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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 … Continue reading

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Queensferry Memories

On Monday I went out to South Queensferry to run a reminiscence session with Queensferry Churches’ Care in the Community. The group had lots of amazing memories of Ferry Fairs, the Forth Road and Rail Bridges and the old Ferry … Continue reading

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The Burryman and Ferry Fair

Yesterday I went out to South Queensferry Library to run craft activities for the Ferry Fair. I also got a glimpse of the Burryman! The Burryman is a local tradition. He dresses up in burrs from burdock plants and parades … Continue reading

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