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Beltain Festival

Saturday 4 May, 2019 @ 16:30 - 22:00

£28

Beltain is the ancient Celtic celebration to mark the beginning of summer, with music, dancing and the burning of the giant Wickerman. This sell-out event is the highlight of the Butser year, attracting thousands of festival goers to welcome in the summer months.

This years festival will take place on Saturday 4th May 2019, 4.30 – 10pm

Each year, visitors can expect a fantastic afternoon/evening of entertainment and refreshments culminating with the burning of the wickerman at dusk. Other entertainment from 2018 included Roman cooking, Ancient Wessex Network, Falconry, Warrior Training, maypole dancing, storytelling, Anglo-Saxon re-enactors, Hook Eagle Morris Men, the Butser Roman Legion, HantsAstro, various stalls and traditional skills demonstrating metalwork, leathercraft, hurdlemaking, flint knapping, willow weaving, spinning and weaving. There is also a real ale bar, Celtic mead and hot food available.

Details

Date:
Saturday 4 May, 2019
Time:
16:30 - 22:00
Cost:
£28
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.butserancientfarm.co.uk/beltain-festival/

Organiser

Butser Ancient Farm
Phone:
023 9259 8838
Website:
http://www.butserancientfarm.co.uk

Venue

Butser Ancient Farm
Chalton Lane,
Chalton, Hampshire PO8 0BG United Kingdom
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Phone:
023 9259 8838
Website:
http://www.butserancientfarm.co.uk