Annual Gypsies gathering on the Feast day of  St Winefrides Shrine Holywell Flintshire Wales. Taking a cure in the holy water. 22 June  1990s. St Winifred or Saint Winefride was a 7th-century Welsh Christian  woman, around whom many historical legends have formed. A healing spring at the traditional site of her death is now a shrine and pilgrimage site called St Winefrifdes Well,  known as the Lourdes of Wales.
St Winefrides Saint Winifred Shrine Holywell Wales
Annual Gypsies gathering on the Feast day of St Winefrides Shrine Holywell Flintshire Wales. Taking a cure in the holy water. 22 June 1990s. St Winifred or Saint Winefride was a 7th-century Welsh Christian woman, around whom many historical legends have formed. A healing spring at the traditional site of her death is now a shrine and pilgrimage site called St Winefrifdes Well, known as the Lourdes of Wales.

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Date: 26 Mar 2015
Location: Holywell Flintshire UK Wales
Credit: Homer Sykes
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