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Hal-an-Tow, Flora Day, Helston, 1959

PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
KeywordsLocal Customs Flora Day Hal-an-Tow Helston Church Street
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

The Hal-an-Tow, Flora Day, Helston, 8th May 1959. The performers are outside the Willows in Church Street. Eric Dare, first left, is playing Friar Tuck and conducting the performance. This is understood to be the first time the Hal-an-Tow was performed after being reinstated as part of the Flora Day events.