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Facts :

 

  • May Day - May 1st
    The History of May Day
    May Day Customs and Superstitions :

    The Maypole
    Morris Dancing
    Jack in the Green ( The Cylenchar - The Hidden One)

    Beating the Bounds
    Hobby Horses

    Other Superstitions - ex : "A widespread superstition held that washing the face in the May Day morning dew would beautify the skin."
    May Day Today
    Magdalen College Choir

    (learnenglish.de)

  • May Day in England
    May Day Bank Holiday
    How was May Day Celebrated?
    May Day Celebrations today
    Maypole Dancing
    Morris Dancing
    Well Dressing...

    (woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk)


    Morris dancing "on May Day
    in Oxford, England, in 2004."

 

  • Bank Holiday Bikers in Hastings(1066.net)
    "May Day Bank Holiday is traditionally a time when thousands of bikers from all over the country converge on the small Sussex seaside town of Hastings..."

 

  • Meet Thomas Morton of Merrymount 
    " Extensive visual, textual and musical studies of American May Day customs since the first Maypole Revels were held at the Ma-Re Mount or Merrymount plantation on Massachusetts Bay in May 1627, hosted by Englishman Thomas Morton; and, last year the state of Massachusetts' Governor Deval Patrick proclaimed May 1 as Thomas Morton Day."

    (ancientlights.org)

  • MAY DAY - What happened to the radical workers' holiday? (dissidentvoice.org)



 

May Day, Central Park by Maurice Prendergast (1901)