Thursday 30 April 2009

Benidorm Medieval Market

Happy birthday Benidorm! 684 years old next week and to celebrate, the Lords of the Manor are holding 'Ye Olde Medieval Market IX' and all the vassals, serfs, knights and wandering beggars of the village are invited.

Taking place on ye 1st to 3rd of ye merrye month of May, the market will be held in the Elche Park and Paseo de Colon where around 70 market stalls will occupy a specially themed area to give a real flavour of the middle ages.

The following week on 9th May, professional actors will re-enact the presentation of the town's charter in 1325 in front of the Nautical Club on the Paseo de Colon.

The council have big plans for the market and want to make it a much bigger event next year with around 200 stalls, music, and spectacles.