‘The Knight Rides Out’ - The Myth & Legend of Asht
- 5.50 GBP
Medieval Ashton, The Black Lad, The town’s famous Black Knight and the much loved Black Knight Pageants. The Knight Rides Out is an absorbing journey back in time to explore and examine part of Ashton's heritage. The various theories and ideas behind the legend of the Black Knight - from pagan rituals to the evil doings of Sir Ralph de Assheton - are all looked at. From the once solemn Riding of the Black Lad with its brutal ending to the alcohol influenced parades of Victorian times. The Knight Rides Out brings these events alive culminating with the splendour and spectacle of the Black Knight Pageants.