The Dacre Silver Band leads the procession at Glasshouses May Day Gala in 2004.

HARROGATE RETRO: Step back in time with memories of May Day celebrations from 2002 to 2008

This weekend, the first bank holiday of the month, would usually see hundreds of people enjoying May Day galas and parades.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 11:00 am

This weekend, the first bank holiday of the month, would usually see hundreds of people enjoying May Day galas and parades.

But, since most of the celebrations have been cancelled for the second year due to Covid-19, we decided to take a look back at all the events you have enjoyed over the years.

Youngsters can be seen dancing around the maypole and being crowned May Queens while groups, such as scouts and brass bands, take part in street parades.

Send your nostalgic pictures for a future Retro page to [email protected] Please include details about the image, along with your name and a daytime contact number or email address. To see more retro pictures, go to www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk

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