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MWeston May Day Fair 2016

Author: Frank Hunter

From About My Area

One of South Northants Great Village Events Open To All

Lois Weedon and Weston May Day Fair

Monday the 2nd May  2016

at The Barns

Helmdon Road Weston Near Towcester NN12 8PX

Opened by David Elkington former Saints player

Companion Dog Show


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 Connie Gray

crowned this year by our Guest of Honour David Elkington, Chairman of the Parish

Council and former Northampton Saints star.


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 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

activity field and pay £1.


The children will also be doing a Judo demonstration organised by Friends of St Loys



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, with our Fairground

attractions Bouncy Castle, Children’s Rides and Sideshows Ride on our Donkeys. 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 with 30

stalls including a huge Tombola, Toys and Book stalls, crafts and food stalls, Candy floss,

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,

the outdoor 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


Prizes are Silverstone tickets for British Touring Cars, 2 Tickets to Northants County

Cricket thanks to Northantscricket.com. 2 Tickets to Northampton Cobblers.






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