Pirate Day a hearty success!

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

Archant

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.

Other News Stories

Alan Durrant, chairman of Sid Vale Association, presents Dr Duncan Hall of the Beacon Medical Centre with a donation towards the planting of trees and shrubs around the grounds. Ref shs 9545-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth’s multimillion-pound medical centre has received a boost to its £16,000 project to improve the look of its car park.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
Wood(bury) Stock 2015. Doctors Orders. Photo: Neil Ewins.

A successful blues, roots and folk music festival took place recently at Woodbury’s Malsters Arms.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:29
Branscombe Preschool achieved an 'outstanding' result from their latest Ofsted inspection. Ref shb 9478-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Ofsted has give staff at Branscombe Pre-school top marks for their “innovative and exciting programme” after their latest inspection.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Devon County Council is planning to close Green Close Care Home to cut costs

Sidmouth’s Green Close is being offered for tender and could reopen as a care home, offer other social care – or be converted into housing.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:33
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7712-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

The welfare of an endangered bat population at East Devon District Council’s Knowle site could be in jeopardy if planned building works go ahead, say worried residents.

Read more
St Saviours

Hopes of creating a new community hub and premises for Ottery Library have been dashed as county councillors ‘dug in their feet’ over conditions.

Read more
Mon, 16:19

Police have issued the all-clear after suspicious packages found in Exeter city centre have been safely dealt with.

Read more
Mon, 15:27

Parts of Exeter city centre remain out of bounds after suspicious packages were found this morning (Monday).

Read more
Mon, 12:40

Police are urging people not to drive into Exeter city centre while an investigation into two suspicious packages is ongoing.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 15°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition



Devon's trusted business finder