Clun Green Man Festival

This years traditional Clun Green Man Festival takes place Over the May Bank Holiday in the picturesque town of Clun, South Shropshire. The programme is full of live music, including, Morris Dancing, Maypole DancingWestern Swing and traditional Irish Folk songs

There is also a traditional May Fair at Clun Castle with Green Man Fire & Drumming display on the hill, stalls and traditional craft demonstrations. , 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. Plus more drama, colour and medieval malarkey from Clerical Error Morris, Plantagenet Ladies dancing, Fidgets (live music), Monster Gardening Show, Clun Mummers, Jockey Morris, Green Man vs Ice Queen round 1, The Plantagenet Knights battle, Rich Evans and the Animal Man will also be exhibiting Exotic Pets.

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! Judging by the weather at the moment I suspect the Green Man has defeated the Frost Queen this year.