May Reading Challenge Update

Beltaine is the anglicised name for the Gaelic May Day festival. Most commonly it is held on 1 May, or about halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Beltaine signifies the beginning of summer. 1. Its name appears to derive from the Old Irish words Bel taine meaning ‘bright fire’. Bonfires played an …

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Happy Beltane

It's the first day of summer woohoo!!! The sun is even shining today if you can believe it after the miserable weather we've had all bank holiday weekend. It's even a whopping 12°c! Beltane is an ancient Celtic festival celebrating purification and transition with FIRE!!! Bonfires are lit, May bushes decorated, and feasts attended by some …

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