The Burry Man and the Ferry Fair

It is the Ferry Fair weekend and the Burry Man is in South Queensferry today. The Burry Man walks around Queensferry covered in burrs (the spiky seed cases of the burdock plant). His route is available here.

You can find out more about the tradition on the Edinburgh Museums & Galleries website.

This is my photograph from 2013.

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About edinburghmuseumsoutreach

I'm the Outreach & Access Manager at Edinburgh Museums & Galleries (the museums service of the City of Edinburgh Council). I take the museums out to community groups and schools. I really enjoy meeting lots of people of different ages and backgrounds and helping them connect with our collections. I love showing people some of the amazing objects that we hold and I like helping them to remember the past or to create something amazing.
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