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Posted By: The Sandman
28-Mar-24 - 03:12 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Good Friday customs
Subject: RE: Folklore: Good Friday customs
Wikipedia › wiki › Heptonstall
Heptonstall is a small village and civil parish within the Calderdale borough of West Yorkshire, England, historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
The Pace Egg Play has roots in Celtic, Egyptian and Syrian traditions and was once performed all over the country. It was revived in Calderdale during the 1930s. The word 'pace' may be derived from the Latin 'pasche' meaning passion. Hence, the reason why the play is performed at Easter time,
We speak English in England.