South Molton schoolgirl will be crowned fayre queen tomorrow.

South Molton will be crowning the town’s Olde English Fayre queen tomorrow (Saturday).

Junior school pupil Dani Thompson will be crowned by the mayor at 11am, followed by traditional floral dancing around the Square.

Dani will be joined by attendants Chelsi Vellacott and Erin Deighton; crown bearer Telisha Heard and page boys Troy Campbell and Archie Waldron.

The day will also feature maypole dancing, Punch and Judy, a battle of the bands and children’s games.

Various events are planned for the five-day fayre, which dates back to the 12th century.

Today (Friday) there a senior citizens’ tea dance in the Assembly Rooms from 2-5pm and a craft, music and food fest in the pannier market from 4-8.30pm.

On Sunday, a civic parade sets off across the Square at 10.50am, followed by a service in the parish church at 11am.

On Monday there will be children’s races at the infants’ school from 6pm.