Calls for Richard Gere to be guest of historic festival
Richard Gere should be the star guest at an historic festival in Nottinghamshire, according to MPs.
The Hollywood actor was name checked in the Commons as the most famous descendant of the Pilgrim Fathers, who first set sail for America.
Three of the first four signatories to the Mayflower Compact came from Bassetlaw and the neighbouring county of South Yorkshire.
The region is now preparing to mark 400 years since the Mayflower set sail to America in 1620.
Speaking during questions to the church commissioners, Bassetlaw MP John Mann invited Tory Dame Caroline Spelman to his local church in... read more
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