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Plenty of May Day merriment expected at Bromsgrove’s Avoncroft Museum on Monday

Bromsgrove Editorial 5th May, 2018

THERE will be plenty of May Day merriment at Bromsgrove’s Avoncroft Museum on Monday.

The traditional celebrations, held from 10.30am, will include Maypole dancing, Morris-dancing, outdoor theatre and music to mark the arrival of spring.

Carnival group The Fabularium will provide a medieval outdoor theatre pageant the ‘Carnival of the Animals’, which offers a unique blend of costume, music, acrobatics, puppetry and story-telling.

Throughout the Museum there will be traditional entertainments and activities for all the family, including have-a-go archery, pony rides and rides on the miniature train.

Costumed re-enactors will bring the historic buildings to life with demonstrations, providing a glimpse of May Day customs of times past.

There will also be hot and cold refreshments, including perry and cider.

Visit www.avoncroft.org.uk or call 01527 831363 for more information.

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