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1968 -1989 ENGLAND THE WAY WE WERE BRITISH SOCIETY in 1970s 1980s BRITAIN

Marhamchurch, Cornwall. 1970<br />
The village Revel is held every year, on the Monday after 12 August. The Queen of the Revel is chosen from the village schoolgirls and crowned by Father Time in front of the church where St. Morwenna is thought to have founded a hermitage at the end of the fifth century. A procession led by the local band and the newly crowned Revel Queen then proceeds through the village to the Revel Ground, where the prettiest ankles competition took place.
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Village fete, prettiest ankles competition. Marhamchurch, Cornwall. 1970
Marhamchurch, Cornwall. 1970
The village Revel is held every year, on the Monday after 12 August. The Queen of the Revel is chosen from the village schoolgirls and crowned by Father Time in front of the church where St. Morwenna is thought to have founded a hermitage at the end of the fifth century. A procession led by the local band and the newly crowned Revel Queen then proceeds through the village to the Revel Ground, where the prettiest ankles competition took place.

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Credit: HOMER SYKES
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