May Day


Jack-in-the-Green Festival, Hastings, Sussex, UK (5 May 2014). Jack-in-the-Green is a traditional May Day festival held on May Bank Holiday in England, originating several hundred years ago, in which a man covered in a tall conical green mass of foliage (‘Jack’) is paraded through the town – typically accompanied by much revelry (and beer) – …

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May Day Fair

May Day Fair in Lloyds Park, Walthamstow, London E17, UK (6 May 2013) Donna Maria’s Maypole Extravaganza Lilian Dalton, who was May Queen of the former borough of West Ham (now part of the London borough of Newham) over 80 years ago in 1931, watches the May Day Fair in Lloyds Park with her great …

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