Helston

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Helston

Helston is a town on the A394 road in Cornwall, England. In 2001 there were 9,780 people living in Helston.[1] The annual Furry Dance (known locally as the Flora Dance) is said to originate from the medieval period and is held on May 8th each year. Another traditional celebration, the Hal-an-Tow, is reputed to be of Celtic origin.

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  1. "Local statistics - Office for National Statistics". www.ons.gov.uk.