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Maypole dance for wounded animals

Maidenhead children helped raise funds for wounded army animals.

20th June 1918
Sixteen children were taken this evening to do a Maypole Dance for a fete in aid of the Blue Cross Society. 10 more words

Life On The Home Front

May - the merry month

I like this Shannon’s May Day hat because it captures what May is about for me. The green and the flowers. However, there’s a darker side to May Day, the first of May. 123 more words


May the Pole be with you

Mayday Mayday, here is some pole dancing with a difference.

Maypoles have been danced around in Britain and Northern Europe (and even the US and Canada) since the 14th century. 155 more words

The Merry Month of May

‘The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom and to bring forth fruit, for like as herbs and trees bring forth fruit and flourish in May, in likewise every lusty heart that is is any manner a lover springeth and flourisheth in lusty deeds. 877 more words

Happy May Day

May day has often been one of those things that seems to mark the beginning of summer, but given how cold it is today, maybe not a good yardstick. 51 more words

The Trees of Life go Down in Managua.

As you may be aware, Nicaragua is undergoing social upheaval.

Thirty dead, many more injured and damage to property in the main centres of population. 884 more words