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Midday Dancers in Lismore Gardens, Helston, about 1950-1960

NumberHESFM:2010.11025
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1950 — 1960. about
KeywordsHelston Cross Street Local Customs Flora Day Midday Dance People
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Midday dancers lining up to re-start the Flora Day dance in Lismore Gardens, Helston. The date is pre 1963 as black toppers are being worn by the men. Mr Edward Cunnack can be seen in the centre, facing one of the dancers. The lady at the front, wearing a large hat and halter neck dress, is Helen James. Her parents had a business in the town. The lady who is fourth from the front is Mrs Dorothy Richards, nee Cunnack, niece to Edward Cunnack and with whom she frequently danced.