August in Britain is school summer holidays. Time for summer camping and outdoor festivals and, our Summer Bank Holiday, this year on Monday 29th August, with typically lots of rain. As someone with a late August birthday I can testify to rain being very common indeed.
The month of August was renamed by Augustus Caesar, after himself. Under Roman rule it was previous called Sextilllia, meaning the 6th month in Latin. When the Gregorian calendar was established by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582, January became the opening month of the calendar year. To the Anglo-Saxons, August was called Ƿēodmōnaþ meaning ‘weed (or grass) month’.
During August, we have Khemitian (Ancient Egyptian) New Year on 1st - which is also Pagan Lunasa/Lammas, Lion’s Gate (8th) and the Perseid Meteors (9th - 17th August). We can also look forward to three other annual Egyptian Festivals plus a selection of Chinese, Buddhist and Hindu Festivals as well as a Roman annual commemoration. We have London & Surrey Forest Bathing events on the 7th, 17th, 18th, see dates below for details. The Full Moon takes place on Friday 12th, with the Sturgeon Supermoon peaking at 02:36 – so the Full Moon Meditation is the night before on Thursday 11th.
See my August Celestial Forecast for full details.
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