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May Day Celebrations – Monday 2nd

may-poleAs is tradition Mayday celebrations will be held in Hornton on  Monday 2nd May starting at 1:00. The Village Green will have Children’s Rides, Toys, Games, Cakes, Pub and Bar-B-Q, “The Famous Human Fruit Machine”, Ladies and Gents Excellent Pre-Loved Clothes, Skittles, Tombola, Plants, the Amazing White Elephant Stall and other animals. As well as Tea and Cakes being served in The Chapel.

Then 2:00 The May Queen with her King and attendants will progress through the village to be crowned opposite the School, followed by Traditional Maypole Dancing. 

As Car Parking in the village will be difficult, it is best to approach Hornton from Wroxton down into Bell Street where ample free parking in the signposted Football Pavilion Car Park will be available.

Mayday Breakfast – Sunday 1st May

You will now have received a leaflet advertising this breakfast event that includes a option to give a donation to the Michael Hardinge Trust if you can’t make it. If  you want to they can be passed to any MHT Trustee. Otherwise don’t forget to book your place, see details…

You are warmly invited to  The Michael Hardinge Trust Mayday Breakfast at the Old School, Horley on Sunday, 1st May Come & enjoy a freshly prepared, cooked English breakfast with toast, tea, co…

Source: Mayday Breakfast – Sunday 1st May

What’s New – May


And so on to May …………


May Day this Monday 4th in Hornton and VE Day Celebration next Saturday 9th but only if you RSVP now with Jenny 738125, you can find these and more events in our village Calendar.

playgroupPage Updates:

Have you seen the village info? Have you got anything you would like to add to it. Maybe some photos or memories for a bygones page???

Plus the Old School Hall and Horley’s Play Group now have information pages.


msndUpdate on Horley Footlights

A (reduced) Midsummers Night Dream, its fully casted and rehearsals in full swing. It’s going to be a fantastic production staged in our church, with some surprise debut performances as well as our wonderful usual “luvies”.

Note: this is now going to be held late September, details to follow.

Untitled_17221310096_lThe Red Lion

What a month for Dave and Natasha celebrating winning CAMRA Pub of the Year and the St. George Beer Festival where they were sold out!

Well done again and thanks for making our village pub such a special place.


 And finally… Horley’s very own aquatic fashion icon!Untitled_17245623672_l

As promised Judy has done her “Spring 2015 Collection” photo shoot and will be seen sporting the appropriate attire through out the season. Feel free to share your favourite and even a “selfie” as our postman did on St.George’s Day on Facebook. Either share directly on Facebook or Twitter or email us at horleyviews@outlook.com.

Di and Deb

Latest on Mayday Celebrations – 4th May

Preparations are well underway for the May Day Celebrations in Hornton

may dayThe W.I. are planning a jam jar stall, where exciting goodies in a beautifully wrapped jam jar can be bought for just £1. If you have any items you would like to donate to the stall, please see any member of the W.I. ASAP. Better still, wrap up your jam jar, containing the goodies and take it along to the WI stall on Monday May 4 or to Emma Hamer (Meadowsweet Farm). The stall should be up and running between 1– 4. Children’s gifts are also needed; these will sell at just 50p. There will also be lots of promotional information available, as well as this year’s programme, so if the WI has always interested you, but you’ve never managed to get involved, come along and meet some of the local group and find out what they get up to.

Mayday Celebrations – 4th May.

Mayday Celebrations – 4th May

may-poleAs is our normal tradition we in Horley celebrate Mayday with our very close neighbours in Hornton.

from Morris and Maypole dancing

to traditional and non-traditional games,

as well as a variety of stalls.

Donkeys, goats, dogs and humans can all be found enjoying the fantastic atmosphere on what is a very special day, come and join in the fun Monday 4th May – Hornton Village – from 1pm.