(Have You Ever Been Sailing?)
(All Through the Night)
(A Little Lad from Melin Y Wig )
(The Miller's Song)
(Yonder Comes Mother)
(Two Small Dogs)
(Gee Up Little Horse)
(The Colors of the Rainbow)
(I Saw a Jackdaw)
(New Year's Eve)
New Year's Song
(Tidy Little House)
(One Finger, Two Fingers, Three Fingers Dancing)
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Wales and more.
Going door-to-door for treats between Halloween and Christmas-time has been common throughout the West for the past few centuries. These traditions have their roots in Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival that was celebrated from October 31st to November 1st, the halfway point between the autumnal [...]
People around the world leave different "treats" for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. In the US and Canada, we put out milk and cookies for Santa. I have to say when he comes to our house, he leaves a big mess of crumbs on the table… but he always writes us a note [...]
Cathy Smith McGregor wrote on Mama Lisa’s World Facebook Group: My Aunt posted this on her wall. Can you help her? (She is Welsh.) “When I was in school in the U.K. we sang a little song about feeding the birds in winter, but all I can remember is bits and pieces. It says something [...]
Sam wrote: Hi Lisa My father is visiting his new grandson and counting his toes while saying, “Tom Tiddler, Marsh Mappler, Mappler How, How Hairy, Bow Bairy, Buttry Ghan, Ghan Gilvan, Gilvan Nod, Whisken Todd, We Ten Ten”. Spelling not-withstanding, what does this mean? Dad thought they [...]
A while ago, we asked about gift giving traditions around the world. Nicola Holdsworth wrote to us from the UK telling us about British holiday and gift-giving traditions. Here’s what she wrote… We give horseshoes for marriage, oranges form part of the Christingle celebration, usually [...]
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