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Feast of Beltane Long ago, Celts celebrated Beltane, which was a calendar feast that welcomed summer. Bonfires figured largely into this celebration, and some activities included dancing around the fire, burning effigies of witches(?), and herding cattle in between bonfires. Fire was seen as a purifying source. In recent years, neopagans have begun to celebrate Beltane once more.

Growing up I have many happy memories of May Day celebrations in school.

Growing up I have many happy memories of May Day celebrations in school.~Daily Dish with Foodie Friends Friday

Wheel of the Year: Beltane Maypole representing fertility - One of my favourite activities as a child in primary school, weird considering both the sexual context of Maypole dancing and that fact my primary school headmaster was very Christian.

DIY: Making a Maypole for a Maypole Dance Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/diy-making-a-may-pole-for-a-may-pole-dance.html#ixzz3Y4e0WrSE This is real easy Project can be adusted for size and space a Dowel with Colored Ribbon if your space is limited

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