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Travel & LesiureSummer season fun is over. Heritage Open Days was established in 1994 as England’s contribution to the European Heritage Days and has since grown into the nation’s largest heritage pageant. It’s coordinated centrally by the Nationwide Trust with funding from players of Individuals’s Postcode Lottery. But it is the 1000’s of organisations and people from all walks of life who make the competition occur.

20 years ago – on 2 August 1997 – the second Summer time Rites lesbian and gay free competition was held in Brixton’s Brockwell Park. Coming just a few week after Delight, which had been held not far away in Clapham Widespread, the programme declared ‘In no way is the occasion a rival to Pleasure but quite a praise, an addition, a pageant the place London’s lesbians and gays can have their very own celebration’. The principle organisers were Kim Lucas and Wayne Shires, the latter of whom additionally ran Substation South, lately opened as a gay club in Brighton Terrace in Brixton.

There is a giant and vibrant LGBTQ neighborhood right here in Charleston, and we have been very happy to see both the parade and the competition effectively attended. Company sponsorship was very a lot in evidence, and we received swag from T-Cell, Google, Boeing, and TD Financial institution, amongst others. Regretting having failed to take action on the pageant in Chattanooga a year in the past, we bought a three’x5′ rainbow flag for Vector to put on at pageant time.

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By Monday night the storm had all but handed. The flood waters receded with the tide, Vector came again alongside the dock, and even a lot of the rain stopped. We walked across the marina and the car parking zone surveying the damage. Along with the shredded canvas and the boats at anchor, there were quite a lot of tree limbs down and random gadgets strewn about. The Sea Store had been flooded, along with Salty Mike’s bar. The Rice Mill appears to have been spared.