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VIDEO & GALLERY: Centuries-old tradition continues to burn bright on Moray coast

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Fierce flames reached high into the night sky as a Moray community celebrated the dawn of the ancient New Year with a centuries-old tradition.
Clavie night has been celebrated for longer than living memory or documented history stretches - its exact origins lost to time.
But its mystique only added to the intrigue as thousands packed the streets of the village as visitors from across the globe stood alongside native Brochers.
Large crowds gathered to witness the first flames emerge from the Clavie, a burning 100kg barrel packed with wooden staves and tar.
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