Gallery: Old fashioned fun at village’s Dickensian market

Benwick Dickensian Market. Georgie Doncaster and Riley richardson buying their onions Picture: Stev

Benwick Dickensian Market. Georgie Doncaster and Riley richardson buying their onions Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Crowds of people packed Benwick High Street on Saturday for the eighth annual Dickensian Market.

The event, organised by the Benwick Residents Association, included around nine stalls selling an array of arts and crafts as well as home made food stuffs.

Attractions included Uncle Mick who entertained old and young alike with his magic tricks and Punch and Judy Show.

A highlight was the Grymm Tombs Travelling Victorian Museum, which included a host of Victorian memorabilia.

Other entertainment included the Peterborough Morris Men, Manea Silver Band and the Midwinter Mummers.


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Lynn Keppel-Spoor, who helped organise the event, said they were delighted with its success and said everyone appeared to enjoy the day.

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