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May Day songs and celebrations in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Elizabeth Ruddock

May Day songs and celebrations in Leicestershire and Rutland.

by Elizabeth Ruddock

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Published by Society The Guildhall in Leicester .
Written in English


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Quorn May Day Carnival At The Stafford Orchard In Leicestershire On The 07/05/ Arranged By Quorn Village Event Group Get More Information Now Visit For More Information On Craft Fairs Like Quorn May Day Carnival Across The UK (). Chief Executive: Jake Atkinson Jubilee Hall Stadon Road Anstey Leicester LE7 7AY. If you would like to get in touch, please use the information here or use the form on our Contact Us page..

  The Time Songs Morris Day Free PDF eBooks. Posted on Ap What's On in Leicestershire & Rutland. 10am - 5pm. This May bank holiday, step back in time to medieval England, when war and rebellion divided the realm. Primary Times - the definitive what’s on and where to go family guide of activities and events for children of primary school age. Things to do with your kids during the school.

Belvoir Castle (/ ˈ b iː v ər / BEE-vər) is a stately home in the English county of Leicestershire, overlooking the Vale of Belvoir (grid reference).It is a Grade I listed building. A corner of the castle is still used as the family home of the Manners family and remains the seat of the Dukes of Rutland, most of whom are buried in the grounds of the mausoleum ect: James Wyatt. As we raise our song of praise. On this our glorious Empire Day” And from the other side of the Empire, from Steve Porch in Australia: “Australian & mid ’s. Empire Day (24th of May) was cracker night! Sort of Guy Fawkes Night. So nice that someone else remembers what was such a fun part of life in those years gone by.


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May Day songs and celebrations in Leicestershire and Rutland by Elizabeth Ruddock Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Leicestershire, and Cottesmore, Exton and Braunston in Rutland. The first four songs are primarily children's May-garland or Maypole songs, although lines from the adult Mayers' Carol relating to the May-bush or May-branch ceremony may also be included, as in the Market Bosworth song.

May Day Songs and Celebrations in Leicestershire and Rutland pp Elizabeth Ruddock: Leicestershire Record Office Year Ended 31 March & 31 March pp L.A.

Parker: Leicester Museums Archives Department Year Ended 31 March & 31 March pp G.A. Chinnery: Leiecstershire and Rutland Bibliography pp   May Day Celebrations, Leicester Guildhall, 6 May. A folky fun day for all the family with everything you’d expect including, Maypole, Morris dancing, crafts and trails.

Celebrate Mayday with an evening of energetic music and traditional English dancing. Great fun for all the family, and a unique opportunity to dosey doe the night away in the beautiful Great Hall.

The Spark Festival, various venues around Leicestershire, May. A brilliant event for the kids ( year olds) to get involved in, the Sparks Festival is the largest children’s arts festival in England and Wales and brings together the very best theatre. FESTIVAL OF LEICESTERSHIRE & RUTLAND ARCHAEOLOGY Part of THE CBA FESTIVAL OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY Saturday 29th June – Sunday 28th July We invite you to take part in the Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaeology.

For the first time a month long chance to discover more about the rich and diverse heritage of the two Size: KB. with local Puritan leaders. Four years later the authorities again tried to ban May Day celebrations in Leicester, particularly as May 1st fell on the Sabbath that year, and some reports speak of ‘riots in the streets’ as a result.

After the Restoration of the Monarchy, many Maypoles were. Vibrant festivals, live gigs, contemporary theatre, and unusual rural events, Leicester and Leicestershire has lots to entertain you. Leicester boasts a diverse range of entertainment.

From live music and performances at De Montfort Hall to city festivals including the Leicester Caribbean Carnival. The death of the postman was a local scandal of course, and there was an enormous crowd at the funeral which as the song suggests precipitated a meeting forcing the ‘compulsory’ purchase of the property and its closure.

The author is preparing a book on Nottinghamshire folklore. Any correspondence on this matter is greatly received. Towel Day is an annual celebration on as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams ().

On that day, fans around the universe carry. May Day traditions in southern England include the Hobby Horses that still rampage through the towns of Dunster and Minehead in Somerset, and Padstow in Cornwall.

The horse or the Oss, as it is normally called is a local person dressed in flowing robes wearing a mask with a grotesque, but colourful, caricature of a horse. However you are looking to fill your day, there are many things you can do in Rutland and beyond.

From Local food festivals, villages fetes or live music. A cursory glance of a book on Calendar customs will find no mention of the Hemswell May Day.

This is a shame for although the present celebration is not of a great vintage, it is claimed that Hemswell maypole dancing celebrations in the world dating significantly back to.

May 1st pm onwards Stafford Orchard, Station Road, Quorn Plans for this year's May Day celebrations are well underway and more details will be posted here as arrangements are confirmed. In some parts of the country the youngest child “rules the day.” It was the youngest who decides the day’s foods, drinks, music, entertainments.

In Rutland, according to Leicestershire notes and queries: “Playing in Church – When living in the Parish of Exton, Rutland, some 15 years ago. The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland 16 December Our Leicester and Leicestershire asylum admission books are valuable resources for family history research.

We also hold events throughout Leicestershire and Rutland so be sure to check them out as well. County and Rutland. Charity Golf Day ; Upcoming Events in the City, County and Rutland Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland, Lansdowne House, Princess Road East, Leicester, LE1 7LA.

In Rutland, according to Leicestershire notes and queries: “Playing in Church – When living in the Parish of Exton, Rutland, some 15 years ago. I was told by an old lady that in her girlhood, in the very early years of this century, it was custom for children to be allowed to play in the church on ‘Innocent’s day.’”.

Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaeology, various venues - Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, July 30 This festival will include 80 events in Leicestershire and Rutland, celebrating the rich. The Rutland County Show - Oakham, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom - Sunday 2nd June Field Marshall Ford / New Holland HST with Lewis Land Lugger Loader McCormick IH B Ford.

Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9HL, Monday - 2 years to 3 years / - 3 years to 5 years 11 months, Whetstone, Leicestershire LE8 6FA, Tuesday - 3 years to 5 years 11 months / - 2 years to 3 years, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, LE9 2AL, Wednesday - 3 years to 5 years 11 / - 2 years to 3 years / - 4 years.

Here's a list of some of the great community events going on in Leicestershire and Rutland for Monday 07 May. You can get your event listed on-air and online by simply filling in our form.Click here to open a form to add events to this page or to send more information relating to folk activities in and around the Leicestershire and Rutland area.

Click on the postcode (if there is one) for a map of the should open the Streetmap website on a new page. If you get Streetmap without the map itself, scroll down that page and click on “GO”.Things to do and events in Leicestershire and Rutland Wondering what events are taking place across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland?

Head to our new 'things to do page' here. EXTRA INSPIRATION. Discover Rutland. Go Leicestershire. Leicester museums and galleries. One Leicester.