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May solistice celebrated by hundreds in Glastonbury festival

Published 01/05/2016

Faces in the crowd wear horns and makeup during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset, where the traditionally Gaelic May Day festival is celebrated annually. Ben Birchall/PA Wire
Faces in the crowd wear horns and makeup during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset, where the traditionally Gaelic May Day festival is celebrated annually. Ben Birchall/PA Wire
A woman in the crowd during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset, where the traditionally Gaelic May Day festival. Ben Birchall/PA Wire
A man wears a leaf mask during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset. Ben Birchall/PA Wire
A woman reacts during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset, where the traditionally Gaelic May Day festival is celebrated annually on the 1st of May or halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Ben Birchall/PA Wire
A woman holds up a bunch of flowers during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset, where the traditionally Gaelic May Day festival. Ben Birchall/PA Wire
Faces in the crowd are painted green and adorned with ivy during the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset, where the traditionally Gaelic May Day festival is celebrated annually on the 1st of May or halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Hundreds came out to welcome May day on Sunday at the Glastonbury Beltane celebrations in Somerset.

The traditionally Gaelic May Day festival is celebrated annually by nature lovers who wear a range of nature-inspired outfits.

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