‘A great day out for everyone’ – May Day entertainment draws in the crowds at annual Royston fayre
PUBLISHED: 16:11 03 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:11 03 May 2017
The annual Royston May Fayre was once again a huge success with record numbers enjoying the fun.
The event, organised by Royston Town Council’s May fayre committee, saw people flock to the Priory Memorial Gardens to enjoy the entertainment.
Mayor Sarah Dingley said: “The May fayre was tremendous fun. It had a wonderful buzz, and the dark clouds and occasional cold wind didn’t deter anyone.
“Heartfelt thanks go to all the organisers and contributors for making it such a huge success. It was a great day out for everyone.”
The town band and dance groups provided music and displays, and the new eco/environmental section in the town hall car park was popular with visitors signing up for North Herts Bee Keepers courses, getting items fixed by the Royston Repair Café team and hearing NHDC’s recycling advice.
Royston May Fayre 2017
Sofia Snowdon. Picture: Clive Porter
The climbing wall. Picture: Clive Porter
The team that run this 1943 Ward La France Tank recovery truck are owner Alan Dossett with Ron Charlton and Dean and Pete Saunders. Picture: Clive Porter
Pete Kelly built this unique little wooden body three wheeler from scratch using a Citroen 2 cv engine. It took him five years to complete. Picture: Clive Porter
This 1928 Rolls Royce Phantom has been in the same family for 52 years. Picture: Clive Porter
Alissa Taylor got her face painted at the May Fayre. Picture: Clive Porter
Mayor Sarah Dingley opens the May Fayre. Picture: Clive Porter
Town crier Graham Pfaff. Picture: Clive Porter
The Stephanie Prior School of Dancing team. Picture: Clive Porter
GStars dancers put on a show. Picture: Clive Porter
Mel Saunders from South Cambs was one of the owners proudly showing off her pooches, Newfoundland, Bear, and Chinese Crested, Sugs, at the dog show. Picture: Clive Porter
The Punch and Judy show. Picture: Clive Porter
Royston Town Band. Picture: Clive Porter
A town council spokeswoman said: “We would like to thank all those who helped the May fayre committee put on such a good event, especially our staff, Town councillors and community volunteers who worked so hard on the day to ensure everything went well.”
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