Iron Acton prepares for May Day

February 28 2017

Organisers say preparations for the May Day celebrations on Iron Acton Green are going well. The event gets underway on Monday 1 May at 10.30am and continues until 4pm.

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Organisers say preparations for the May Day celebrations on Iron Acton Green are going well.  The event gets underway on Monday 1 May at 10.30am and continues until 4pm.

The village event stretches back many years and is organised by a team of village volunteers.  They have been working since the start of the year to ensure a day of entertainment, enjoyments and activities.  

The day starts with a procession of the May Queen, May King and their entourage through the village.  The show ring events include maypole dancing from the local schoolchildren, tae-kwon do displays, dog agility and contemporary dancing.  

One of the organisers, Annie King, said; “When the sun is shining, there is nothing better than sitting on a hay bale and taking in these acts, drinking and eating some local fare bought from one of the vendors around the green”. 

There will also be stalls selling local produce, crafts and gifts, food and drink tents, traditional fairground rides and vintage tractors.

For more information, contact anniekinghome@gmail.com