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Knights of old joined the crowds at Wallingford’s Medieval Fair

Local dignitaries were put in the stocks and had wet sponges hurled at them to raise money for Wallingford Museum. Hundreds of people packed Wallingford’s Kinecroft over the weekend to try their hand at medieval crafts, including spinning, basket-making and lace-making at a medieval fair. Knights in armour, ladies-in-waiting, a cook, a barber-surgeon, a smith,…

Last panel of Bayeux Tapestry to be completed at Wallingford’s Medieval Fair

Children will have the chance to finish the final missing panel of the Bayeux Tapestry at a Medieval Fair in Wallingford on Saturday. Experts at the town museum believe that the original tapestry, which shows William the Conqueror’s Norman Conquest, must have ended with a scene at Wallingford as the invader marched to London to…