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Knutsford's Royal May Day 2001

May Day Festival 137th Year
Saturday 5th May 2001

Rhiannon Rowlands was crowned by Tim Brocklehurst as Knutsford's Royal May Queen on Saturday 5th May 2001. Hundreds of children took part in the procession through the town and up to Knutsford Heath. Morris Dancers, Clowns, Highwayman Higgins, some Cranford Ladies and the 3 Musketeers trooped streets lined with a throng of spectators.

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May Day 2001 Photos
  All Photo's on this page are courtesy of Andrew Warman, Marcliff.net. For more May Day images visit www.marcliff.net
 
 
 
May Day Poem
  'Round the maypole - round and round
Men and maids and children bound
Show'ring as they halt between
Honours on their May Day Queen.'
 
 
 
May Day Poem
  Spring, the sweet spring,
Is the year's pleasant king,
Then blooms each thing,
Then maids dance in a ring.'
(Thomas Nash)
 
 

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Special thanks to Andrew Warman of www.marcliff.net for the use of these photos.