Fairy Lane Garforth: Every picture of the magical world created by a Leeds couple

A couple in their 70s have transformed their street into a fairy themed light parade to bring some joy to difficult times, and what a joy it looks!

Friday, 12th March 2021, 4:45 pm
Will you be visiting Fairy Lane?

The parade has turned part of The Crescent in Garforth into the newly named Fairy Lane after the same road attracted hundreds of visitors when it was transformed into Candy Lane at Christmas. So are you ready to enter into a world of magic?! Here goes...

May and Rod Proctor, 70 and 72, decorated their street as something to do during lockdown as they're isolating but 'can't sit still'.
Apart from the lights, the couple have made everything themselves.

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Between the pair they have five children, 24 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren who they haven't been able to see properly, and they want to cheer them up using Fairy Lane as they 'feel really sorry for them' through the difficulties of the pandemic.
This fairy playground and camping shop is just a small part of the nine shops in the fairy department store.
May said: "My garden is amazing and I want everyone to enjoy the Lane outside it that I've transformed into a fairy world."
Fancy having your hair done at the fairy hair salon?
May ordered the dolls on eBay but decorated and added wings to them all herself.
The 70-year-old said: "I'll never stop. This weekend I'm going to make another house and I want to keep giving my new fairy house different things."
May added: "My garden is full of light and fairies and people go 'oh my gosh' when they see it. One of my daughters even said 'wow mum this is magical'. I'm really really pleased with it."
May said that people around Garforth 'know what she's like' and have been dropping off old furniture to give her the materials to make new things with.
The department store has a dress shop with fairy dresses made by May - and a pizza parlour and fairy café.
All fairies are welcome at Fairy Lane - there are even male fairies too.
May has ordered some false grass and hopes to add some flowers to her fairy garden - which is 'low down' so it's easily accessible to children.
Where will you head first?
What a beautiful fairy garden!
The lights are switched on for six hours each day.