Unless you are a radical Marxist, most people equate May Day with maypole and morris dancing, flowers, greenery and the coming of summer. These things are indeed evocative of May […]
Mothering Sunday or Mothers Day as it is more commonly known is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent which in 2015 falls on the 15th March. (In the UK […]
Pancake day is much beloved by the sweet toothed fraternity, but did you know it is actually part of the Shrove Tide celebrations and marks the beginning of Lent?
Halloween is based on the old Celtic festival of Samhain which means summer’s end and marks the end of the Celtic year. It is a time for winter preparation when […]
According to our Celtic ancestors, there are four cross-quarter days of which Lammas is one. It falls on the 1st August by our reckoning, but as the calendar has been tampered with over the centuries, we’re probably a few days out!
Lots of St. George’s Day events taking place all over the country including Loughborough where I’ll be dancing with Bare Bones border morris team. It’s not the first time I've […]