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CELEBRATING KERSAL MOOR SALFORD
 

Star date: 21st August 2011

A CELEBRATION OF KERSAL MOOR
Saturday 27th August 2011
Moor Lane M7 free 1-4pm

Kersal Moor, the historic site of Chartists, horse races and sport since the 12th Century, has its annual celebration next Saturday with live music from Bessie's Boys Band, plus lots of activities, stalls and prizes for the best costumes…

More details here…


If any place in Salford needs a celebration it's Kersal Moor. The plaque commemorating the Chartists which was unveiled only last year (see here) has recently been vandalised. But Kersal Moor is scared for anyone with a sense of history – the Chartists demanding the vote, the old Racecourse, the oldest continuous sports ground in the country, the home of the famous Salford City FC

This year, as always, everyone is invited to dress up as someone from Kersal Moor's past with prizes for the best costumes.

There will also be stalls, games, activities and live music from Bessie's Boys Band. There might also be a few Salford Star t-shirts for sale…

Should be, as always, a great day…

A CELEBRATION OF KERSAL MOOR
Saturday 27th August 2011
Moor Lane M7 free 1-4pm


 

Alice Searle wrote
at 9:30:42 AM on Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Hi Everyone in Salford, Do try to come to this event on Saturday. We are small but growing and one day hope to be like the great event commemorating the Tolpuddle Martyrs in Dorset, which is attended by thousands each year. There will be a great Victorian cafe with homemade cakes and local honey [just think honey has been collected from those great little bees for over a thousand years on the Moor!] There will be prizes for all those who dress up as an historical character. Try to make your costume yourself...much more fun! Forget yourself and be extravert!! Fun for the children too. See you there!!
 
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