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PICTURES: The pirates have landed
1:00pm Thursday 1st November 2012 in News
THE Skull and Crossbone crew dropped anchor in St Helens for a week of pirate fun at half term.
The town was over-run by a seafaring set of rascals, including the most infamous pirate of them all...Captain Jack Sparrow, who quickly made friends with these young landlubbers.
They landed at Church Square to host a variety of fun-packed free events, including puppet shows, inflatable pirate ships, face painting, balloon modelling and much more.
The Pirate of Northants, The Cornish Pirates and Captain Crook and Crock were joined in the town centre by their latest catch, a giant 50-foot whale.
Throughout the week children were able to go inside the whale and hear pirate tales and stories.
Pirate Week was organised by St Helens council as part of the jam-packed events programme for the town over the coming months, providing free entertainment and cultural experiences for residents and visitors.
For more information about what’s happening in St Helens go to whatsoninsthelens.com or telephone 01744 675492.