Oxford May Day: full steam ahead!

Image Description: May Morning celebrated by revellers costumed in leaves and greenery Oxford’s May Morning is a tradition which has contributed to the unique mythology and mysticism surrounding Oxford. The ancient festival of spring has been celebrated on 1st May for at least 1000 years—and crowds have gathered beneath Magdalen’s Great Tower for at least […]

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12,000 line the streets for May Morning

An estimated 12,000 people attended Oxford’s May Morning celebrations this year on Tuesday according to the Oxford City Council. This attendance is around 50% greater than what was initially predicted by the council. The celebrations, which have been running for over half a century, commence at Magdalen College, where the college’s choir singing Hymnus Eucharisticus […]

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