Traditional May Day celebrations in Heyshott as Naomi is crowned May Queen

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Heyshott villagers gathered yesterday (Bank Holiday Monday) for their traditional May Day event which began with the crowning of the May Queen.

This year ten-year-old Naomi Ward was crowned by last year’s Queen Lily Shotter.

All the children then danced round the May Pole.

There were hot dogs and homemade cake donated by villagers, and all were entertained with games including archery, skittles, hook-a-duck and splat the rat.

Midhurst firefighters brought their fire engine to show the children.

The fun dog show attracted lots of entries and the fancy dress class was won by Sybil as Amelia Earhart and owner Laura Parry as her plane.

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