Padstow celebrates Obby Oss

Traditional May Day celebrations known as Obby Oss are underway in Padstow.

The lively festival is the most important in the town's calendar, with Padstonians returning home from all over the world to take part.

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Thousands parade for Obby Oss celebration

Thousands of people are parading through the streets of Padstow today for the annual Obby Oss celebration.

Local school children practise for weeks before taking part in the May Day procession. Several traditional Osses make their way through the streets accompanied by live music and dancing.

Sam Brereton and Evie Dungey from Padstow Primary School told why they enjoy taking part:

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