Join the ORIGINAL BEDFORD MORRIS MEN as we participate in the traditional May Day Celebration on the 7th MAY 2018 in Northill and Ickwell Village Green
May Day celebrations start in the car park of The Crown Public House, Northill.
11.45 am Morris Men dance.
12.45 pm Children assemble with their decorated hoops.
1 pm The judging of the decorated hoops takes place. The procession is assembled.
1.30 pm The procession leaves for Ickwell Green - a half mile walk down the village road. This road is closed to vehicular traffic for the duration of the procession.
At Ickwell Green
A selection of stalls, refreshments and entertainments are available opposite the Maypole arena from 10 am onwards.
Seats in the arena are available from 12 noon. Adults £2, Children under 16 £1.
2 pm Crowning of the May Queen, followed by dancing by children and adults from within the Parish.
Car parking and toilets are available and there is disabled car parking close to the arena in Ickwell.