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    Item title reads: "Welsh National Eisteddfod for 1928 proclaimed, according to ancient custom in beautiful setting of the Rhondda Valley."

    Treorchy, Wales

    A large procession of people wearing druid style robes. The women have long robes and covered heads. Crowds line the route along a hillside, with terraced houses in the background. M/S of part of the crowd including someone with a harp. They perform various ancient rituals. The leader raises up a huge horn. He wears a robe and chains. The camera pans across the crowd gathered below, with the town seen in the valley.

    Note: The robes look druid like for this Celtic festival.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33180
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    690.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:00:00 / 01:09:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1414
    Sort Number:
    G 1414
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    eisteddfod
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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