May Fair street markets begin on Friday 22nd May with the traditional “Walking of the Fair” by the Mayor of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Entertainment is provided by the choir of Tweedmouth Prior Park First School and Maypole dancing by children from Hugh Joicey C of E First School,Ford.
Berwick’s first Mayor’s Parade takes place on Sunday 24th May, led by pipe bands from both sides of the Border and including horse-drawn carriages, floats, vintage vehicles and participants representing the Berwick 900 themes and the trades and crafts of Berwick through the ages. On Sunday evening, the bands and highland dancers will perform on the Barracks square, starting at 5.00pm.
Berwick Rotary Club’s “Party on the Parade” runs on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May