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1307 (The Fall of the Knights Templar) at Brixham Theatre

22nd - 23rd June

A researched historical medieval theatre production telling of the fall of the Knights Templar, & the surrounding legends and accusations of heresy. Performed by a professional, nationally-award-winning theatre team.

1307 (The Fall of the Knights Templar) at Brixham Theatre

A researched historical medieval theatre production
telling of the fall of the Knights Templar, & the surrounding legends and accusations of heresy. Performed by a professional, nationally-award-winning theatre team.

BRIXHAM VENUE
Brixham Theatre
New Road, Brixham TQ5 8TA

BRIXHAM SHOW DATES:
June 22nd; Curtain up at 7.30pm,
June 23rd Curtain up at, 2.30pm and 7.30pm

PRICES
Tickets £8 (full) £7 ( conc)

BOOKING
http://tickets.brixhamtheatre.uk/ or call 01803 415987

Historically a monastic order of crusading knights in the middle ages, the Knights Templar began from humble origins, but soon became a powerful, international organisation, answerable only to the Pope, and institutionally extremely wealthy. As the medieval crusades failed, so did the Templars, and in 1307, among accusations of heresy, and treason, the senior members of the Order were arrested. Legend tells that their wealth, seen by eyewitnesses only months before, had vanished. With the accusations of heresy upheld, the Order was disbanded, and the last Grandmaster, Jacques de Molay, burned at the stake in 1314.

Legends remain. What became of the Templars treasure? Were they really heretics, or victims of a political trap? Legends tell of them protecting various secrets, including those that could destroy the church - some of those legends relate to the Holy Grail; the cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper, or lost gospels, or even that Jesus himself had descendants who lived on through the ages.

Based tightly on the history, and some of the theories, the film follows Hughes and Angelo, formally of Jacques de Molays inner council, from the fall of Acre, to Paris, and then as they go on the run to the Bristol preceptory, tonwards to Templecombe in Somerset and then to Trebeigh in Cornwall .

Linking these three historical southwest Templar holdings and the existing mysteries surrounding the Templars into the tale, the final secret is revealed....

This production also features an exhibition of the painstaking research behind the scriptwriting, of the inquisition against the Templars, and of their historical links to the Southwest
The show also features especially composed music by Grace Hancock from Exeter. (www.facebook.com/GraceHancockMusician)

Event type: Theatre

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Venue: Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham. TQ5 8TA

Nearest town: Brixham, Devon, UK

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