Magna Carta wows Cartmel crowds
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The facade of Cartmel Priory was completely transformed at dusk with a spectacle of lights, music and animated projections. The large crowds watched in silence, with many sitting on gravestones as the story of William the Marshal unfolded in glorious technicolour.
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The medieval camp was staged in one of the organiser paddocks on a beautiful sunny weekend. Howard Seaton, who organised the camp and Son et Lumiere said he was delighted to see so many visitors. whole Cartmel community has worked Canada Goose Online tirelessly for months to bring all aspects of the celebrations together and we all got dressed up in medieval costume, which was great fun, he said. canada goose outlet online uk has been something for everyone, from the flowers in the Priory to knights fighting and beautiful Friesian horses.
William English gave demonstrations of the art official canada goose outlet of the blacksmith and local food and drink was provided by Cartmel Village Shop, Mighty Muffins, the Cavendish Arms and Unsworth Brewery.
The Cartmel in Bloom marquee was visited by hundreds of visitors who walked away with Angelica, horse radish and a variety of other herbs, beeswax candles, lavender bags and jars of thyme honey. More than 100 young visitors were delighted to try medieval costumes and have their face painted.
The Physic Garden was created by the pupils of the Cartmel Primary School under the supervision of Lesley Seaton.
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