Helston Floral Dance, Helston Cornwall. England 1976. <br />
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A market stall holder in evening dress waiting to take part in the climax of the morning’s dancing. The principle dance of the day, known as the mid-day dance where  traditionally the gentry of the town, one hundred and fifty couples, the men in top hats and the women in evening dress, dance, in and out of private houses and shops and through the town.
Helston Floral Dance, Helston Cornwall. BRITAIN ENGLAND UK ARCHIVE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY IMAGES BRITISH ENGLISH PICTURE LIBRARY FOLK CUSTOMS FOLKLORE
Helston Floral Dance, Helston Cornwall. England 1976.

A market stall holder in evening dress waiting to take part in the climax of the morning’s dancing. The principle dance of the day, known as the mid-day dance where traditionally the gentry of the town, one hundred and fifty couples, the men in top hats and the women in evening dress, dance, in and out of private houses and shops and through the town.

Filename: Helston Floral Dance Cornwall TRADITIONAL ENGLISH ANNUAL COUNTRY CUSTOM 1970S BRITAIN .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
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Location: Helston Cornwall.
Credit: Homer Sykes
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Keywords:
  • Furry dance
  • Helston Floral Dance
  • Helston
  • Cornwall
  • ARCHIVE STOCK
  • 1970s
  • 70s
  • Folklore
  • annual event
  • Folk custom
  • Ritual
  • No Spectators
  • market stall
  • ball gown
  • evening dress
  • CORNISH
  • WEST COUNTRY
  • ENGLAND
  • BRITAIN
  • UK
  • BRITISH
  • ENGLISH
  • My ref 17a 1346/
  • 1976