On April 3, 2012, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales visited “… Staveley, Grasmere, Wigton and Stainton…” Cumbria, England.
During his tour of the area the heir to the British throne visited Hawkeshead Brewery where he downed “…pint of Windermere Blonde Pale Ale” and celebrated the brewery’s 10th anniversary with the staff as well as others. Afterward, the Prince of Wales visited the Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage in Grasmere, then he bolted on over to Wigton, in North Cumbria, where he celebrated the 750th anniversary of the Wigton Market charter along with dozens of locals.
Soon, it was time to head on over to the Greystone House Farm in Stainton where he attended a reception held in his honor. The day finally ended with in Penrith whereupon the Prince of Wales celebrated the “… 8th International Dalemain Marmalade Festival and Awards” held at the Dalemain Mansion. According to the official website for the Prince of Wales, he met with “… the festival’s patron, Paddington Bear, as well as members of the Women’s Institute who helped pick the winning marmalade entry.”
And, that’s it. 🙂
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Sources: Princeofwales.gov.uk and BBC News
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