Clun Green Man Festival

imageThis years traditional Clun Green Man Festival takes place Saturday 2 May, Sunday 3 Monday 4 May 2015 in in the picturesque town of Clun, South Shropshire. The programme is full of live music, drama, colour and medieval malarkey including, Music by The Johnny Cash Tribute, who will be performing at Clun Memorial Hall, with support from Dave Luke and John Hymas, who will be covering Western Swing and traditional Irish Folk songs, There will also be Morris Dancing throughout the event, the Animal Man will be exhibiting Exotic Pets. “Whalebone” and “the Endings” will both be performing live music throughout the event and Matt Pang will also be performing in the street.

The undoubted highlight of the event is the famous Battle of the Bridge between The Green Man and the Frost Queen If the Green Man does not defeat the Frost Queen there will be no summer in the Clun Valley! However should he win there will be a traditional May Fair at Clun Castle with Green Man Fire & Drumming display on the hill, stalls and traditional craft demonstrations. Plus Morris Dancing, strolling entertainers, jugglers, Sylvesta the Jester, magician, Battle re-enactments by the Swords of Chivalry and a Jousting display by Les Amis D’onno, plus a Craft Fair, maypole dancing, circus workshop, garlands, face painting, duck racing, beer tent and Refreshments.

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