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Jenny Pluck Pears

By Philip_H
Another from the first Beverley Real Ale Festival (19th-20th October 2012), held in the beautiful surroundings of St Mary’s medieval parish church, Beverley, East Yorkshire.

The two minstrels were accompanying ‘The Raving Maes’ – lady morris dancers with attitude! One of the traditional dances/tunes they perform/play is called ‘Jenny Pluck Pears’.

Thanks for all the C&Cs on ‘Half of White Rabbit’ (which features a ‘Raving Mae’!).


Tags: Beer East yorkshire Beverley St marys Minstrels Portraits and people Parish church Transept Beverley real ale festival 2012 Raving maes

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nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
23 Oct 2012 6:11PM
I love this sort of B&W shots, Philip. This is great and so natural! Well done again!

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danbrann Plus
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23 Oct 2012 6:22PM
A very strong image Philip.Mind you none of these characters look like Morris Dancers.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
23 Oct 2012 6:53PM
The group of people are very well composed (pun intended) with the heads bicly curving round the pillar.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
23 Oct 2012 10:30PM
I enjoy an ale now and then--- Sam Adams Summer Ale being my favorite-- the music looks to good here as well

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