In Pictures: Somersham Carnival 2011


Looking back at Somersham Carnival 2011.

A selection of photos from the Circus themed Somersham Carnival Day, held on June 25th 2011.

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The 2012 Somersham Carnival theme is…

Somersham Carnival Going For Gold medal

The theme for the 2012 Somersham Carnival has been announced as ‘Going For Gold’.

Somersham Carnival Going For Gold medal

The theme of this year’s carnival, which will take place between the 16th – 24th June, is a nod towards another big event in 2012 – the Olympics.

Carnival Day itself will take place on 23rd June.

Keep up to date with the carnival preparations by returning to this blog regularly or by joining us on Facebook or by following @Somersham2012 on Twitter!

Somersham Carnival ‘full of colour’


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.

Parkers Circus float. (c) JLC Photography Ltd.
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.

Pidley Ted and friends visit carnival


PMRT supported by the Pidley Male Voice Choir.
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 Pidley Mountain Rescue Team and the 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.