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Mayday Festival

Mayday Festival crowd 2015 An estimated 800 visitors joined in the Mayday festivities at Kentish Town City Farm on Sunday. We had a great day and raised almost £2000 which kickstarts our new independent fund-raising initiative.

Thank you to all the volunteers who gave up their time so enthusiastically:

Valerie & Jim – Gatekeepers
Jean & Molly – Leading the Maypole Dances
Dave Brooks – Greenman & Bagpipe player
Lisa Thomas – Bake Off Competition
Megan & Ann – Megan’s Bake
Trish  – Seed to pot
Dermot – Barbeque
Catherine Evans – Masks
Avi & Jayne – Needle Felting
Julia & Catherine – Badges
Rebecca, Claire & Kelly – Tombola & lucky dip
Graeme & Mel – Archery
Harriet – Visual evaluation
Lucy & Gill – Newspaper strawberry planter
Loretta & Devonte – Face painting
Anne & Rachel – Information stall & raffle
Alison – Plant Sale
Sue & Megan – Pony rides
Jacky – Crown of flowers
Sylvie & Boris – Hobby horses
Dave – Poster
Finn – Photography
Patti – Website & Facebook
The Unknown Band – live music
Margaret & Ken – prep and animal care
Lisa & Rob – organising superb prizes for both the raffle & bake-off competition
Amanda & Gareth – General Admin

Special thanks to all our young volunteers who helped clear the yard and to Megan, George, Freddy, Summer, Daniel, Callum and Casey for staying for the whole day and helping out with the tombola, goat grooming, the barbecue and treasure hunt.  Thanks to all those who helped leaflet local schools and put up posters.

Many thanks also to Kentishtowner, The Metropolitan Horse Police, Camden’s Healthy Heart Van, Fortess Road Printers, Jonathan Norris, Meat NW5, The Pineapple, Ruby Violet, Sainsbury’s, Spence Bakery, The Bull & Gate, The Grafton, The Vine and Tapping The Admiral.

And last but not least thanks to our loyal trustees and staff members; John, Diane, Chris, Simone, Claire and Kerry.