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Weston May Day Fair & Great Weston Five Mile Run 2014

Author: Frank Hunter Published: 23rd April 2014 09:23

This will be followed by the traditional Maypole Dancing by the children of St Loys School Lois Weedon. The May Queen and her attendants will arrivie at 12.00 in a suitably grand vehicle. The children of the school also design the front page of the May Day Programme.
 
This will be followed by the traditional Maypole Dancing by the children of St Loys School Lois Weedon. The May Queen and her attendants will arrivie at 12.00 in a suitably grand vehicle. The children of the school also design the front page of the May Day Programme.
 


Lois Weedon and Weston May Day Fair Monday the 5th May  2014 at Helmdon Road Weston Near Towcester NN12 8PX, will be opened by the reverend Carole Peters.

  • Also Featuring the Great Weston Five Mile Run
  • Companion Dog Show
  • Live Music at the Crown Pub in the afternoon
  • 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 £2.00 for adults, £1.00 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 who this year is Amelia Smart with her attendants Ellie Watts and Celest Herriots. This year our official opener is the the Reverand Carole Peters, who is our new Rector of the Astwell Benifice which covers our near neighbour parishes and our own Lois Weedon and Weston. This will be followed by the traditional Maypole Dancing by the children of St Loys School Lois Weedon.

The May Queen and her attendants will arrivie at 12.00 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, crafts and food stalls, Candy floss, and Ice Cream.

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 are available throughout the day either cakes and drinks in the refreshment barn, the outdoor Pig Roast and Burger bar and ‘Foodie Stall’ in the Barns. The Crown Inn is open all day for stronger drinks and the usual pub fare and during the afternoon they are hosting a Musical Event attracting local talent and anybody willing to get up and perform.

The fair is busy from 10am but is opened officially at 12 noon with the crowning of the May Queen who this year is Amelia Smart with her attendants Ellie Watts and Celest Herriots. This year our official opener is the the Reverand Carole Peters, who is our new Rector of the Astwell Benifice which covers our near neighbour parishes and our own Lois Weedon and Weston

This will be followed by the traditional Maypole Dancing by the children of St Loys School Lois Weedon. The May Queen and her attendants will arrivie at 12.00 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, crafts and food stalls, Candy floss, and Ice Cream.

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 are available throughout the day either cakes and drinks in the refreshment barn, the outdoor Pig Roast and Burger bar and ‘Foodie Stall’ in the Barns.

The Crown Inn is open all day for stronger drinks and the usual pub fare and during the afternoon they are hosting a Musical Event attracting local talent and anybody willing to get up and perform.

Raffle tickets are on sale throughout the day (draw takes place at 4.00, the official closing of the show) First Prize: 2 3 day General Admission Tickets to the F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, Two Race Day Grand Stand Tickets to the MotoGP at Silverstone’ 2 Tickets to any One Day Cricket match during the 2014 Cricket Season thanks to Northantscricket.com. and 2 Tickets to the Cropredy Festival courtesy of Fairport Convention.


 
This year’s attractions include:

  • Brackley Brass Band
  • Classic Cars
  • Bouncy Castle, 
  • Swings, Roundabouts and Slides
  • Donkey Rides
  • Falconry Display
  • Llamas
  • Side Shows
  • Sheep shearing demonstration
  • Childrens Entertainment and Workshop
  • Morris Dancing

 

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