Yateley Green will be home to the May Fayre on Monday 1st May2017 and everyone is invited to come and join the fun.
The May Fayre Car Boot Sale will provide the normal bustling start to activities at 8.00 on Mayday morning. Come early to find a bargain and experience the lively feeling of early morning on the Green.
The main Fayre will start at 10.30, with the Mayor of Yateley providing a welcome to what will turn out to be an exciting day of activities.
The Fayre will have a wide range of stalls surrounding a central arena. The stalls include:
- Crafts, plants and baked treats and many other items for sale
- Tombolas and games, including the ever-popular Crockery Smash
- Fairground rides for kids
- Local charities showcasing their work
- Various food and drink stands so you can fill and refresh yourself during the day
New for this year will be a Vehicle Show where local enthusiasts will show off their classic and other beautiful cars . The entry form is available from the Download Our Forms page on the left.
The arena events will be the normal centre of attraction during the day with performances from;
The Rockwood Dog Display Team
The Rockwood Dog Display Team will provide great family entertainment. The display will take the audience through every aspect of dog training, from obedience performed to music, dogs jumping through fire hoops, agility, fly ball and active Man Work where a dog will be seen to apprehend an armed criminal. The show will end with an exciting agility relay race, with two teams racing against the clock and the audience cheering on their chosen team.
Portsmouth Volunteer Cadet Corps Field Gun Display
Cadets from the Portsmouth naval bases of HMS Sultan, HMS Collingwood and HMS Excellent (Royal Marines) will provide an exhilarating display of skill and speed as they race around the arena stripping and re-assembling nineteenth century field guns, as used in the Battle of Ladysmith. The guns weigh over a third of a ton and each wheel weighs about 70 pounds, the same weight as a small cadet! The display includes a demonstration run and a fast timed competition run, simulating an attack on an enemy position. It will be a competitive, tough, thrilling display involving discipline and teamwork.
Sandhurst & District Corps of Drums
The boys and girls of the Sandhurst & District Corps of Drums have been performing since 2005, in their distinctive and colourful uniform, based on the Royal Marines Band including a White Pith Helmet.
During their marching display, the band will be performing all the old favourites such as The Great Escape, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, Yankee Doodle, Dambusters and many more tunes.
In between these main acts, local troupes of dancers will entertain you with their beauty skill and grace.
The arena events finish with the ever popular Open Fun Dog Show where a large collection of pampered pooches compete to win classes such as dog with the waggiest tail, the best behaved, most like their owner, most laid back, the most appealing face and the loudest bark.
As usual, Eagle Radio will provide background music, announcements and commentaries throughout the day.
Parking will be available on the Firgrove Road side of the green; a donation to park will be much appreciated.
Yateley & District Lions hope you will have a great day, enjoy the fun and support all the attractions of the May Fayre.
Events – Yateley May Day 2017
Note: The times and events given below are provisional and subject to change
10:30 Opening Ceremony
10:50 PAVCC Field Gun Race
11:20 Frogmore Dance School
11:40 Rockwood Dog Display Team
12:10 Sphinx Exotic Dance Display
12:30 Sandhurst & District Corps of Drums
13:00 Redz Performing Academy Display Team
13:20 Sphinx Exotic Dance Display
13:40 PAVCC Field Gun Race
14:05 Frogmore Dance School
14:25 Sandhurst & District Corps of Drums
14:55 Phoenix Dance Crew
15:15 Rockwood Dog Display Team
15:45 May Fayre Charity Prize Draw
16:00 Open Fun Dog Show – come and enter your four legged friend in Yateley’s own annual fun show – open to all – free
16:30 Arena Events finish
Near the Tythings
The Bagshot Concert Band– will entertain you. Performances starting at
13:30 and 15:00