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Quorn May Day 2011

 Quorn May Day May 1st 1.30pm onwards
Stafford Orchard, Station Road, Quorn

Plans for this year's May Day celebrations are well underway and more details will be posted here as arrangements are confirmed.

We are seeking dancers for the Maypole - no dancing experience required, this is just for fun. If you cannot dance, the why not join the parade? Children and adults welcome. Wear fancy dress if you like.


Below is the provisional programme for the day. Please note that it might have to change at short notice:

1.30pm - Start of May Day Event
Parade leaves Church Rooms

2.00pm - Speeches
1. Phil Child, Chair of Quorn Parish Council welcomes guests
2. Jeremy Fenn, Casework Manager, Heritage Lottery Fund
3. The Lord-Lieutenant, Jennifer, Lady Gretton, JP formally re-opens Stafford Orchard

2.15pm - George Ince to welcome the May Pole dancers

2.30pm - Leicestershire and Rutland Pipe Band / Dog Show to start

2.45pm - Rawlins Band and Choir

2.30pm - May Pole dancing

3.30pm - New Quorn Shakespeare Company Medley of songs from their “Don’t Dilly Dally” show being performed at the Village Hall May 20th and 21st and also May 26th, 27th and 28th. See the village calendar for more information.

3.45pm - Children’s Tug of War

4.00pm - Dog Show Awards.

4.15pm - Rawlins Band.

Maypole Dancers Required

Boys and girls from Quorn welcome age 4+. Must be available for the following rehearsal dates:

Tuesday 26th April 2pm till 4pm
Thursday 28th April 4pm till 6pm
Sunday 1st May 9.00am

Application forms here:
download Word version / PDF version.

Join the Parade

Please contact the organisers if you wish to take part in the Parade.

Booking a May Day Stall

If you wish to book a stall, please complete and return our booking form asap. Download the form in Word or PDF.

 Quorn May Day Poster Download and Distribute the Poster

Download our May Day Poster and put it up in your window, school noticeboard or car. Download here or click on the swatch.

Dog Show

Details about the Dog Show will be available soon.

Contact the Organisers

Helen Spiby 01509 827 468 - email
Joan Bloodworth 01509 827 468

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