Flamborough in 1957

Flamborough fisherman's sword dance

This short film of the people of Flamborough in 1957 is a wonderful period piece – it includes:

  • local lads dancing the traditional Flamborough fishermen’s sword dance
  • the Flamborough Head lighthouse keepers
  • flag-sellers raising money for the RNLI
  • a demonstration rescue by the open lifeboat and a helicopter
  • fishermen working with the local boats, known as cobles


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