This traditional May Day celebration is organised annually on the May Bank Holiday by Leigh Town Council. It takes place on Strand Wharf along the High Street in Old Leigh, against the backdrop of wonderful estuary views. Celebrations include the crowning of the May Queen, Folk Music, Morris Dancing and of course Maypole Dancing.
May Day 2012
On Monday 7 May this year's Queen of the May and her attendants were crowned in a ceremony on Strand Wharf. The Queen presided over the afternoon's activities of traditional Clog and Morris Dancing and music provided by Cockleshell Clog and Slow Loris. Punch & Judy staged two shows to add to the fun.
The Maypole dancers from the Morgan Academy of
Performing Arts did an excellent job with
For information, phone Leigh Town Council 01702 716288.