Celebrate Beltane at Thornborough Henge in North Yorkshire
Sunday 1st of May 2016,
Beltane ceremony starts at 12 noon.
A celebration of the myth, magic and mystery of northern England, the ancient Celtic kingdom of the Goddess Brigantia.
We encourage everyone who attends the event to dress up in their most lavish festival outfits and costumes.
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Entry to day visitors is FREE of charge. There is no need to book in advance, just turn up on the day.
Day visitors are invited to give voluntary donations to help meet the running costs of the event.
If you wish to camp at the event then you MUST BOOK a camping pitch advance (as space is limited).
Sorry, all camping space is now fully booked.
Sorry, all stall space is now fully booked.
All enquiries about the event, please email Susan:
IMPORTANT: Because of ongoing restoration work to the Henge by English Heritage it is NOT permitted for anyone to walk on the raised banks of the Henge at anytime.
Dogs are welcome, but must be kept under control (and off the banks of the Henge) at all times.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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