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Saturday 19th May 2018 ...     see you there.... it will be wonderful

There will be dancing in the streets!
There will be music and song! 
Follow the links above for full details and timetables

The Winchester Mayfest is a great event with lots of Morris dancing and other displays right in the centre of Winchester.

On 19th May the Winchester Mayfest will be hosting lots of Morris dance teams as usual, with opportunities to have a go yourself, and towards the end of the day will be a mass dance for audience participation.  There will also be sword dancers and Appalachian clog dancers. 

Sides dance at sites all around the centre of the city and in St Lawrence's church there will be music from two folk orchestras. 

Another highlight of the day is the Mayor's show, where sides will have the chance to perform for the Mayor of Winchester. This will be followed by the mass dance for you the audience to join in.

Download the Morris dance programme by clicking here.

The event is a festival and is called Mayfest simply because it is run in May each year.  The Mayfest has been an event in Winchester for many years, under various guises and we hope that the Winchester Mayfest will continue for many more years to come.  Please come to the Mayfest and see what it is all about.

See also the Winchester Mayfest Facebook page.

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