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St Peter's Tide Parade, Porthleven, about 1920

NumberHESFM:1992.5904.7
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1920. about
KeywordsPorthleven Local Customs Religion Tea Treat St Peter's Tide
PhotographerUnknown
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The St Peter's Tide parade, Porthleven, about 1920. The parade is walking along the inner harbour on Breageside. Named after St Peter, the patron saint of fishing, local churches came together on this day to march through the village and ended with a treat of tea and saffron buns.