The Thistle & Shamrock: The Longest Day Ancient festivals and rituals have long marked the summer solstice. Join in the celebration with music by Kathryn Tickell, Richard Wood and more.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Longest Day

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Longest Day

The Thistle & Shamrock: The Longest Day

The Thistle & Shamrock: The Longest Day

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Ancient holidays, festivals and fertility rituals once marked the time when the sun reaches its greatest height in the Northern Hemisphere. Host Fiona Ritchie joins in the celebration with music and song handpicked for the longest period of daylight. Hear from artists like Richard Wood, Kathryn Tickell, Maddy Prior and more.