Live150th Knutsford Royal May Day

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Summary

  • - Send your pictures to our live blog by using the hashtag #150RMD
  • - Parade starts at 2pm.
  • - Characters meeting at Marshall's Yard at 1.30pm

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That's it folks! We hope you had a fantastic day and remember to let us know what you thought of this year's festival by tweeting us @KnutsfordNews 

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Claire Harwood has been going to the May Day for 35 years and was in the procession in her younger years.

Claire, who now lives in Wilmslow, said: "I bring my own children - it's a tradition, a Knutsford tradition." 

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Helen Harrison has been coming to the May Day since 1950 and came with her children and grandchildren to this year's festival.

"It's always brilliant and have been going for years," she said.

"The atmosphere is what I enjoy the most."

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Knutsford Town Clr Mike Houghton said: "It has been a fantastic day, so many people turned out, I would guess half the town must be out. 

"It's fantastic events like this are so well supported 150 years on.  Here's to the next 150."

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Jordon Massey, from Northwich, told the Guardian he was happy the weather was so good.

"You also get to see lots of people you haven't seen for ages," he added.  

"Everyone seems to be here."

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Roving reporter Cara Cunningham found out what the spectators thought. 

Ben Whiteside, from High Legh, said: "This is my second time to the May Day, it is such a good day out.  The atmosphere is the key, I will be here next year, 100%."

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What a fantastic 150th Royal May Day! What was your favourite part? Tweet us @KnutsfordNews

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May Queen Jasmine Dines set for crowning ceremony!

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What are you looking forward to the most at this year's 150th Royal May Day? Tweet us using #150RMD

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Send us your festive pics! #150RMD

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Festival flashback:

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Festival fever ready to hits the streets of Knutsford, excitement is rumbling... #150RMD

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Send your pictures of Royal May Day by using the #RMD150 via twitter

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