May Day fun around North Down

30th April 2015

The May Day Bank holiday weekend is nearly upon us! There is loads going on over the next few days in and around North Down. Here are a few of the highlights that we spotted:

Merry May Day

Holywood Town Centre, Monday 4 May, 10am – 4pm

Maypole dancing, competitions, musical performances and over 60 stalls. Loads for the family. See link for further details.

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May Day WW1 childrens craft workshops

North Down Museum, Monday 4 May, 12 noon – 2pm

WW1 themed crafts

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Family fun at Cockle Row Cottages

Cockle Row Cottages, Groomsport

Saturday 2 May, 2pm – 4pm Science Show – Gold & Gem Panning

Sunday 3 May, 2pm – 4pm Plant and Play – Make Your Own Fairy Garden

Festival of Fools

If you fancy heading a bit further afield, the FESTIVAL OF FOOLS is running in Belfast City Centre.

Friday 1 May – Monday 4 May

120 Comedy Street shows for free! Full timetable and further details can be found on the link below.

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Belfast City Marathon

Finally, the BELFAST MARATHON is on Monday 4 May.  If you haven’t signed up to run any of the events organised, your support as a spectator is always welcome.  There is a fun day for everyone at the finish in Ormeau Park which includes a fun fair, food stalls and U105 roadshow.  More details of spectator times and events can be found on the link.

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Whatever plans you have, fingers crossed the weather is good to us. Enjoy!