47th Annual Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival
8 May 2022
Punch & Judy Professors and Puppeteers from all over the country and abroad gather to perform in the garden of St Paul’s Church on the second Sunday in May near the spot where Samuel Pepys first recorded sighting Mr Punch in May 1662.
Admission is Free. The day starts at 11am with a Grand Procession around the neighbourhood led by the Superior Brass Band. At 12 noon there is a Special Church Service with Mr Punch in the pulpit, followed by Shows, Stalls and Workshops, Folk Music and Maypole Dancing. The British Puppet & Model Theatre Guild, The Punch & Judy Fellowship and The Punch & Judy Club will all be represented alongside local community groups including the Covent Garden Community Association. The day ends at 5.30pm.
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