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Crowds line the main street in Helston, Cornwall to watch the annual children's Furry dance (also known as the Flora) during Salute the Soldier week. The Furry Dance takes place every year on May 8 (or the Saturday before if May 8 falls on a Sunday or Monday). In Helston, May 8, the Feast of St. Michael, is called Furry Day. It is a celebration of the passing of Winter and the arrival of Spring. 9th May 1944.

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1940s,1944,children,clothing,crowds,dance,dancing,fashion,formal clothes,high street,people,tradition,traditional,wartime
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Year 1944
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