May Week, as the name misleads you from thinking, is a two week event taking place in June in the University city of Cambridge. Following on immediately from the end of exams, what generally takes place is an stream of drunken debauchery interrupted only by the occasional trip to the A&E room of Addenbrooke's.

Activities associated with May Week are garden parties, vomiting, the drinking of Pimm's, punting to Granchester, vivas, vomiting and of course May Balls.

One of the many summer activities that is considered very British.

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