is very important to the people of Tenbury and has been associated with this area of the UK for centuries. Here we take a look at the festival and what it has to offer visitors.

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The History of the Mistletoe Plant

The History of the Mistletoe Plant

Mistletoe is a plant that we all associate with the festive season. Along with holly mistletoe is one of the most popular Christmas plants that adorn our homes in December. We kiss under the mistletoe but why? Where did that tradition come from? Here we take a look at the origins of mistletoe, where it came from and why today it remains one of the most widely bought plants at Christmas time.

The History of the Mistletoe Plant