Some of the craft and charity stalls in the gardens of the church of St Peter and St Paul
The delightful Georgian Crescent built in 1816 by local builder and speculator, Joseph Medworth
North Brink and the River Nene.
18th century merchants and landowners built their elegant mansions along the north and south banks of the river.
Thomas Clarkson was one of the early leaders of the Abolitionist movement and was born in Wisbech where he was the Headmaster of the Grammar School. This memorial to him and his work in bringing about the end of the African slave trade stands on Bridge Street.
Here are some of the wonderful flower displays and arrangements. The theme was "Milestones" and this first one was about the discovery of gravity by Sir Isaac Newton.
There were arrangements for each of the main wedding anniversary themes. This pink confection is for 20 years, the China anniversary (which we'll reach this October, hint hint DH):
The Peace Demonstrations Banner by Norwich Quaker Quilters
Baskets of Chintz by Chrissie Hawkes, 1996
The Abolition of Slavery Quilt by Freedom Quilters, 2007
Janie's Secret Quilt, owned by Edith Green, c.1899Finally, more flowers. These beautiful orchids commemorate the people of the Wisbech area who gave their lives in the Far East between 15 February 1942 - 15 August 1945, either in captivity or in action. The tablet was dedicated by members of The Singapore Club, Wisbech.