TQ2780 : Procession at Marble Arch

taken 12 years ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

Procession at Marble Arch
Procession at Marble Arch
The stretch of Edgware Road between Marble Arch and Marylebone Road is a centre for London's Arab community. This is a procession held to mark the martyrdom of Hussain, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. The men are beating themselves with chain whips. I was given a pamphlet explaining what this was all about. To find out more, follow the link LinkExternal link Here are 2 links to videos I uploaded to Google Video, you'll need sound. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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TQ2780, 667 images   (more nearby )
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Sunday, 19 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 March, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 278 809 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.7548N 0:9.5825W
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