Lois Weedon & Weston May Day Fair And Run
|Author: Frank Hunter||Published: 23rd April 2012 12:19|
Weston and Lois Weedon May Day Fayre - may pole dancing
Lois Weedon and Weston May Day Fair Monday the 7th May 2012 takes place at Helmdon Road Weston Near Towcester NN12 8PX - featuring the Great Weston Five Mile Run - one of South Northants Great Village Events Open To All,
The day starts at 10.00 am with the Great Weston Five Mile Run. This is now a well established run in the Amateur Athletics calendar and attracts 300 plus runners.
Anybody interested in running and would like to know more follow this link http://www.greatweston5.co.uk/ Also we have a run for Pre-school & Reception; Years 1-2; 3-4, 4-5. Race starts at 1pm, just turn up on the day at the activity field and pay £1. Organised by Friends of St Loys School.
Entrance to the Fair, including free programme, is £1.50 for adults, 50p for children, Car Parking free.
The fair is busy from 10am but is opened officially at 12 noon with the crowning of the May Queen.
This year we are pround to announce that our official openers are the Reverend and Mrs Will Adams retiring rector of the (Strictly) Astwell Benefice, followed by the traditional Maypole Dancing by the children of St Loys School Lois Weedon.
This year’s May Queen is Mya Houghtonand she will be attended by Rosie Pinder, Florence Sheppard and Emma Widdowson in a suitably grand vehicle.
The children of the school also design the front page of the May Day Programme. There is the usual substantial and varied Craft Fair under cover in the barns with 30 plus stalls including a huge tombola, toys and book stalls, Bric a brac, Crafts and food stalls. Candy floss, Ice Cream. and a Children’s corner.
We are also pleased to announce our Companion Dog Show with Pedigree Classes and Novelty Classes. Judging starts at 1.30. For further details call 01604 740946. This will be followed by our ever popular Terrier Racing.
Refreshments available throughout the day either sandwiches, cakes and drinks in the refreshment barn or the outdoor Pig Roast and Burger bar.
The Crown Inn is open all day for stronger drinks and the usual pub fare.
Raffle tickets are on sale throughout the day (draw takes place at 4.00, the official closing of the show) First Prize £100 cash, 2 3 day General Admission Tickets to the F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, One Year Family Membership at Towcester and Brackley Leisure Centres and many others.
This year’s attractions include:
- Brackley Brass Band
- Classic Cars
- Bouncy Castle,
- Mr Bubbles (Steve the Magician)
- Swings, Roundabouts and Slides
- Side Shows
- Live Owl Display
- Children’s Activity Corner
- Sheep shearing demonstration
- Farrier demonstration
- Morris Dancing