Northgate Quarter – Past Times Festival

A fanastic festival Sunday 14th July in Chester’s Northgate Quarter

With the road closed from the North coming down into the city’s centre the streets were happily possessed by people rather than cars and buses for the day.


P1010892There was much to delight the eye, with colour and glances at our city’s history.  With masses of detail to share it was good to see so many people out and about.

P1010894Divert the mind.  The rat catcher.  Consider if you will the double duties of keeping the city free from vermin and pestilence.  Once a luxury afforded only by those with the cash to pay …


There was magic afoot, of one sort or another, here from Karamba Samba.

From vintage stalls to changes in perspective to glance at what has been.  The past and the present met up on the streets on Sunday.  Now we just need to order the same weather for the next one …


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