Crowning of the 2022 Hastings May Queen in Alexandra Park. Photo by Roberts Photographic SUS-220905-074431001

Hastings May Queen crowning in pictures

People enjoyed perfect weather on Sunday afternoon when they gathered in Alexandra Park for the Crowning of the Hastings May Queen event.

By Andy Hemsley
Monday, 9th May 2022, 10:29 am

They were entertained by music from the local Fiddle Choir as they awaited the arrival of the May Queen’s procession.

The event saw Isabel Morton crowned as the 89th Hastings May Queen by Mayor James Bacon. Hastings has the second oldest May Queen tradition in the country.

There were performances of Maypole Dancing and by Roses are Red and Hannah’s Cat Morris dancers as well as the Gorgeous Georgians period dance group. Rattlebag group performed songs.

Pictures by Roberts Photographic.

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