Beltane is the season of fertility, frivolity and flowers. It’s one of the four Celtic fire festivals, and marks the beginning of summer. This is one of the two times of year when the veil is believed to be thinning; the other being on the dark, sombre nights of Samhain.
Beltane is celebrated on the 1st of May, which happens to be a bank holiday in the UK. So a lot of us get the day off, and cue the rain. However, not everyone has the time (or the inclination) for complex rituals. I rarely do anything that takes a long time and I think a lot of other people feel the same. So, in line with that, here are some simple ways to honour the energy of Beltane this season!