May Day Celebrations
Posted on: 26 April 2016

May Day on May 1st is a northern hemisphere spring festival when dancing, singing and eating cake are part of the festivities … sounds good to us! May Day is celebrated differently around European countries but here in UK can be most associated with  towns and villages celebrating springtime fertility and revelry with village fetes and community gatherings. Seeding has been completed by this date and it was convenient to give farm labourers a day off. Perhaps the most significant of the traditions is the maypole, around which traditional dancers circle with ribbons. Not forgetting Morris dancers and the crowning of the May Queen.

Dancing around the may pole
Dancing around the may pole

Are you doing anything for My Day? Let us know and if any pictures of May Poles or May Queens even better.

We are offering free postage all weekend and its the last week of our sale so why not take a peek and you can dress your very own ‘May Princess’, sparkly party shoes and bags, flowers for her hair and beautiful dresses for any special occasion.

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Written by: Jane Proctor
26 April 2016