Special Dates in May

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1st May – May Day

The traditional spring holiday in many countries brings dancing, singing and a splash of sunny celebration from Sunny D. Activities around the UK include Morris dancing, crowning a May queen and dancing round the maypole.

Find out more: en.wikipedia.org

  

2nd May – May Bank Holiday

May Day itself is not a bank holiday, unless it falls on a Monday, and the public holiday is celebrated on 2nd May this year.

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2nd May – Princess Charlotte’s first birthday

Princess Charlotte is the younger child of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. She is fourth in line to succeed her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

 

4th May - National Orange Juice Day

Celebrate all things orange juice! Sunny D brings the sunshine into your day.

Find out more: www.floridacitrus.org

 

13th May – National Fruit Cocktail Day

An excuse to make yummy fruit cocktail drinks out of Sunny D. Check out our great recipes.

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30th May - Spring Bank Holiday

Also known as the late May bank holiday, this public holiday was originally on the Monday after Pentecost, also known as Whitsun or Whit Monday. It was moved in 1971.

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21st May – Buddha’s Birthday

The Buddha is also known as Gautama Buddha or Siddhārtha Gautama. Buddhism is based on his teachings and his birthday is celebrated. The date varies from year to year.

Find out more: buddhism.about.com

 

21st May – FA Cup Final

The FA Cup Final, normally referred as the Cup Final, is the last match in the Football Association Challenge Cup.

Find out more: www.thefa.com

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