Beltane and The May Queen, Crieddylad

Beltane (from the Gaelic word meaning 'Bright Fire') is a fixed date festival, celebrated on the evening of the 30th April to 1st May in the Northern Hemisphere, or the evening of the 31st October to 1st November in the Southern Hemisphere (though some celebrate on its astronomical date, 4th May) - we are at the mid-point between Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice.

various wild flowers to decorate a woven wreath crown