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Bigger than Christmas: Helston Flora

One May Day in Cornwall

Photo by Ian Vince

Every May, usually on the 8th, tens of thousands of people take to the streets of Helston for a Cornish festival that’s “bigger than Christmas”. Everything stops for Helston’s Flora…




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