Dick Whittington comes to Gloucester

westgateMark Cummings of BBC radio Gloucester re created the famous walk from Pauntley Gloucestershire to London. On Saturday 28th May 2005, he arrived in Gloucester with his cat, Kat Brown also of BBC radio Gloucester to open the grand medieval Fayre in Westgate Street Gloucester. These pages try and give you some idea of the atmosphere with some photo and video clips of Dick Whittington and his cat marching round the streets of Gloucester.

The Westgate Association¬†re-launched in 2005 with the aim of increasing trade in the street and reinvesting money’s raised back into the street to create a greater shopping environment.

video clips of Dick Whittington and his cat marching round the streets of Gloucester

cathsA Medieval Fayre on the 28th May 2005 was held with a huge amount of activities for people young and old, this event coincided with the BBC radio Gloucestershire Dick Whittington Walk from Gloucester to London.

A wonderful day was had by all. Dick Whittington was led on a march around Gloucester, with the Sheriff of Gloucester and a band of musicians and followers, all dressed in mediaeval style