May Fayre programme confirmed
ROYSTON town council have confirmed the running order of events for this year’s May Fayre.
The annual event, which takes place on Priory Gardens on Monday May 2 between 12pm and 5pm, will include a performance from the Above and Beyond trapeze act, a novelty dog show, live music, children’s entertainment, refreshments and much more.
A hog roast, hot dogs, beer tent, bouncy castle, slides, miniature train rides and charity stalls will all be on offer throughout the day.
The novelty dog show returns after proving very popular last year, and included nine classes for dogs to enter.
Most handsome dog, prettiest bitch, waggiest tail, best rescue, child carer, best veteran, best condition, dog the judge would most like to take home and best in show will all be contested, all costing �1 each to enter.
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Rosettes are given for first to fifth placed finishes. Money goes towards the mayor’s charity chest.
Programme of events
- 1 'Father' found guilty of murdering his teenage daughter
- 2 Pupils celebrate all things Roald Dahl with 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day
- 3 Kevin’s powerful testimony challenges us to #DoTheRightThing
- 4 Royston Museum finally set to reopen to families
- 5 Nail bars and car washes targeted in modern day slavery checks
- 6 RAF Red Arrows and Typhoon dazzle crowds at Duxford Summer Air Show
- 7 Cambridge Country Show promises 'something for everybody'
- 8 Suspected arsonist held after health centre fire
- 9 Constituency boundary review - have you had your say?
- 10 Wildlife enthusiast wins photographic society's 'print of the year'
12pm – Official opening by Town Mayor
12.05pm – Music from Royston Town Band (marquee)
12.15pm – Novelty dog show entries (Arena 2)
12.15pm – Balloon modelling, Punch and Judy, Circus Workshop (near band stand)
12.30pm – Mayor presents classic car show (town hall car park)
12.45pm – Above and Beyond trapeze act (Main Arena)
1.15pm – Novelty dog show judging starts (Arena 2)
2pm – 2012 Year of Celebration Logo Competition Winners – Main Arena
2.15pm – Balloon modelling, Punch and Judy, Circus Workshop (near band stand)
2.30pm – Music from Opus 17 (Marquee)
3pm – Above and Beyond trapeze act (Main Arena)
3.30pm - Balloon modelling, Punch and Judy, Circus Workshop (near band stand)
4.15pm – Fire cadets drill (Main Arena)