And during the afternoon

Fernhurst Revels 2016 Sunday May 15th

The Revels is a wonderful family day out.

From the procession through the village and the maypole dancing and fancy dress competition, the afternoon is filled with many attractions, entertainment, music , competitions, games ,food and drink.
The emphasis is on having fun
With a variety of events throughout the afternoon. All of the stalls are run by local people, raising funds for village facilities, clubs and charities so come and join in! Want to help at this fun event?

The Revels is organised by a sma ll team of volunteers who help make it a special day for Fernhurst.

On the day we do need more people to help set up and run stalls and games . If you can make some cakes for the cake stall that too would be appreciated. If you can help in any way during the morning or afternoon, or if you would like to help on the team for next year’s Revels , Please contact Heather on 652145
The Revels are held at the Recreation Ground,next to the Red Lion pub. They have been a tradition in Fernhurst for over 100 years. On this day the new May Queen is crowned. She is Erin Haigh . She and her attendants Martha Shepherd, Eva Webber ,Naomi Braithwaite and Ella Vigar parade through the village, starting at Napper’s Wood playground . She is accompanied by her entourage which includes garland bearers, page boys, the crown bearer, heralds and the fancy dress entrants. At the Recreation Ground the path to her throne Is scattered with flowers. Following the May Day Prayer, led by the Vicar,
Erin will be crowned by last year’s May Queen Daisy Skelton. Then St George, defends his queen by fighting the Dragon. Next comes the delightful May Pole Dancing by the Fernhurst Primary School children .
The Fancy Dress competition follows. This year the theme is The Four Seasons.
If you want to take part, just turn up at Napper’s Wood at 12.15
Parking by Meadowgate Construction Books Cake Stall Cards Competitions Jewellery Picnic Area Plants, Herbs and Gardening Competition

Day glo poster Large Revels  poster by oak tree at fete site May pole Large sign    Bric a Brace Large van Noodle Bar Lady working in Noodle Bar Laser Tag Laser Tag Jewellery stall Fernfurst Centre stall Large Hoplar for charity Charity stall CHESTNUT TREE HOUSE CHILDRENS HOSPICE CARE Petersfield and District Beekeepers Association Sandwich Stall Crowd of people Crowd of people Tea Stall Plants for sale Jazz Band Punch and Judy Fernhurst Scout Group burger stall Fernhurst Scout Group burger stall Fernhurst Choral Society Jewellery Stall Morris 1000 pick up Van Trailer with Tractor to display

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