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Monday May 7th 2018

The annual Braunston May Fayre is a traditional English village fayre with something for all the family. There's a thriving street market selling all sorts of everything, children's fairground rides and family games, craft market in the church, bouncy castle, tombola, raffle with some excellent prizes from local sponsors, live music, and delicious hot food stalls. There's a dog show in the afternoon with all sorts of classes for every type of pooch, and the other popular animal event is the famous Braunston Duck Race ( the ducks are already in training ).

With plenty of refreshment options available, from burgers, hot dogs and hog roast along the street, to homemade sandwiches and cakes in the village hall, you certainly won't go hungry. Braunston's home bakers are a match for any bake-off champions - come and sample their scrumptious goodies.

Crowning of the May Queen

At 3pm in the afternoon the May Queen is crowned at a ceremony which concludes with traditional dancing around the May Pole by the local children.

Plans for the 2018 event are now getting underway, so if you're in the village and would like to help out, either in the pre-fayre organisation, or on the day itself, please get in touch. It's a great way to meet people and get involved in village life. Whatever your skills, we have something for you; baking cakes, drumming up raffle prizes, helping with the car park, putting up posters, running the skittles, and so much more !

And if you'd like to run a stall in the street market, or a craft stall in the church, then drop us an email and we'll let you know the details.

Contact mayfayre@braunstonvillagehall.co.uk and we'll pass your enquiry on to whoever is appropriate..