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The Victorian poet, Charles Kingsley, lived in Clovelly as a child.  His poems are full of rhyme, rhythm and alliteration. As part of the Fun Trail, children are invited to write a poem 'in the style of Charles Kingsley' on what they might see, hear, smell and feel. The best poems submitted by children are displayed here (spelling has not been corrected): Song of the Sea Clear and cool, clear and cool, By laughing, gurgling, dreaming sea; Cool and clear, cool and clear, By splashing, dashing,... more

63 year old former Royal Marine, Taff Davies (in white in the photo), arrived at Clovelly on 16 July on his walk to Lands End.  The Hon. John Rous was there to greet him at the harbour.  RMA veterans and serving Royal Marines from Commando Logistic Regiment at Braunton accompanied him from Minehead to Bude.  The sponsored walk is on behalf of the RM Charitable Trust Fund, Cancer Research UK and Alzheimer Scotland.

Clovelly Yarn-Bombing attracted a huge number of visitors and raised money for the RNLI and Children's Hospice South West.  It will remain in place until the day after  the Maritime Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBEYLEeDaYo&feature=share And you can view an album of photos on Clovelly Facebook page.

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