May Bank Holiday Weekend 2019
Sunday 5th & monday 6th
Sunday 5TH MAY 2PM-6PM
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
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.
Dance around the May Pole in the old traditional Way
May Bush Workshop
moNDAY 6TH MAY 1PM-6Pm
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!