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Beltane - 1st May (vernal equinox and summer solstice)

Updated: Apr 28

Beltane's traditional date, May 1st, was chosen as the midway point between the vernal equinox and summer solstice.

Embracing the Joy of Beltane: A Celebration of Spring's Awakening

For everyone who finds joy and loves all things spring! Can you feel it?

The air is tingling with anticipation, the flowers are bursting into bloom, and the earth is awakening from its winter slumber.

That's right, Beltane is just around the corner, ready to sprinkle its magic dust and invite us all to dance under the May moon.

But hold on tight, because before we dive into the merry madness of May, let's take a moment to tip our hats to Ostara, the Celtic goddess of Spring.

Picture this: it's the Spring Equinox, and the world is bathed in the gentle glow of new beginnings.

Ostara, with her radiant smile and boundless energy, takes centre stage, guiding us through the transition from darkness to light.

And what better way to honour her than by frolicking through fields of flowers, embracing the beauty of nature, and dancing around the birch tree with unbridled joy?

Now, let's fast forward to Beltane, the ultimate springtime extravaganza!

Imagine a scene straight out of a fairy tale: colourful ribbons fluttering in the breeze, laughter ringing through the air, and the sweet scent of wildflowers perfuming the atmosphere.

This is the time to let your hair down (literally, if you fancy), gather your nearest and dearest, and celebrate the abundance of life in all its glory.

Let's dive into a world of colour, creativity, and boundless imagination!

Imagine yourself with a blank canvas stretched out before you, eagerly awaiting your artistic touch.

Whether you're a seasoned painter, a budding doodler, or simply someone with a passion for creation, there's no better time than now to unleash your inner artist.

Grab your brushes, your pencils, and your favourite colours, and let your intuition be your guide as you swirl, blend, and splash your way to masterpieces that are uniquely yours.

Don't worry about perfection or staying within the lines – this is your time to play, to experiment, and to let your imagination run wild.

So go ahead, embrace the joy of creation, and watch as your world bursts to life with every stroke of the brush, every doodle on the page.

What will you create today?

Let your heart lead the way, and prepare to be amazed by the beauty that unfolds before your eyes.

Remember, to share your creations with everyone in the members' gallery.

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