The Eight Fold Year Calendar Rug © Jon Appleton 2010 The leaning Earth moves slow about the Sun which slides now low across the sky These shortest days bring hope of light to come when hours grow bright and beauty rides on high Yuletide Springtide  Eastertide Maytide Summertide  Lammastide  Autumntide  Hallowtide  6 weeks 7 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks Winter Solstice Imbolc  Spring Equinox  Beltane  Summer Solstice  Lammas  Autumn Equinox  Samhain  weekend  mid-week  weekend  mid-week  weekend  mid-week  weekend  mid-week  52 weeks - 364 days + Extra day at Solstice weekend The Eight Tide Year Click on the rugs below to find out more about them.