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The Setting of the Watch ceremony, Ripon

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The Setting of the Watch ceremony, Ripon

The Setting of the Watch ceremony has been carried out each evening at the Market Cross since the year 886. This ritual has never been missed, not even for one day, for over eleven hundred years and still continues today. Thousands of people from all over the world visit each year to witness this event, which must be one of the oldest and most typically British historical ceremonies known throughout the world.

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