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Pirate Day a hearty success!

PUBLISHED: 11:30 21 April 2014

Pirate day at Pecorama. Brian Glasspoo the pirate, welcomes the visitors to jumb aboard the model train. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shb 9743-16-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Pirate day at Pecorama. Brian Glasspoo the pirate, welcomes the visitors to jumb aboard the model train. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shb 9743-16-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Pecorama has hailed Sunday’s Pirate Day as a ‘rip-roaring success’.

Pirate day at Pecorama. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shb 9794-16-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersPirate day at Pecorama. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shb 9794-16-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Seaton Drama Group played to the delighted crowds, both young and old, with a series of ‘Piratical’ sketches, songs and sea-shanties, and youngsters got in the spirit for the costume competition.

Karen Chipperfield, the site’s assistant tourism manager, said: “It was wonderful to see so many children entering into the spirit of the day.”

Visiting Devon Air Ambulance mascot Ambrose was also a big hit, receiving lots of attention from the children.

The air ambulance’s collection boxes received a welcome boost on the day with proceeds of a double-run on the Beer Heights Light Railway going to the charity.

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