Town’s fes­ti­vAl is just mAgic

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News - By Joel Lamy Twit­ter: @PTJoelLamy

The Whit­tle­sey Fes­ti­val left the town’s mayor bam­boo­zled and brought smiles to the many fam­i­lies who en­joyed the sun and var­i­ous at­trac­tions last Sun­day. Coun­cil­lor Alex Mis­can­d­lon clearly de­lighted in the card skills of ma­gi­cian Ricky Lock, butheal­so­had­plen­ty­of­praise for the Sec­ond World War fly­past by a Spit­fire and Lan­cas­ter bomber which capped off a mem­o­rable day.

He said: “The whole day was ab­so­lutely fan­tas­tic. The weath­er­was­greatandthep­eo­ple were great and the fly­past was­mag­nif­i­cent. I’m a petrol­headan­den­joyedthe­carsand mo­tor­cy­cles spread down the high street.”

As well as a dis­play of vin­tage ve­hi­cles, there was mu­sic, song and dance fin­ish­ing with the Rom­ford Drum and Trum­pet Corp and Peter­bor­ough High­land Band. The day be­gan at 9.55am with a large pa­rade from the Whit­tle­sey Chris­tian Church in Broad Street.

Mayor of Whit­tle­sey Alex Mis­can­d­lon with ma­gi­cian Ricky Lock

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