Washington Revels “May Revels” at Strathmore

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May Revels Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM Outdoor Back to Calendar Group Tickets Call (301) 581-5199 Accessible Seating Call (301) 581-5100 May Revels at Strathmore: A Celebration of Spring Free event, 12 – 5PM Enjoy four continuous stages of traditional music and dance, festive processions, children’s crafts and games, mummers plays, sing-alongs, and more. You’ll find that Revels’ signature style includes plenty of audience participation—you can raise their voices at the Community Sing, kick up your heels at the Community Dance, frolic in the May Pole Dance, and more. There’s lots to see and do on the festival grounds, including spring-themed foods and drinks, local food samples, craft demonstrations, and wares for sale from artwork to May wreaths to tambourines. The central element of the day’s festivities takes place at 1:30 and 3:30PM on the Gazebo Stage, when Washington Revels will perform their 30th annual celebration of western English Spring traditions. The performance includes singing by Revels adults, teen and kids choruses—plus a crowning of the May Queen, the Padstow May ‘Oss, Maypole dances, mummers plays, and more audience participation. Learn more about the event, the History and Traditions of May Revels, and the story of the Padstow May ‘Oss at www.revelsdc.org. Featuring A maypole Mummers plays Kids’ crafts and games Four stages of traditional music and dance Minstrels and more!



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