Villagers enjoy May Fair on the Green

Avon Owls at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Avon Owls at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Maypole dancing, games and barbecued food drew crowds to the Millennium Green in Congresbury on Saturday.

Winscombe scouts and cubs craft stall at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winscombe scouts and cubs craft stall at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

The May Fair on the Green was opened by Mike Williamson, the retiring chairman of Winscombe and Sandford Parish Council.

Winscombe Primary School performed a traditional maypole dance, while animal lovers we given the chance to get up close to some feathered fair-goers, courtesy of Avon Owls.

Families lined up to try their luck with the human fruit machine, while other popular stalls included a tombola, wheel of fortune and name the dog.

Cubs and scouts from Winscombe ran a craft stall and there were also fairground rides for thrill-seekers to enjoy.

Scouts BBQ at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Scouts BBQ at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant


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Performances included a puppet show by the RNLI and a demonstration by George's Street Dancers.

The fair is organised by the Winscombe and Sandford Millennium Green Trust.

Fun fair at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Fun fair at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

The bottle tombola with Ann Harley Vicky Taylor and Di Mavor at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK

The bottle tombola with Ann Harley Vicky Taylor and Di Mavor at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Winscombe Good Neighbour Scheme human fruit machine at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winscombe Good Neighbour Scheme human fruit machine at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Graham and David serving customer Garry with some strawberries at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MA

Graham and David serving customer Garry with some strawberries at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Emma and Lauren running a Name the Dog competition at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Emma and Lauren running a Name the Dog competition at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Hazel Sampson with a customer for her wheel of fortune at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHER

Hazel Sampson with a customer for her wheel of fortune at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Winscombe School children maypole dancing at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winscombe School children maypole dancing at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Winscombe School children maypole dancing at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winscombe School children maypole dancing at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Winscombe Good Neighbour Scheme human fruit machine at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winscombe Good Neighbour Scheme human fruit machine at Winscombe May Fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

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