http://www.folkonthefarm.co.uk Packington Morris Men crowning the May Queen and celebrating May Day 2011 at the Bull & Lion, Packington, Leicestershire
Spring fever online poetry competition and poetry anthology contest for spring themed poems. Cash prizes and publication in print anthology
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http://www.writelink.co.uk/grapeandgrain Blackberries is one of the poems submitted to the Grape and Grain harvest themed, online poetry contest. Lots more on the site so I hope you'll take a look!
http://www.folkonthefarm.co.uk The Lammas Fair - Lammas marked the start of the harvest when the first corn was made into Lammas bread. It was a time of great celebration and thanks giving which eventually evolved into the Christian harvest festival. The fairs held around this time were very popular events and full of the new harvest. They were not generally hiring fairs which illustrates the poignancy of this song.
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