Greatham Boxing day sword dance. Greatham, Hartlepool. UK
Contributor:Islandstock / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:4569 x 2976 px | 38.7 x 25.2 cm | 15.2 x 9.9 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