Crowds flock to Scarva for Sham Fight

Crowds flocked to Scarva on July 13 for the annual Royal Black Preceptory parade.

The annual parade also includes the hugely popular Sham Fight between King Billy and King James.

Sir Knight Alan Burns (District Registrar of Portadown Royal Black District Chapter No 5) pictured with his son Sir Knight Kyle Burns (Carrickblacker Guiding Star RBP 503) and his grandson Jonathan Burns.

Sir Knight Alan Burns (District Registrar of Portadown Royal Black District Chapter No 5) pictured with his son Sir Knight Kyle Burns (Carrickblacker Guiding Star RBP 503) and his grandson Jonathan Burns.

The Sham Fight is one of the largest cultural events in Northern Ireland’s calendar and upwards of 100,000 people travelled to Scarva to mark the occasion this year,