A Medieval Christmas 1285

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By ExeCellent at 14:00 on 02/01/13

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This spectacular local history theatre show takes the historical dispute over the deanship at Exeter Cathedral incident as a core storyline, with flashbacks to scenes of the conspirators, and then telling the story of King Edward visiting a local lord who was rumoured (incorrectly) to be implicated in the plot. The show is set in the lord's hall while he is holding a Christmas/ Midwinter celebration. Thus, this groundbreaking medieval show is filled with traditional medieval entertainment including mumming, carols, dance, gymnasts, and live harp and flute music, as well as a full scale play. The audience are seated as if in the hall as guests, thus adding to the flavour of a medieval “experience”.

7.00pm, Friday 11 January
Baptist Church
Winner Street
Paignton TQ3 3BH

Tickets £5 adult, concessions £3.50 (under 16/ proof of means-tested benefits). More performances at Brixham on Saturday 12 January and Torquay on Sunday 13 January. For more information, visit southdevonplayers.weebly.com

Date: Friday, January 11, 2013

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