Northern Rivers celebrated its second Bealtaine together on May 10th. The skies, which had been full of rain clouds, became pleasant and even sunny. Perfect Maypole weather! What a blessing! I’ve never found evidence that the ancient Celts celebrated the holiday with a Maypole, but it’s become such an important part of the modernContinue reading “Bealtaine With Northern Rivers”
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Sumer is icumen in / Lhude sing, cuccu…
Whenever Bealtaine rolls around, I inevitably get the old song, “Sumer is Icumen In,” stuck in my head. My very first experience with Paganism in general was at a Bealtaine (they called and spelled it as “Beltane”) festival. It included a Maypole, and the priestess, who would become one of my good friends and mentors inContinue reading “Sumer is icumen in / Lhude sing, cuccu…”
Crosspost: Northern Rivers’ First Ever Bealtaine Celebration!
Northern Rivers Protogrove, ADF | Bringing the Ár nDraíocht Féin tradition to Northern NY.