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Banking on a great May Day Weekend! | Earlstreet Employment Consultants


May Day bank holiday weekend is almost upon us!  Although Summer is not officially until June, the weekend marks the beginning of it.

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Traditions of May Day (and still celebrated in many places) are dancing around a Maypole and crowning a May queen.  There are a few more traditions surrounding these May festivities, many involve floral garlands, decorating houses with flowers and leaves.  Crowning the May queen represents a living image of the Roman goddess Flora.


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The start of May also means that the bluebell is now in full bloom throughout Kent.  In fact, over half the global population of pretty bluebells grow in the UK, a very popular flower here indeed!  Sevenoaks and Cranbrook are 2 notable places where you can see carpets of the striking blue flowers.

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The most important part of this bank holiday is having an extra day off and everyone loves a 3-day weekend!!



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