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Harleston hosts 1600s living history event to mark Mayflower anniversary




A group of actors will visit Harleston tomorrow to put on a living history performance at key locations.

Members of Harleston Players will dress up in 1600s style clothing and deliver speeches and stories relating to the times, and to the Mayflower voyage.

Families are welcome to attend the free event, which runs from 11am to 1pm, with actors performing at the market, The Cap yard and the church.

Harleston, Norfolk. Harleston Street Fair which replaced the Easter Market in the Market Place.Picture: MARK BULLIMORE (42310641)
Harleston, Norfolk. Harleston Street Fair which replaced the Easter Market in the Market Place.Picture: MARK BULLIMORE (42310641)

The event follows on from the model boat race on the River Waveney last weekend, and will have stringent safety procedures in place including social distancing, mask wearing and hand sanitiser.

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