Medieval merriness at Levin

03:53, Feb 12 2013
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14-HML-medieval1.JPG/627611124 Family photo: Geoff Stokes with children Caleb, 2, Jessica, 9, Adam, 8, and Jeremy, 9, have their photo taken by Anthea Stokes of Levin.
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One horse wonder: Levin’s Katelyn Davis, 8, and Ashley Snow, 8, with Scooby the ‘‘unicorn’’.
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Old times music: Keith Riach, of Paraparaumu, and his recorder group were among the musicians entertaining.
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Pillow jousting: Six-year-old Alex Nistor takes aim.

Trading and merriness abounded at Saturday's Medieval Market at the Levin Showgrounds ''shire''.

The market, boasting about 200 craft and food stalls, as well as entertainment and activities, with a medieval theme attracted thousands of people.

The annual market has been held for nearly 20 years, originally hosted in Manakau for the first 12 years until the event outgrew the village and was relocated to the Levin Showgrounds.

More than $230,000 was been for Horowhenua community groups.

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