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Date: 13/07/2019 | Ref. 807273
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 13 July 2019
Scarva, Co Down.
Colin Ward of Skeogh Flute Band Dromore
Scarva is famous as the location of the "Sham Fight" Pageant on 13 July every year. The Pageant attracts thousands of members of the Royal Black Preceptory, a group related to the Orange Order, who come to march and stage a symbolic (sham) re-enactment of the 1690 Battle of the Boyne.