Whitehaven Maritime Festival 1999

Festival     Ships    Music    Ceremony

During the festival weekend, performances were given by people in period dress taking part in small plays and some shopkeepers in the town entered into the spirit with a fancy dress competition. There were also morris dancers in costume and traders plus an estimated 100,000 visitors.

Couple in period costumeyoung woman in lace trimmed dress

guardgolden girl

drinking champagneold salt with friend

a rollicking good time