Picture Archive: Religion & Festivals

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The annual Whalton Baal Fire Ceremony, near Morpeth. St John's Eve, 4th July 1903. As the sun went down, a bonfire was lit on the village green and people began to dance around it.

Image: (c) Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

Photo Number 9026. Used with permission.

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