Mon 1 May 2017, 11.00am – 4.00pmBook Now
Compton Verney’s May Day celebration is the perfect way to start Summer. Join the traditional English celebration with fun-filled activities and games:
Join in with the Morris Dancers between 12pm – 2.30pm
Al fresco dining including BBQ pulled pork, burgers, falafel, potatoe wedges and the Compton Kitchen will be open as usual.
Visit the Morris Folk dolls by the Museums of British Folklore.
Make your own selfie dolls and puppets
Try traditional village games – including tug-of-war, welly-wanging, Aunt Sally and hook-a-duck.
See vintage tractors and play croquet
Live music from the brilliant Royal Spa Brass Band at 2.30pm.
Meet the Guild of Straw Craftsmen
Talk to artist Faye Claridge and Sigrid Holmwood in our brand new Pigment Garden
Children (little and big!) are invited to come dressed up as May King or Queen, you’ll be crowned and then lead the procession at 4pm with the Royal Spa Brass Band.
Included in Collections and Park admission.
Free for Members & Annual Pass Holders.