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.
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
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