Date : 1 st May (Sunday)

Time : 7:30 pm (BST/2:30pm server time)

Location : To be decided

Another year gone and tis time ter start the search once more!

Each year around this time, the Shire decides which of the brave lassies who come forward, will be ter next wearer of the floral crown. From humble housewife ter hard working crafters, the race is open ter all

Now, as the leaves on the trees change every year, tis only fair that ter Queen be renewed each year, otherwise we'd be keeping the same lassies and no giving others the chance.

So... Are ye a lass of the Shire? Do ye have what it takes ter be Queen of the May? Do ye know of someone who would do the Shire Proud? If so, then don't delay, send yer name to me, Nannie, and ye could be the lucky one!

Over the years we've many a fine queen of the May. Miss Acorne, Miss Amorey , Miss Dassa, Granmama and our current holder - Miss Pennyroyal ter name but a few. Will ye be joining their ranks?

So, lassies dust off yer dresses and pluck up yer courage - a wee dram may help with that one - Drop me a wee message via the Quick post - oh those laddies dunna like this coming month as they ken they'll have ter earn their ale! - or if ye see's me at the Green Dragon or market, let me know and ye too could be wearing the floral crown come May 1st!

Now ah hope ye lads are no thinking ah've forgotten yet this year! Oh no!

So lads here's yer chance!

If ye think ye have what it takes ter be the King o' the May, or do ye know of someone who would fit the crown? Then pass the name ter me, and we'll see what we'll see!

The search has begun to find our next Rulers of the May, all are invited ter try, who havena held the title before. Once we have some willing vict.... er candidates, their names will be listed here fer all ter see and then voting will be opened.

Ye have till the 15th April, ter get yer names in, then voting will open for those brave souls.

The event is open to all Hobbits of the Shire and beyond, results ter be announced at the party on May the 1st