Tag Archives: maypoles
But no dancing around the maypole in this time of social distancing.
The above photo shows members of the Society of Creative Anachronism doing a maypole dance at the An Tir Crown Tourney, year of our Lord 1982. I belonged to that organization back then, but am not among the revellers. Something about me mixing everyone else up…
January 4th brings the first of our family birthdays, namely that of a young lady, who turned seven today. Over the next year, I will, each month, present ideas for an historically-themed birthday party for young history buffs. Since the one pictures has always been big on princesses, and her daddy (the kid in the […]
Though now also a day set aside to honour workers and those who fought for worker’s rights, the original May Day celebrations were related to the ancient Celtic celebration of Beltane, heralding the end of dreary winter and the arrival of better weather, the time when cops could be sown. Some May Day traditions include: […]