Pictures capture King’s Lynn celebrating trading heritage at Hanse Festival
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King's Lynn celebrated its proud trading heritage by holding its 12th annual Hanse Festival.
The community turned out to enjoy a range of activities celebrating the town's link with the Hanseatic League - a trading alliance connecting North Sea ports.
There was Medieval dancing in Stone Hall at the town hall, live music and creative activities for youngsters, which included making a cardboard Hanse ship.
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Bands played at King's Staithe Square until 10pm on Saturday night before a fireworks display.
Nick Daubney, English Commissioner to the Hanseatic League and King's Lynn and West Norfolk councillor, said: 'It is about celebrating our Hanseatic tradition.
'I think it has been very successful. There has been many events which centred around live performances which have been very popular.
'It has been packed with people enjoying the music.'