After Somersham celebrates Carnival Day on Saturday, there will still be one day of activities left to go!
Family Cycle Ride
The Family Cycle Ride starts at 11am at Victory Hall (10:45 registration), running until 1pm. The circuit is 4.4 miles. Download the 2013 Family Cycle Ride map (PDF).
At £1 per entry, trophies will be awarded for the most laps in the allotted time for 12 & Under, Junior, and Senior.
Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. In the interest of safety, please wear your cycle helmet and high visibility clothing.
Senior Pool Competition
The Centurian Club sees players aged 16 or over compete in the heats of the Senior Pool Competition. Starting at 2.30pm, with a £1 entrance fee. Entrants are still welcome.
5-a-side Football Tournament
From 2pm at Parkhall Road Playing Field, a 5-a-side football tournament takes place for footballers in school years 3 to 8. There’s a £1.50 entry fee. Advance booking is essential – contact Ali McCormick on 07425 178839.
A new Princess has been crowned in Somersham and is ready for her Carnival Day duties.
Princess Morgan Matthews was crowned on Sunday 17th June. She was joined by her two attendants – Rachel Day and Eleanor Phipps.
The Princess’ duties see her take centre stage in Saturday’s procession of carnival floats and walkers along with her two attendants. The procession leaves The Trundle at 12:15pm and makes its way to the Parkhall Playing Field to mark the start of the Carnival Day proceedings.
Somersham Carnival Day takes place this Saturday, 23rd June, starting with the Procession at 12.15pm.
The Carnival Day Schedule:
9:00am – Stalls can set up on the Parkhall playing field from 9am. Ready to open by 12 noon.
11:45am – Vintage Vehicles, with streamers and flags, to assemble at Millennium Hall car park – please go via Feoffees Road to avoid the floats.
11:45am – Floats to assemble at the North End of The Trundle. Fancy dress walkers and anyone carrying an Olympic-style torch (no real flames!) to assemble at Millennium Gate. All welcome (children must be accompanied by a responsible adult). Judging will take place at this time. Prizes for Best Decorated Float (Club, School and Independent) and for Best Walking Group.
12:15pm – Procession leaves The Trundle heading for Parkhall Playing Field.
Attractions throughout Carnival Day include: Classic cars, Bouncy castle, Fun Fair side shows, Refreshments in Victory Hall (kindly organised by Mary’s Tea Rooms), Pimms Stall, Craft Stalls and Charity Stalls. The Beer Tent opens at 12 noon and closes at 5:30pm.