May Bank Holiday Weekend 2019

Sunday 5th & monday 6th


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Sunday 5TH MAY 2PM-6PM


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2pm Official Opening of the festival

Followed by The Blessing and Cleansing of the Cows

officiated over by The Priestess of Elen of The Ways.

3pm Blacksmith demonstration

join Finin in his forge and learn the Ancient Blacksmith Craft.


3:30pm Storytelling in the Courtyard with Baya The Storyteller

Listen to her Bring the past to life as she spins love tales of Celtic wonder and magic.


4pm Celtic music and dance in the Courtyard

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Be entertained by our very talented Musicians and dancers.


5pm The marriage of the newly ordained Lugh Sun God of Ireland and Aine Goddess of the Land

Ceremony performed by The Priestess of Elen of the Ways.Craft Fare in the Gardens


 Creation of the Giant Wicker God in the garden

Give a hand to Sculptor Barbara Kelly and pin your wishes on the Wicker God.


 May Pole

Dance around the May Pole in the old traditional Way


May Bush Workshop

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1pm-6pm  Craft Fare in the gardens


1pm-4pm  May Queen Pageant

festival goers are encouraged to dress in traditional style (long white dresses and lots of flowers etc)

The winner will receive a specially commissioned piece created by Patricia from The Potters Yard.

Open to All!!


1pm-6pm  May Bush Workshop


3pm  Blacksmith Demonstration


3-30pm  Storytelling By Baya


4pm  Celtic music and Dance


5pm  The Crowning of The May Queen!!


Come along, Dress Up and join in the fun! Bring the Past Back to life this May Bank Holiday Weekend!


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