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Tea and tours proved pop­u­lar in Cross­michael over the Easter weekend.

The lo­cal community or­gan­ised tea and cake in the parish church and tours of the church­yard – the burial place of the sea cap­tain who in­spired Cap­tain Hook in Peter Pan.

Tourists and lo­cals took the op­por­tu­nity to go along and find out more about lo­cal his­tory, rais­ing £450 in the process.

The money is going to­wards the vil­lage’s liv­ing na­tiv­ity project which will in­volve live animals as well as ac­tors in the run up to Christ­mas.

A spokesper­son said: “Thanks go to the church for host­ing the event, every­one who

Church­yard tour An­drea Bar­ton, Jane Mc­Carthy and Chris Bar­ton

Tour guide Ahr­lene Fuller took part and the ladies from Cross­michael and Par­ton who did all the home bak­ing.”

Tea time Some of the vol­un­teers who helped at the event

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