From Monday 1st May 2017 10:00 to 17:00
Come and join in the celebration of May Day, a day of fun and festivities with its origin in ancient times.
The site is brimming with things to see and buy, from homemade sweet treats, to the beautiful designs of Myriad Life photo art. With stalls selling fresh produce, crafts and plants, there's sure to be something for everyone!
Discover the history Maypole dancing and challenge your family to learn the steps. Create a May Day crown to show off in the Grand Gressenhall Parade. Be entertained by the lively Morris dancers. See an original play 'Keeping the Balance - 300:8' about the life and daily routines of a Workhouse inmate, performed for the first time by UEA drama students.
Meanwhile, spring is in full swing on Gressenhall Farm, from the spring flowers to the new lambs. Watch the museum's Suffolk Punches carry out the seasonal tasks in the fields.
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Fakenham Rd, Gressenhall, Beetley, Dereham, NR20 4DR