Festivals in Spring
York Chocolate Competition
The place – Metropolis of York
When – April
The northern metropolis of York hosts festivals all 12 months spherical however one of the vital in style is the 5 day Chocolate Competition.
You possibly can attend lectures on the historical past of chocolate making within the UK and York, chocolate making workshops and full town large ‘Chocolate Path.’ There may be even a pop up metropolis centre Chocolate Bar.
Could Day celebrations
The place – cities and villages all through England
When – the primary Monday in Could
The primary Monday in Could is a nationwide financial institution vacation when the nation celebrates Could Day which historically marks the start of summer season.
Cities and villages mark the occasion with a Could Honest with stalls, video games and actions decked out with floral garlands and inexperienced wreaths. There’ll normally be a procession of native kids earlier than a Could Queen or Honest Queen is chosen and topped.
Some villages could have brass bands, shows of Morris Dancing or vibrant Maypole Dancing by native kids. Barwick, in Yorkshire, boasts the most important Maypole in England.