Midsummer's Day


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Midsummer's Day

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Midsummer Day

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June 24, the feast of St John the Baptist; in England, Ireland, and Wales, one of the four quarter days. See also summer solstice
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Noun1.Midsummer's Day - a quarter day in England, Wales, and IrelandMidsummer's Day - a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
June - the month following May and preceding July
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MIDSUMMER'S DAY - A Quarter Day and Feast of St John the Baptist.
The Orchestra of Square Chapel is to perform a selection of melodies from some of the most famous opera composers in a concert on midsummer's day, Sunday, June 21.
All that said we are hurtling towards June 21- Midsummer's Day - so take some time to stop and stare at your creative efforts, enjoy the moment as in my experience it's all too fleeting.
Finally the couple send her off to the woods to play with other girls on Midsummer's Day, and she eventually leaps over a fire they have built, in a traditional game of the season.
On a midsummer's day when many kids might be swimming, shooting baskets or just hanging out, trying to stay cool, seven teenagers were hard at work at the Stone Soup community center on King Street in Worcester, chopping vegetables, peeling garlic and washing greens.
On a warm, almost midsummer's day, it was lovely to just be wearing jeans and T-shirt.
Live Super League Sky Sports 1, 8pm TODAY, June 21, marks the summer solstice and in many cultures it's celebrated as midsummer's day, writes Graham Woods.
Monday is Midsummer's Day, the longest day of the year, and from then on the daylight hours are chipped away gradually to lead us back into autumn and winter.
While many Americans refer to the solstice as the first day of summer, like dubbing the vernal equinox the first day of spring, European celebrations of the solstice (often involving bonfires) are meant to mark Midsummer's Day.
Only one month till Midsummer's day, and Michaela, Chris and Martin return to see what's been happening in our trees, seas, and on or under the ground.
Normally the season runs from May day until midsummer's day, but this year it has been delayed.
Jim also visits London's Primrose Hill, where a plaque marks how Iolo held the first Gorsedd of the Bards of Britain on June 21, midsummer's day, in 1792, as a New Order in opposition to the North Wales-biased Gwyneddigion Society, a group of writers and poets.