Jack in the Green - Hastings Jack

DreamSwarm Podcast

23-04-2022 • 18 mins

We are joined by Keith Leech, the organiser of Hastings Jack in the Green Festival. Keith explains the history of the Jack in the Green tradition and how this pageantry is performed all over the South of England to celebrate the coming of spring and summer.

  • - Introduction to Jack in the Green tradition
  • - Links to Green Man and other May Day festivals
  • - How the festival is celebrated in the South of England

Hastings Jack in the Green festival takes place 29th April to 2nd May

Find out mre at www.hastingstraditionaljackinthegreen.co.uk

For other events and more historyof Jack in the Green and the Green Man traditions and more events around the UK look at The COmpany of the Green Man www.thecompanyofthegreenman.wordpress.com