West Park in Goole will be the venue for a Maypole Dance spectacular as Junction, Goole puts on a maypole event for residents on Monday, May 2.
The traditional music and dance project will run from 11am – 4pm, with a chance to take part in a maypole dance every hour, on the hour. The day will feature the opportunity for anyone to learn the traditional folk dance, which is suitable for all ages and abilities.
Friends of West Park will be helping out at the event and are interested to hear from anyone who has performed maypole dancing in the past, or has any memories of this taking place in West Park.
Musician Sam Pirt has been working with 10 local primary schools in a build up to the event, and they will attend a schools event at the park on Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4 to showcase their music and dancing skills. The local schools involved are Gilberdyke Primary, Rawcliffe Bridge Primary, Riverside Special School, Parkside Primary, Howden Junior School, Airmyn Park Primary, Boothferry Primary, Eastrington Primary, Hook C of E School and Rawcliffe Primary.