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CARNIVAL 2018

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2017 Carnival

Princess Lillie

2017 Carnival

Princess Summer

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By leightoncarnival, Dec 2 2017 02:00PM

Once again, the Carnival Court were invited to be part of the town Christmas light switch-on. Chloe, Lillie and Summer joined the Mayor and MP on the stage with the guest of honour - 102 year old local celebrity Wally Randall.


All the stage party pressed the big button together to start the festive season in the town.



By leightoncarnival, Nov 24 2017 07:00AM

The Carnival tree is in the Chancel at All Saints. We are pleased to be taking part ing this wonderful festival again, many thanks to the organisers for putting on such a wonderful event.




By leightoncarnival, Oct 20 2017 10:33AM

At the Carnival Presentation Night, cheques were presented representing a distribution of over £6000 profit from Carnival 2017, the highest amount we have distributed.


The groups and organisations receiving funds were: 1st Leighton Buzzard Brownies, 1st Leighton Buzzard Guides, 1st Linslade Rainbows, 5th Leighton Buzzard Rainbows, 7th Leighton Buzzard Rainbows, Air Cadets, Autism Bedfordshire, Beaudesert Lower School PTA, Buzzer, Dogs for Good, Friends of Leighton-Linslade in Bloom, Friends Within – Mencap, Harlequin School of Gymnastics, Heath and Reach Scout Group, Hospice at Home Volunteers, Epilepsy Society on behalf of Jazzercise, L&D Hospital Radio, Leedon Little Learners, Leighton Buzzard Children's Centre, Leighton Buzzard Day Centre Amenity Fund, Leighton Buzzard Fire Cadets, Leighton Buzzard Hockey Club, Leighton Buzzard MS Society, Leighton Linslade Music Centre Trust, Linslade District Girl Guides, Mentmore Road Under Fives Preschool, Naval Cadets TS Ocean, Scoil Rince Realta, Shooting Stars, St John Ambulance, St Leonards Parish Church, Team High 5 for LB Mencap, Tenacity Dance, Zumba Kids


Thanks to all who attended, and to the Royal British Legion Club for their hospitality.



By leightoncarnival, Jul 9 2017 08:18AM

Well done to the procession winners yesterday, and to those who did not win. All the entries were of a very high standard.


These were:

Children's/Schools - 1st Beaudesert Lower School, 2nd Pulford VA Lower School, 3rd Leedon Lower School

Open - 1st Brooklands Residents Association, 2nd= Men in Black and Friends Within (Mencap)

Walking - 1st Shooting Stars, 2nd= Hockliffe St Baptist Church and Doreen's School of Dancing, 3rd Dogs for Good


The Doreen Rolls Memorial Shield (for enthusiasm) and the Peter Lymbery Memorial Shield (procession entry with most points) were both won by Beaudesert Lower School.


Photos to follow soon.

By leightoncarnival, Mar 18 2017 08:00AM

The Carnival Court for 2017 was selected at the Carnival Disco on 16th March.


Chloe Myford has been chosen as Senior Princess, and the Attendants are Summer Parsons and Lillie Drake. In the photo below, Chloe is in the centre with Summer on the left and Lillie on the right.


The Judges were (L-R on photo) Rebecca Marsarla (Gingerlily Flowers), Cllr Carol Chambers (Carnival Committee), Town Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Steve & Mrs Ann Cotter, Alicia and Alison Taylor (Doreens School of Dancing).


Carnival Committee Chairman, Mark Freeman, commented “It is a shame that no entries came forward from the older age group, so we did not choose a Queen or King. However, the younger age group provided very strong competition and we felt it was appropriate to select a Senior Princess and two attendants. We were pleased that Chloe,Summer and Lillie were chosen, and look forward to them being the key part of our Carnival procession on 8th July.

We are grateful to the judges for their efforts, to the Royal British Legion Club for the venue, to the Digital DJ for the disco and the generous donors of prizes for the winners. On the night they all received DAB radios donated by Tesco, balloons donated by Perfect Parties, flowers donated by Gingerlily Flowers and photo sitting vouchers donated by SF Digital."







2017 Carnival

Senior Princess

Chloe

Chloe Lillie Summer 2018 logo

 

We are pleased that Tesco Bags of Help have selected Carnival as one of the three organisation to receive a grant. The amount we get is dependent on shoppers putting their blue discs in our box during November and December.

 

We need to renew some of our equipment, and our application for grant aid from Tesco Bags of Help is to do just that - otherwise we would have to use money that would otherwise be given to worthwhile groups in the town.

 

Discs can be put in our box at Tesco Vimy Road, Tesco Appenine Way, Tesco Coniston Road as well as Tesco Express Dunstable High Street and Dunstable Langdale.

 

Please help us by putting your disc into our box when you shop at Tesco - and if you are not given a disc at the checkout, please ask for one.

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