SLIDESHOW: Crowning of the May Queen

Yesterday (May 13) saw the continuation of the unbroken tradition of crowning the Hastings May Queen, when the Mayor presents the new Queen with the gift of a brooch made from an old shilling coin.

The 85th Hastings May Queen is Beth Morton.

May Queen Beth Morton pictured with the Hastings mayor, Judy Rodgers.

May Queen Beth Morton pictured with the Hastings mayor, Judy Rodgers.

Photos by Frank Copper