May Day – Saturday May 9th

Milford May Day 2014 088Here is the itinerary for Milford and Makeney May Day Celebrations on Saturday 9 May


A jolly parade will follow Milford Brass Band and the Maypole with stops en route for refreshments and dancing. The Maids of the Mill and our guest morris side ‘Makeney Morris’ will dance around the village.


This year’s theme is ‘THE SEA’

May Day Procession (Route & times may change due to weather)
11.00am Assemble at the Holly Bush Inn, Makeney.
Makeney’s own Well Dressing will be on display here.
11.30am All Dance Teams perform + Maypole dancing and refreshments.
12.30pm Procession departs Holly Bush.
12.45pm Arrive Children’s Playground. Dancing.
1.15pm Procession departs Playground for Bridge View via Church Steps.
[Weather and time dependent – Please take care: Steps may be slippery].
1.45 pm Arrive New Inn. Dancing and refreshments.
2.45pm Procession departs New Inn.
3.00pm Arrive Milford Primary School.
Well Dressings by the School and Playgroup will be on display here.
MAY FAIR opens.
3.30pm Dancing in the Playground.
7.30pm CEILIDH dance at Nealies Function Room.
Tickets £8 adult, £4 under 16s, free under 5s
from Milford Village Store or contact Kelly 01773 827142

As usual we will be collecting for Aquabox. Donations may be made during the procession
for this locally organised charity. Special boxes are filled with clothes, medicine and
equipment, and sent to disaster areas worldwide. Once emptied, the boxes are used as
filter tanks to provide a clean, safe water supply.
Have fun – but be safe!
The Procession will be stewarded, but please be aware of the potential dangers processing along and crossing busy roads.
Please follow stewards’ instructions. Parents/carers are responsible for their children.

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