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Helston Town Band, Helston Flora Day, 1960s

NumberHESFM:2012.11602.8
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1960 — 1969. about
KeywordsHelston Meneage Street Local Customs Flora Day Clubs and Associations Bands Helston Town Band
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Helston Town Band leading the Flora Dance in the early 1960s, coming down Meneage Street. The band are in perfect formation, being led by the Bandmaster and a policeman. The onlookers, several deep on the pavements, are dressed in coats for a gloomy day.