A night when bonfires are lit, witches meet, kids play pranks and copious amounts of sparkling wine is drunk (probably by their mothers!)

Rather like Halloween it is believed that the boundaries between the spirit world and the real world become thin on Walpurgis Night.

More on Walpurgis Night / Beltane Fire Festival by Somewhere in the world today…

Picture: May Queen by Swirley, on Flickr

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