May

1st Calan Mai Beltane – fire festival celebrating the coming of summer and the fertility of the coming year.

2nd/3rd End of Ramadan/Eid

6th Lì xià – Chinese start of summer

Mayflowers bloom on the Hawthorn

4th-6th Shavuot, the giving of the torah

8th Buddha’s birthday

8th or 13th Julian of Norwich feast day

9th Swifts & Swallows return

16th Full scorpio Moon (blood flower moon) Total lunar eclipse
16th Wesak Celebration of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death

22nd Rogation Sunday asking gods blessing

26th Ascension

30th New Moon in Gemini

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