The wedding bed for Sir John Radclyffe and Lady Anne Asshawe, dates back to the 1570s. The bed is the only surviving piece of furniture from Ordsall Hall. The Radclyffe family were one of the most influential families in England who served Tudor kings and queens in civil and foreign wars.
Feast of Beltane Long ago, Celts celebrated Beltane, which was a calendar feast that welcomed summer. Bonfires figured largely into this celebration, and some activities included dancing around the fire, burning effigies of witches(?), and herding cattle in between bonfires. Fire was seen as a purifying source. In recent years, neopagans have begun to celebrate Beltane once more.
How and where to see fairies - demystified. Easy to understand, clear explanations and descriptions on where to find a fairy, and how to see them - what exactly to do, in what location, and what time of day.
This is the ultimate breakfast, though we’d happily eat it at any time of day. To keep your morning as chilled as possible, get your oven to do all the hard work for you. Place everything in your largest dish, bung in the oven – et voilà! In a matter of minutes (13, to be exact), a delicious meal awaits. For the avo fans among you, chop up some avocado and add on top when it’s cooked.