Lois Weedon and Weston May Day Fair
|Author: Frank Hunter||Published: 22nd April 2018 09:08|
Opened by our very own local celebrity Mr Clyde Burbidge - together with a Companion Dog Show - one of South Northants Great Village Events Open To All
The Fair is open from 10.30 am with Craft Stalls and Refreshments throughout the day.
Entrance to the Fair, including free programme, is £2.00 for adults, £1.00 for children, Car Parking free.
The fair is opened officially at 12 noon with the crowning of the May Queen Charlotte Arrand attended by Ava Arrand (twin sister of Charlotte!) and Holly Heeks.
This will be followed by the traditional Maypole Dancing by the children of St Loys CEVA Academy School Lois Weedon.
The May Queen and her attendants will arrive at 12.00 in a suitably grand vehicle.
The children of the school also design the front page of the May Day Programme.
The Great Weston run is not taking place this year (next year we promise) but we have a Fun Run for Pre-school & Reception, Years 1-2; 3-4, 4-5.
Race starts at 1pm, just turn up on the day at the Barns (the run will take place on the road) and pay £1.
We are also pleased to announce our Companion Dog Show. Judging starts from 12.30. This will be followed by our ever popular Terrier Racing. We have invited back the popular and spectacular Falconry Display, there will be a Flying Display of Model Aeroplanes with our Fairground attractions Bouncy Castle, Children’s Rides and Sideshows, Pit your skills against your friends at Welly Wanging.
Then relax and listen to the fabulous Brackley District Band and watch that traditional favourite Morris Dancing. Admire our display of Classic Cars and Motorbikes and watch a Demonstration of lightning fast Sheepshearing by our resident Kiwi Andy Deverill.
There is the usual substantial and varied Craft Fair under cover in the barns including a huge Tombola, Toys and Book Stalls, Craft and Food Stalls, and Ice Cream.
Refreshments are available throughout the day, either cakes and drinks in the refreshment barn, Cider courtesy of ‘3 Cs’, Beer from the Towcester Mill Brewery, Fleure Fields Local Wines, the Pig Roast and Burger Bar and ‘Foodie Stalls’ in the Barns.
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)
Prizes are 2 Sunday Silverstone Grand Prix tickets (July 8th), Dunelm Vouchers and £30 of Rocco Hair vouchers, Wine and Chocolates plus lots of other prizes.