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ONCE A YEAR 1970s BRITISH FOLKLORE

Burning the Clavie. Burghead, Grampian. 1975.  As the evening ends the Clavie is fixed to a stone column, one of the crew climbs up to smash the remains with a hatchet, sending pieces to the waiting crowd who 	scramble for the charred wood.
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BRITISH FOLK CUSTOMS Burning the Clavie. Burghead Grampian. Scotland.
Burning the Clavie. Burghead, Grampian. 1975. As the evening ends the Clavie is fixed to a stone column, one of the crew climbs up to smash the remains with a hatchet, sending pieces to the waiting crowd who scramble for the charred wood.

Filename: Burning the Clavie. Burghead Grampian. Scotland. 1970s January BRITISH FOLK CUSTOMS .jpg
Size: 5197x3442 / 8.2MB
From gallery: ONCE A YEAR 1970s BRITISH FOLKLORE
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Date: 28 Feb 2007
Location: SCOTLAND
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Keywords:
  • Burning the Clavie
  • Burghead
  • Grampian
  • Scotland
  • Scottish
  • January
  • fire festival
  • festival
  • clavie
  • ARCHIVE STOCK
  • 1970s
  • 70s
  • Folklore
  • annual event
  • Folk custom
  • Ritual
  • My ref 4a 888/
  • 1975

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