Aireborough Historical Society

2016 St Oswald's Church




Title
St Oswald's Church
Date July 2016
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
Y206
Comment

Notice giving the date for the annual ceremony of clipping the church.

This is an ancient practice in which the worshippers form a chain around the church and sing or recite the St Oswald's song as a testament of faith.

It was once part of the much larger St Oswald's festival.

Photographer Edwy Harling

 

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