May Day dawn celebrations in England

May Day is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the

chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other

traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris

dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a

Maypole.

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men dance at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A couple watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A woman watches the sun rise during Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A person holds a holds a windmill as people watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A person holds a holds a windmill as people watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A woman holds a windmill as she watches the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men dance at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men dance at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men dance at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Members of the Cam Valley Morris Men dance at a May Day dawn celebration in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: People sit and watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: People sit and watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: People watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A couple watch the sun rise as they join in a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Rollo Maughfling, (C) the Archdruid of Glastonbury and Stonehenge conducts a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Rollo Maughfling, (R) the Archdruid of Glastonbury and Stonehenge conducts a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Rollo Maughfling, (R) the Archdruid of Glastonbury and Stonehenge conducts a Beltane dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

May Day Dawn Celebrations On Glastonbury Tor

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Rollo Maughfling, (L) the Archdruid of Glastonbury and Stonehenge conducts a May Day dawn celebration service in front of St. Michael's Tower on Glastonbury Tor on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light. Other traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing and the crowning of a May Queen with celebrations involving a Maypole. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)