May Day Fun - Sat May 19

Mayne Island Conservancy's May Day Celebration - Saturday May 19th 2012

Approximate schedule of events

Events at the Farmers' Market

1:00 pm Trumpet player, Morris Dancers, Pole Bearers swearing-in and general Mayhem.
1:30 pm Noisy Procession taking May Pole to Miners Bay Park accompanied by Green Man, May Queens, knights, fairies, drummers, and the rest

Events at Miners Bay Park

1:45 pm Pole laid down to rest across from the labyrinth
1:50 pm Coronation (in the middle of the labyrinth) of this year’s May Queen by last year’s Queen. Speeches by Green Man and new May Queen

May Pole
2:15 pm May Pole erected accompanied by song: Hal-an-toe
2:20 pm Kids’ dance with Queen & Green Man around the pole Song: Padstow
2:30 pm Dance of our lovely May Maidens around the pole
2:40 pm Community Dance - everyone welcome

Games Area, Labyrinth & Gazebo
2:50 pm Kids’ refreshment & Raffle draw
3:00 pm Adult’s refreshments kids’ games and races
3:15 pm Morris Dancers

For further information go to the Conservancy's web site

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