Medieval theme to Braunton fayre

KNIGHTS, damsels and all manner of medieval characters will be taking the field at Braunton Village Fayre this bank holiday Monday. The popular event, organised by the Rotary and Inner Wheel clubs of Braunton, will be hosted on the village Recreation Grou

KNIGHTS, damsels and all manner of medieval characters will be taking the field at Braunton Village Fayre this bank holiday Monday.

The popular event, organised by the Rotary and Inner Wheel clubs of Braunton, will be hosted on the village Recreation Ground from 12.30-5pm, with plenty of activities and entertainment for all the family.

The theme of Medieval Braunton offers plenty of opportunity to dress up and visitors of all ages are invited to come along in medieval fancy dress, with a competition at 3.30pm.

Re-enactment group the Devon Medieval Combat Alliance will be staging a medieval battle at 3pm and will be on hand throughout to chat about arms, armour and the medieval period.


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After the 12.30pm opening ceremony - by Rotary president Gerry Jones and assited by Braunton's Lydia Cross, national Rotary Young Citizen of the Year - there will be junior sports for primary aged children, followed by the finals of the under nines and 10s Village Fair Mini Soccer Competition.

Proceeds from the fair will go to the RNIB and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. Free programmes are available on the day or from various Braunton outlets. For a stall at the fayre or more information, contact Alan Cunnington on (01271) 813494.

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