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Celebrations and Festivals

Discover more about cultural festivities and celebrations, including the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance, May Day traditions and the feast days of our patron saints.

Horn Dance Birmingham

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

An insight into the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance and how it inspired one of the 'Faces of the Library of Birmingham' to write a book.
Contemporary Horn Dance

Further Inspirations

Watch a video detailing how the traditions such as the Horn Dance and Maypole Dance have inspired contemporary dance work by children and young people
The crowning of the May Queen

Bringing in the May

Discover more about unique May customs and traditions