- As a young man it is said the David became a Monk and founded a monastery near to where he was born. It’s believe that St David’s Cathedral is built on the site of the original monastery.
- According to legend, David was said to restored a blind man’s sight and bring a child back to life by splashing the boy’s face with tears.
- Traditionally to celebrate St David’s Day you will need to fly the Welsh Flag, wear your daffodil or leek and feast on lamb, mutton and meat dishes.
On March 1st the people of Wales and all those with their roots in the Big Country will pay homage to St David, - who is said to have been born some 1500 plus years ago. So, to help celebrate we have put together our own Welsh tribute – a posy with daffodils and leeks for foliage and even better a delicious box of Welsh Cakes made by the fabulous Martha at Send Cakes :) We think this is the perfect gift for anyone who has Welsh blood, likes yellow, or indeed enjoys Welsh Cakes! Any excuse really (!) but just to be clear – this posy is available for despatch on Wed 28th for delivery on March 1st – St David’s Day. https://www.greatbritishflorist.co.uk/st-davids-day.html In the meantime here are 3 key facts you may not know about the man and the day…