Greatham Boxing day sword dance. Greatham, Hartlepool. UK
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Dimensions:5184 x 3456 px | 43.9 x 29.3 cm | 17.3 x 11.5 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:26 December 2017
Every Boxing Day the Redcar Sword Dancers perform outside the gates to Greatham Hospital; their revival has been established for nearly 50 years carrying on a tradition hundreds of years old. They wear military style uniforms with red jackets and carry steel swords, performing intricate longsword dances from the North East of England