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May Days in London

Jack-in-the-Green and beyond

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This night will be a celebration of all things May Day which will lead into a discussion on the proposed removal of the May Day bank holiday by the present government and what to do about it.

Scott Wood will speak briefly on May Day superstitions and folklore.

Neil Transpontine will speak on May Day and Beltane rites from the Roman era to the present day, concentrating on celebrations and festivals in South London.

Rediscovering Urban Rituals show their film on their Jack-in-the-Green procession with the Fowlers Troop with a live musical re-enactment. Come watch footage of a Jack-in-the-Green in its natural environment.


The Old King's Head
Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1NA
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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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