Definitions for "'Obby 'Oss festival"
Padstow, in Cornwall, UK is internationally famous for its traditional 'Obby 'Oss festival (slang for Hobby Horse festival). Held annually on 1 May, its origins are unclear, but most likely stems from an ancient fertility rite, perhaps the Celtic festival of Beltane. The festival starts at midnight on May Eve when Padstonians sing the "Morning Song".