A record-breaking year for May Fete

A falconry display entertained the crowds during the May Fete

VISITORS to the annual May Fete, held on the Anning Road playing field in Lyme Regis on Sunday, were greeted by a record-breaking 60 stalls.

Organised by Lyme Regis Regatta & Carnival Committee, the fete gave the chance for local organisations to raise funds and promote their cause, while commercial stalls selling gifts and refreshments added to the event.

The Mayor of Lyme Regis, Councillor Michaela Ellis, officially opens the fete accompanied by husband Alan

The Mayor of Lyme Regis, Councillor Michaela Ellis, officially opened the event, accompanied by her husband Alan and town crier Alan Vian, and urged all those attending to support the charity stalls.

There was country dancing by children of St Michael’s Primary School and Uplyme Morris, with further musical entertainment provided by young musicians from B Sharp. Lyme Regis Majorettes and Lyme Regis Taekwondo display also put on displays, and the big crowds were further entertained by a falconry display.

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Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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