First day of summer is celebrated with "Hobby Horse Revels" in Padstow, Cornwall.
Item title reads - "Summer is Y....comen in" and Padstow still welcomes the day with the "Hobby Horse Revels" which some say dates back to pagan days! Cornwall.
M/S of an elderly man wearing a white dress and hat with a veil. Next to him is someone in big round dark costume with hobby horse's head (?) poking out of the top. M/S as the man in white dances around M/S of hobby horse kneeling while men in costume sing and play drums and accordion. M/S of the hobby horse dancing around.