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
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 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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