The Hunts Post has described this year’s Somersham Carnival as ‘full of colour’.
Carnival Day saw crowds gather on the Norwood Playing Fields and at Victory Hall where they were entertained by a range of performers.
One of the colourful floats from this year's parade. (c) JLC Photography Ltd.
This was preceded by a colourful carnival procession featuring classic cars, carnival floats, groups of walkers and even a couple of horses!
> . Read the full article at The Hunts Post website
The article also
includes some images from the day courtesy of JLC Photography Ltd.
PMRT supported by the Pidley Male Voice Choir.
Visitors to the Norwood Playing Fields today (Carnival Day) were joined by
Pidley Ted and his friends – the and the Pidley Mountain Rescue Team Pidley Male Voice Choir.
Pidley Ted posed for photos, and along with the Pidley Male Voice Choir, entertained the crowds whilst raising money for the Pidley Mountain Rescue Team.
Check out the photos of Pidley Ted and his friends at
the Pidley Mountain Rescue Team website.
1986 carnival memories can be found on the BBC Domesday Reloaded website.
Domesday Project, which was launched by the BBC in 1986 to preserve a snapshot of life in the UK for future generations, has published two written memories by children in Somersham about the carnival. These have been made available online as part of the BBC’s Domesday Reloaded project.
Both look back on the 1985 Somersham Carnival, which had a theme of TV Programmes, and describe the activities
Can you remember the 1985 Carnival? Add your own memories of that year below.
In a ceremony at the St John the Baptist Church on Monday 20th June,
Anastasia Soteriou was crowned as this year’s Carnival Princess.
Lauren Tunstall and Katie Thompson became the Princess’ attendants.
The Princess’ first official engagement will be as part of the procession on Carnival Day.
Princess Anastasia Soteriou (centre) with her attendants Lauren Tunstall (left) and Katie Thompson (right). Photo © JLC Photography Ltd.
We would like to draw your attention to the advert included on the inside cover of this year’s Carnival programme for
Parkhall Garden Centre.
Due to a printing error, the advert that has been published in the carnival programme is incorrect.
The Somersham Carnival Committee would like to convey their sincere apologies for this error and for any inconvenience that this has caused Parkhall Garden Centre and to its customers.
The correct advertisement is featured below: