Ahoy there me hearties! Dozens flock to Felixstowe’s Landguard Fort for pirate weekend

Pirate Day at Landguard Fort on Saturday morning. Reenactments and displays
17/9/2016

Pirate Day at Landguard Fort on Saturday morning. Reenactments and displays 17/9/2016

More than 100 people flocked to Felixstowe to sing sea shanties, hunt for treasure and talk like a pirate as part of Landguard Fort’s Pirate Weekend.

Organised by Roger Brookes, a volunteer at the fort, the event took place over two days and saw children and adults celebrate international talk like a pirate day.

Despite poor weather conditions on the Saturday, Mr Brookes said it was “great fun”.

He said: “We’ve been singing sea shanties thanks to the Castaway group and it’s been great fun. Today the weather is brighter and we’re expecting to see even more pirates enter the fort this afternoon.

“We’ve also been making nets and sword fighting.”


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