This week Julie Butler and Laura Sheppard are donning their garlands of flowers and blue woad face paint to join the crowds at Butser Ancient Farm celebrating the Celtic festival of Beltain to welcome in the summer.

They encounter the May Queen, the Green Man and are overshadowed by the impressive 40 feet tall Wicker Man. Mark Ford is the landscape artist behind this year’s design, and chats to Julie and Laura as they make their way around the site talking to artisans and performers.

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