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Palm Sunday procession at Fremington

10:32 16 April 2014

Jesus and his ‘disciples’ start the walk with Charlie the donkey to St Peter’s Church, Fremington.

Jesus and his ‘disciples’ start the walk with Charlie the donkey to St Peter’s Church, Fremington.

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Traditional procession complete with donkey makes its way to the parish church.

Younger members of St Peter’s Church, Fremington accompany Charlie the donkey into St Peter’s for the Palm Sunday service.Younger members of St Peter’s Church, Fremington accompany Charlie the donkey into St Peter’s for the Palm Sunday service.

FREMINGTON’S traditional procession in the run up to Easter saw Charlie the donkey joined by ‘Jesus and his disciples’ on Palm Sunday.

The group – and Charlie - made their way to St Peter’s Parish Church in the village and inside for the annual service to mark the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem as it is told in the Easter story.

This Good Friday there is a Family Procession from 2pm at Fremington Quay, with fun activities enroute as it makes its way to the church for 3pm, followed by refreshments and fun in the Church Hall after.

There was also a Palm Sunday procession at Bideford with a parade from the Kingsley statue to St Mary’s Parish Church.

In Bideford there was aPalm Sunday Procession from the Kingsley Statue to St Mary's Parish Church.In Bideford there was aPalm Sunday Procession from the Kingsley Statue to St Mary's Parish Church.

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