Daily Archive: June 30, 2013


Bells, brides and buskers

Moored in Bancroft Basin, Stratford-upon-Avon           First to the brides referred to yesterday. Above the cacophony yesterday afternoon of laughter and applause coming from the large crowd surrounding the fire-torch juggling unicyclist, church bells could be heard. The delicate spire of Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare is buried, soars upwards above the riverside scenery. This prominent graceful landmark draws thousands of visitors each year, being “probably England’s most visited Parish Church,” according to its website.  Its bells were ringing on Saturday afternoon...