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Beltaine

Symbolism:

The Great Rite, love, romance & fertility magicks.  Love, Self-Discovery, Renewal of Vows, Personal Growth. The God and Goddess Union, and the conceiving of the God, as the Goddess enters her Motherhood phase. Elf & faery power

Symbols:

Fire, Maypole, Flowers, Eggs,  Chalice, May Pole, Butterchurn, Flower Chaplet, May Baskets, Crossroad.

Seasonal Fruit and Veg:

Asian Greens, Aubergines, Asparagus, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Radishes, Rhubarb, Spinach, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Watercress.

Drinks:

Red/pink Wine Punch, Red Fruit Drinks.

Colours:

Green,  Red,  White, Yellow (Dark).

Animals:  

Bees, Goats, Hares,

Mythical Creatures:

The White Cow, Giants, Faeries, Pegasus, Satyrs

Stones:   

Bloodstone, Carnelian, Emerald, Sapphire, Yellow Agate

Incense herbs include:

Frankincense, Lilac, Rose

Deities:  

Aphrodite, Baal, Baubo, Bel, Blodewedd, Cernunnos, Cerridwen,  Erzulie, Flora, Hera,  Herne, Jack in the Green, May Queen, Mercury,  Pan, Mercury, Prithvi, Rhea, Rhiannon.

Activities:  

Handfastings. Wrapping May Pole,  Gathering Flowers