• Short Summary

    2,000 people cross the sands to Lindisfarne. A service commemorates St. Aiden.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Pilgrimage to Holy Island - Thousands attend service at Lindisfarne Abbey" (super over shot of the Abbey)

    Lindisfarne Abbey, Lindisfarne.

    LS. People climbing into a car. WS. Horse drawn carts as people prepare to leave for the sands between Northumberland and Lindisfarne.

    WS. Priest climbing on to a cart. WS. Horse and cart leaving for the service to commemorate the first landing on the island of St. Aiden. WS. Horse and cart crossing the sands at low tide. WS. A horse and cart stuck on the sands. LS. Women with their shoes and stockings off making their way from the horse and cart. WS. Priest walking on the sands.

    WS. The vicar leading the procession to the 12th century holy priory. WS. Procession of priests. WS. Procession of priests the Archbishop of York is following behind the Cross.

    WS. tilt down the ruins of the priory to see the preparations for the service. WS. the congregation. WS. showing the priory with the service in progress. WS. group of men. WS. the abbey and the service seen at a distance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:56:00 / 01:14:31:00

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