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Victorian Week

  • Date(s): 07/06/14 - 15/06/14
  • Postcode: EX34 9BX
  • Telephone: 01271 863001
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    Sat 7 June
    1.45pm: Parade along High St, Church St and St. Brannocks Rd to the vicarage where there will be a Trinity Fair with stalls, games and cream teas available.
    An evening musical concert at Emmanuel Church.

    Sun 8 June.
    Demonstration of vintage vehicles on the seafront
    2pm: Blessing of celebration, followed by children's games, competitions and Victorian tea party
    Evening Victorian service at Emmanuel Church.

    Mon 9 June
    Western Victorians (Cowboys) raid shops etc in High St in the morning
    Under 7;s bring their Teddies for a pic-nic and show by David Alexander at lunchtime
    Parlour Games with Tea in the afternoon
    Pearlies sing song in the evening

    Tues 10 June
    The Cowboys invite us to visit their Western Encampment to see how they live or take a trip to Killerton House for the day
    A Buffallo Bill evening with games and prizes and food ends today
    Alternatively attend the show at the Theatre.

    Weds 11 June
    Bathing Belles and Beaus competition in morning
    The Mayor's tea party with cream teas for a donation to the Mayors charity in the afternoon
    A Choir Concert or the show at the Theatre is the choice for the evening

    Thurs 12 June
    The Cowboys again open up their encampment for a visit or you can see the Suffragettes rally in the morning with a soiree with tea in the afternoon
    There will be a Mock Court with Victorian miscreants in the dock in the evening

    Fri 13 June
    The Cowboys raid shops etc along the seafront
    Guilty miscreants will be punished in the stocks at the bandstand in the morning
    The infant school invites you to country dancing and cream teas in the afternoon
    The Grand Ball with buffet and dances for all tastes ends the day

    Sat14 June
    A crazy golf competition or children's free workshops are in the morning
    Children's games followed by competitions and a tea party are in the afternoon
    A concert of local talent or The Ballad of Martia Brown play at the Landmark Theatre in the evening

    Sun 15 June
    Demonstration of youth organisations in the town on the seafront
    Grand Parade along the seafront to the pier at 3pm with bands, Queen Victoria in her carriage and Victorian walkers
    A musical Concert ends the 9 day Celebration

    Mr Alexanders Victorian Show will entertain twice or three times daily (weather permitting ) outside the Landmark Theatre, every day. There will also be special events at Ilfracombe Museum on the seafront throughout the 9 days.