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Ukrainian church, Bradford

© Tim Smith

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Eccleshill, Bradford in 1990.

Bradford once had the largest community of Ukrainians in western Europe. Unable to return to a Ukraine under Soviet rule at the end of the Second World War they came to work in the city’s textile industry.

“I chose this photograph as it looks so Ukrainian, despite being taken in a converted Wesleyan Chapel in Yorkshire.”