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Blessing of the Fisheries 2013

The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 23rd June 2013. The Fisheries were blessed by The Right Reverend Norman Banks, Lord Bishop of Richborough, during a service on Folkestone Stade at 3.15 pm, following the traditional procession from St. Peter’s Church. The Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone, Councillor Roger West, led the procession of the Cinque Port Mayors, several of whom were present.

The hymn singing was accompanied by the Salvation Army Band. After a return procession and short service in the Church, refreshment was enjoyed by all!