Minehead Hobby Horse Somerset. UK.  "Booting" ceremony oin the centre of town on last evening. A boy, a  young person is held out in front of the Hobby Horse and struck 10 times by the bow of the Hobby Horse.<br />
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 My ref 27a/958/1975
BOOTING CEREMONY MINEHEAD HOBBY HORSE
Minehead Hobby Horse Somerset. UK. "Booting" ceremony oin the centre of town on last evening. A boy, a young person is held out in front of the Hobby Horse and struck 10 times by the bow of the Hobby Horse.

My ref 27a/958/1975

Filename: MAY FOLKLORE CUSTOMS SOMERSET ENGLAND Img346.jpg
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Date: 1 Apr 2015
Location: MINEHEAD SOMERSET UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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