Looking back to May Day in Horsham District in 2011

This week we look back to May Day celebrations in Horsham District in 2011.

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 10:16 am
HOR020511 Maypole Fair on Plaistow Village Green. Fancy dress competition. L to R Daniel Simpson aged 3, 1st, Austin Johnson aged 3 2nd and Matilda Simpson aged 4 3rd. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170447
HOR020511 Maypole Fair on Plaistow Village Green. Fancy dress competition. L to R Daniel Simpson aged 3, 1st, Austin Johnson aged 3 2nd and Matilda Simpson aged 4 3rd. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170447

People donned fancy dress and took to the streets to party in Plaistow and Rusper.

These images, taken by Derek Martin, give a snapshot of the day’s fun.

HOR020511 Maypole Fair on Plaistow Village Green. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170435
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. Archie bell 5 had a go at Roll a Pig. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170409
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. Charlie Denton 7, won a coconut photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170357
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. Emily Hutchinson 6 and sister Phoebe 8 wellie throwing. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170342
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170329
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170315