Fowlers Troop & the Deptford Jack in the Green

The Deptford Jack in the Green goes out in South East London, and sometimes the City, every May Day.

May Celebrations 2018

1st May 2018

Fowlers Troop and the Deptford Jack in the Green were out on the streets of Deptford and Greenwich on Tuesday 1st May 2018, following our usual route starting at the Dog and Bell, Prince Street from midday:

START [opens 11.00] Dog and Bell, 116 Prince St, Deptford, SE8 3JD.  Leave 12.00.  

12.30     Sail Loft, 11 Victoria Parade, SE10 9FR.    

13.30     LUNCH, MUSIC and DANCE STOP.  Cutty Sark Gardens.  From Cutty Sark Gardens: through Old Royal Naval College and National Maritime Museum Grounds. 

14.45     Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Rd, Greenwich, SE10 9NY.  

15.45     Plume of Feathers, 19 Park Vista, Greenwich SE10 9LZ.  

17.00     Morden Arms, 1 Brand Street, Greenwich SE10 8SP.  

18.00     Ashburnham Arms, 25 Ashburnham Grove, Greenwich, SE10 8UH.  END. 

Here is a printable PDF of the route and map.       

See you next year, 1st May 2019!        

Here is May Day 2017 on this wonderful video from Robert Smith: Jack in the Green 2017


Page updated 3/5/18

Dressing the Jack

We will be dressing the Jack the evening before, Monday 30th April, at the Dog and Bell from about 6.30pm.  Bring flowers!