Here comes summer...

Morris dancers, chimney sweeps, giants...a vast cast of colourful characters...descended on Hastings in Sussex today for one of Britain's biggest May Day events. The town's Jack in the Green festivities draw an internatiomnal crowd to celebrate the approach of summer.

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Jack in the Green celebrations

The annual Jack in the Green celebrations take place in Hastings today complete with morris dancers, giants and colourful characters.