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Date added: 02 May 2009

Jack-in-the-Green 

May Day tradition a-welcomes summer in Highworth
 
It was the ideal weather for a May Day celebration in Highworth this morning, when a Jack-in-the-Green was paraded through the streets.
 
Highworth Jack-in-the-Green
Foliage fun:
the Jack-in-the-Green celebration in Highworth
 
The eight-foot garland, which was built to continue a May tradition that dates back to the 16th century, headed a musical procession that started outside the Saracen's Head pub and continued via St. Micheal's Avenue and Lechlade Road before finishing in the Market Square.
 
Swindon's biggest May Day event, the Dawn Chorus marking the start of the Festival of Literature, will take place in Lawn woods at 5.30am on Monday morning (see pictures here).
 
Highworth Jack-in-the-Green gallery
 
Highworth Jack-In-The-Green May Day parade 02 May 2009
 
Jack-in-the-Green May day celebration in Highworth, Swindon
 
Highworth Jack-in-the-Green parade 02 May 2009
 
Pictures: Lynette Thomas
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon - 02/05/2009
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
Jack-in-the-Green, Highworth, Swindon
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