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Knill Ceremony participants and accompanying visitors assemble in the forecourt of the St Ives Guildhall before proceeding to then monument for the 1976 ceremony.

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The participants in the 1976 Knill Ceremony walking up the hill to the summit where the celebrations take place.

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The Knill Ceremony. The fiddler leads dancers along the plinth of the steeple in the 1976 ceremony.

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Walking from St Ives Guildhall to Knill Monument, with fiddler leading the way.

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Walking from St Ives Guildhall to Knill Monument.

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Flora Day spectators on Coinage Hall Street in Helston.


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Helston Mayor leading the children on Flora Day on Coinage Hall Street.

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Helston Flora Day. The big bass drum and other instruments with then Twelve O'Clock dancers.

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Obby Oss band in Padstow.

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The May Pole on 'Obby 'Oss Day, Padstow.

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'Obby 'oss and teater at Padstow May day, 1976.

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The children's 'obby 'oss and teazer, Padstow May Day, 1980.

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The 'obby 'oss amongst the spectators, Padstow, 1980.

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Helston Flora, 1982. A general view of mid-day dancing.

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The Fashionable Mid-day Dance at Helston Flora Day, 1982.

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A close-up photo of the blue 'Obby 'Oss in Padstow, 1982.

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Refreshment for the 'Oss. A bottle of beer is fed into the breather hold as the 'Oss takes a brief break en route!

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The Children's Dance on Helston Flora Day, 1970

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The Big Bass Drum of Helston Town Band pictured with Helston Mayor on Flora Day in 1982. Helston Town Band is divided into two sections and augmented for some of the big Dances when the numbers may tail back for a hundred yards or more.

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Helston Furry Dance at Flora Day, 1982. The children's 10am dance rounds the corner into Wendron Street.
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