Crowds love the dancers
“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