Pictures: May Day fair enjoyed in village

PUBLISHED: 10:13 08 May 2019

May Pole dancers at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

May Pole dancers at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Hundreds of people gathered for a May Day fair on Monday.

Flowers for sale at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONFlowers for sale at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Claverham's showpiece event of the year proved hugely popular, despite some unseasonably chilly temperatures.

Maypole dancing, a procession and a dog show made for a hugely entertaining afternoon at the village hall.

Court de Wyck Primary School ran a fundraising raffle stall, while May queen Jessica was also crowned.

However, not everything went according to plan.

Fancy dress winners Eliza and Percy at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONFancy dress winners Eliza and Percy at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

On Saturday, the organisers of the hot dog stand said they went to Pullin's bakery in Yatton to pick up the rolls, only to be told they had already been collected.

Ms Smith said people had made off with 450 rolls, without paying, forcing organisers to go to supermarkets to pay for more.

She said it was a 'petty crime', but effectively saw thieves steal from a charity, and warned people to not fall victim to similar schemes.

Shaun Taylor from Yatton Vets crowning May Queen Jessica with attendants Maisie and Eva at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONShaun Taylor from Yatton Vets crowning May Queen Jessica with attendants Maisie and Eva at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The May Queen and her attendants arrive at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe May Queen and her attendants arrive at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Yatton Cancer Research fund raisers at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONYatton Cancer Research fund raisers at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Court de Wyck School PTA bottle stall at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONCourt de Wyck School PTA bottle stall at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

May Pole dancers at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONMay Pole dancers at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Yatton Cancer Research fund raisers at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONYatton Cancer Research fund raisers at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shaun Taylor from Yatton Vets crowning May Queen Jessica with attendants Maisie and Eva at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONShaun Taylor from Yatton Vets crowning May Queen Jessica with attendants Maisie and Eva at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Fancy dress winners Eliza and Percy at Claverham May Fair.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONFancy dress winners Eliza and Percy at Claverham May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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