Crowds love the dancers

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Neighbourhood News - By MARK PEAR­SON mark.pear­son@pe­ter­bor­oughto­day.co.uk @Et­guide

good causes.

“The May­pole dancers were, as al­ways, out­stand­ing. They put their hearts and souls into do­ing a good job and they never let us down.

“It was won­der­ful watch­ing them per­form­ing tra­di­tional dances with their colour­ful dresses and skirts bright­en­ing an al­ready sunny day.”

Other ac­tiv­i­ties and at­trac­tions in­cluded a dog show, bar­be­cue and a fun­fair.

The event was kindly spon­sored by Carol and Mike at from the vil­lage’s Spar shop and Eas­ton Car­a­van Stor­age.

The next big event at Coates Pri­mary School is the Di­a­mond Ju­bilee lunch on Fri­day, June 1.

For more in­for­ma­tion about Coates Pri­mary School, visit www.coate­spri­ma­ryschool.info

Whit­tle­sey will have a big cel­e­bra­tion to mark The Queen’s Ju­bilee on Mon­day, June 4.

It will take place at the Manor Leisure Cen­tre, in Sta­tion Road, and in­clude mu­sic and danc­ing.

There will also be a flower fes­ti­val in St Mary’s Church. BAT­MAN: Joshua Sen­net shows off his newly painted face at the Coates vil­lage fete.

CHIL­DREN im­pressed the gath­ered crowd with a demon­stra­tion of dif­fer­ent dance styles at a May Day vil­lage fete.

The event, which was or­gan­ised by gov­er­nors from Coates Pri­mary School, saw groups per­form var­i­ous May­pole, coun­try and African dances.

Tak­ing place on Coates vil­lage green, it be­gan with the pa­rade of the May King and Queen, Nathan Wheat and Amy Quince and their se­lected at­ten­dants.

The pair were crowned King and Queen by Bev Sands, the chair­woman of Coates Pri­mary School’s Fun for Funds Group.

Jenny Gam­ble, from the fete or­gan­is­ing com­mit­tee, said: “This was the best at­tended yet, and I’m sure the good weather helped to draw peo­ple out.

“We had a fab­u­lous af­ter­noon and it was great to see so many char­i­ties and car boot­ers com­ing along to raise money for their

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