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Brocéliande is the name of a legendary forest associated with Arthurian romance. The colours in this tartan represent its magic and mystery: three shades of green for the flora of the Val sans Retour, where Morgan le Fey trapped unfaithful men; blue for the wizard Merlin and Viviane, the Lady of the Lake; yellow for magic and the glow of the sun through the trees; black for King Arthur.
Dinarzh: Fortress of the Bear
According to the legend, King Arthur built a fortress on the coast of Brittany around the year 513 AD. The name Dinard comes from the words Din meaning hill or fort and Arz/Art meaning bear or Arthur. The bear was a Celtic symbol of sovereignity. The colours are taken from the Dinard flag.
Marquis Poster for Brigadoon
Brigadoon is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs from the musical such as "Almost Like Being in Love" have become standards. The story involves two American tourists who stumble upon Brigadoon, a mysterious Scottish village which appears for only one day every hundred years. Tommy, one of the tourists, falls in love with Fiona, a young woman from Brigadoon.
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Robin Hood Days
Nottinghamshire is generally thought to have been the likely home of the outlaw who inspired the legend of Robin Hood, "who stole from the rich to give to the poor." Neighbouring counties Yorkshire and Leicestershire also claim historical links to Robin and his Merry Men.
Brocéliande is the name of a legendary forest in France that first appears in literature in 1160, in the Roman de Rou, a medieval verse chronicle. Brocéliande is a notable place of legend because of its uncertain location, unusual weather, and its ties with Arthurian Romance, most notably a magical fountain and the tomb of the legendary figure Merlin. Brocéliande is most commonly considered to be Paimpont forest in Brittany.