May Day is a public holiday, in some regions, usually celebrated on 1 May or the first Monday of May. It is an ancient festival marking the first day of summer, and a current traditional spring holiday in many European cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the festivities.
- Have a go at our British seaside quiz to get a feel of summer – here
- Soak up the sun with our sun-themed quiz – here
- Make a sun shaped pin cushion – here
- Explore what the summer season means to you with our seasons activity – here
- Watch a Maypole dancing performance – here
- Reminisce with a school Maypole celebration – here