The Sunday before Easter begins Holy Week. On this day, the faithful bless the palms and participate in the procession commemorating Christ's entry into Jerusalem.
Until recently, it was customary to drink the so-called. Spanish waters – spring water with the addition of licorice. Holy Springs, from which the water came, they were once a pilgrimage destination.
In Great Britain, date pudding is a traditional food eaten on Palm Sunday. There is a mention of dates in the Bible. In the Old Testament, Jericho was described as "the city of palms from there dates were famous for their exceptional juiciness..
Some churches around Ross on Wye have retained the practice of distributing date cookies in the shape of a paschal lamb. (they used to have beer with them).