May Morning road closures in Oxford

May Morning is a traditional celebration of the coming of spring and brings together Oxford’s communities to enjoy dancing and singing on 1 May.

Celebrations start at 6am with the choristers of Magdalen College choir singing from the Great Tower. Magdalen Bridge will be open to pedestrians and closed to traffic on May Morning to enable everyone to enjoy the singing in safety.

Longwall St, Merton St, Rose Lane, Queen's Lane, The Plain and the A420 High St will all be closed to bicycles and cars from 02:00 – 09:00 on Wednesday 1 May.