Scarecrows look forward to dancing

MAYPOLE dancing could be on the way back to a Doncaster township to bring the community together.

The volunteers of Tickhill Together group meet in The Carpenter's Arms pub on Tuesday January 18 when chairman John Marsden and his colleagues discuss the success of the town's late night opening evening as well as making plans for the town's second annual scarecrow festival.

It is due to be held over two days on Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1.

The event will once again promote local businesses and attract townsfolk and visitors.

It is hoped to build upon the success of last year's inaugural event when over 100 scarecrows were on display all around the community.

There could be a number of community attractions on the Sunday such as Morris and sword dancers and live music, along with a range of stalls to enable local organisations to raise funds.

Schools are being encouraged to take part in country dancing and there is a possibility that maypole dancing could return to the town after an absence of many years.

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