Today is Lúghnasa; in the old days this was the Feast of the god Lúgh, a thirty-day agrarian celebration with 1 August at the center. It is also the first day of Autumn in the Celtic Calendar. August Bank Holiday Celebration of the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 which ended slavery in the British Empire. 1166 […]

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