It was a beautiful day for it, about 70 of us gathered together, drums were beaten as we marched around the edge of the garden, we then gathered around a tree and sang a song, shouted loudly to scare away evil spirits and then sang songs to bless a chosen apple tree, poured some apple juice around the base of the tree, and hung pom poms on it. The aim was to ensure a fruitful harvest, but also ensured that people volunteered to help work in the garden.
My photos didn't turn out well because I photographed into the sun. Below here's one of the people with an ivy and berry crown
Elmar Rubio also took some fab photos which can be seen on Facebook.
And Swindon Viewpoint was there as well with more explanations than I have managed: