VIDEO: Louth marks spire’s 500th anniversary in style

Residents gathered in their droves on the streets of Louth this week to mark the 500th anniversary of the completion St James’ Church spire with a stunning artistic firework display.

The majestic display, provided by the internationally acclaimed Jubilee Fireworks, saw thousands of pounds worth of fireworks launched from the church building to the sounds of Handel’s Zadok The Priest.

Fireworks at St James' Church, Louth.

Fireworks at St James' Church, Louth.

The festivities wowed the hundreds of residents who gathered out on the streets to celebrate the historic milestone, and received glowing praise from all those who attended.

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