People donned fancy dress and took to the streets to party in Plaistow and Rusper.
These images, taken by Derek Martin, give a snapshot of the day’s fun.
HOR020511 Maypole Fair on Plaistow Village Green. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170435
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. Archie bell 5 had a go at Roll a Pig. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170409
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. Charlie Denton 7, won a coconut photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170357
HOR 020511 Mayday event in Rusper. Emily Hutchinson 6 and sister Phoebe 8 wellie throwing. photo by derek martin ENGSNL00120110205170342