May Merriement

Sunday 20th May, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm.

May Merriement

Join us at the 1620s House and Garden for a full day of family fun games and activities

  • Maypole Dancing
  • Morris Dancing
  • Family Garden Trail
  • Maze
  • Garden Games
  • Children’s Craft Activity


  • 11.00 am to midday: Hugglescote School children will be dancing around their maypole.
  • 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm: Jerusalem Jammers dancing
  • 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm: Way of the Wyrd dancing
  • 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm: Jerusalem Jammers maypole dancing assisted by Way of the Wyrd

All day activities;

  • Garden volunteers leading ‘plant a sunflower seed’ children’s activity – under yew tree by well
  • Garden Games on lawn – facilitated by The Friends of The 1620s House & Garden
  • Family Garden Trail – (available from The Ticket Office)
  • In the Tithe Barn – children’s colouring – self led.

This event is included in the normal cost of admission to the 1620s House & Garden.

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