Oxford May Morning Celebrations
1 May 2016, 08:58
Record Crowds of 25,000 Attend May Morning in Oxford. The traditional celebration of the coming of Spring takes place around the city.
May Morning is celebrated on 1 May every year.
The celebrations start at 6am on Sunday 1 May 2016 with the choristers of Magdalen College choir singing Hymnus Eucharisticus from the Great Tower. Hymnus Eucharisticus was composed in the 17th century by a Fellow of Magdalen and has been sung every year from the Great Tower on May Morning.
Followed by the bells ringing out over the city for approximately 20 minutes