Pier, Clevedon would be a diamond with a flaw.’ Sir John Betjeman,
grand re-opening of Clevedon Pier on May 23rd 1998 with colourful
coverage of an unforgettable day.
Clevedon Pier was
opened on Easter Monday, 1869, since which time it has been the
town’s best loved landmark. However, following its partial collapse
in 1970, there were moments when it seemed that the Pier would never
be restored to its former glory.
produced in association with the local Civic Society, is a
celebration of the Pier’s grand re-opening. Re-live its history, and
then join in the magnificent Victorian pageant which marked the
completion of 28 years of determination to see the Pier survive.