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    Ancient Gorsedd ceremony and swearing in the Bards at Welsh National Eisteddfod in Mold.

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    Item title reads - "All Wales is a Sea of Song." Swearing in the Bards and ancient Gorsedd Ceremony at Welsh National Eisteddfod. Mold, Wales.

    M/S of ladies in traditional Welsh costumes and hats, they walk down the lane followed by others, a man holding a big sword walks down as do others in robes and head-dresses. L/S of the ceremony. M/S of the sword being given to a man by others in robes, they crowd round. L/S as people applaud and someone sits at a harp.

    A big banner is carried down the lane, L/S of lots of people at the ceremony, the camera pans across them. M/S of two people stood on a platform, M/S of a procession of people, a man carries a bouquet of flowers and others follow with a figure on a tray carried at shoulder height.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:57:00 / 01:57:00:00
    G 1006

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