Worle’s medieval fun day marks Magna Carta landmark...

PUBLISHED: 12:00 21 June 2015

Becket Primary School and Big Worle's Summer Fete team.

Becket Primary School and Big Worle's Summer Fete team.

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THE 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta was celebratated by one community group with a medieval-themed fete.

Michael Loader, James Watts and Tom Veck from Somerset Story Fest with Luke, Oskar and Max.Michael Loader, James Watts and Tom Veck from Somerset Story Fest with Luke, Oskar and Max.

The Big Worle group put on the event at Becket Primary School on Sunday and it was a ‘huge success’.

The group’s co-chair Tony Pass said: “It was really good. It was just a real family day and everybody who came just had a really good time.

“We had a hog roast and we had to go out and buy more buns because it was so busy.

Family tapestry crafting.Family tapestry crafting.

“We had shield designing and facepainting, bouncy castles which the kids were just running around all day.

“The weather was dry, it was a bit cloudy but it was warm which made for the perfect weather, it wasn’t too hot.

“I am so pleased that the community came and just made it a huge success.”

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