Druids perform the traditional burning of the famous Wickerman. Picture: Jordan Pettitt/Solent News & Photo Agency

6 spectacular photos of Wickerman burning for Beltain Festival in Butser Ancient Farm

The annual burning of the wickerman took place at Butser Ancient Farm this weekend.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 3:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 10:40 am

Beltain, a traditional pagan festival, took place on May Day and was marked at the Hampshire attraction on Saturday.

Due to Covid restrictions, crowds were not allowed to attend but the celebration but could view it online via Buster Plus.

As part of the Beltain festivities, the famous 30ft wickerman was burned.

The Beltain Festival at Butser has been running for more than 30 years and typically attracts thousands.

Have a look through our gallery of photos from the burning of the wickerman below.

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