Posts Tagged: whitby
The only full-scale replica of the ship this side of the equator (there's another in Sydney) sailed in Friday 1st June, to its new permanent berth.
Some photos from the Goth Weekend. Next one is from 27th to 29th April 2018.
Also known as the ceremony of Horngarth, this takes place on the eve of Ascension Day, 40 days after Easter (the dating of which, as everyone may know, was settled by the Synod of Whitby in 664). The story behind the tradition is that it's a penance by 2 'noblemen' that killed a hermit, who prevented the end of a boar hunt by shutting the dying animal in a chapel, where it had sought refuge.