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'Hereward Returns' 

Festival & Pageant 2018

Hereward 'the Outlaw', said to be the son of Leofric the Lord of Bourne, waged a five-year guerilla warfare campaign against William the Conqueror from here in the Fenlands and in history he came to symbolise the spirit of English resistance to the Norman Conquest - for his is a tale of '1066 and all that', the story of a conquered people, the English!

Hereward was a troublesome youth and was exiled at the age of 18 by King Edward (the Confessor

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