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Lavenham Carnival, 27th - 28th August 2016

Author: Lavenham Published: 28th August 2016 06:20

Lavenham Carnival, 27th - 28th August 2016

Following on from this Summer's Olympics, the Carnival brings Rio to the streets of Lavenham on Sunday August 28th and hosts Club Carnival on Saturday August 27th.

Club Carnival  (AKA The Marquee, on the Recreation grounds) -Saturday 27th August

7pm to Midnight

Live music from the amazing Union Street Soul Band http://www.unionstreetsoulband.co.uk/.

A London based band that performs soul music, disco tunes, funk grooves, cool Jazz, motown classics, current Pop and more! Number 10 Wine Bar and Kitchen will be hosting the bar and Lavenham Butchers will be providing a BBQ stall. Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for under 16's and will be on sale at Sparling and Faiers Bakery, No. 10, The Butchers and the Legion, in Lavenham, from mid-July onwards. Tickets will also be on sale on the day, at the venue.

Lavenham Carnival & Rare Breeds Motor Show - Sunday 28th August

12 noon to 6pm

The Tropicalia Samba dancers and drummers are booked and the hilarious and flexible, Abigail Collins, returns to perform in character as Garden Veranda (her very own take on Carmen Miranda).

Join in the festivities and follow the colourful procession, which leaves the Market Place at midday, and leads the crowds to the Recreation Grounds.

Come along and....

  • View the Rare Breeds Motor Show, the Hilly Ridge Alpacas and Samba workshops
  • Enjoy land zorbing, bungee trampolining and an inflatable assault course
  • Visit the Children's activities tent for Clown magic, balloon twisting, face painting and arts & crafts
  • Peruse the numerous craft and charity stalls and taste the supmtuous food and beverage offerings
  • Or simply sit back and enjoy the various acts and displays in around the main arena and performance tent

Admission to the Carnival grounds is £5 per adult, 15's and under gain free admission. Entrance programmes will be sold in advance at Number Ten Wine Bar and Kitchen, Lavenham Butchers, Sparling and Faiers Bakery and The Lavenham British Legion. They will also be available at the gates on the day.

Additional parking fields will be available at Rectory Meadow (opposite the Church), the common (where Water Street joins the Brent Eleigh Road) and the meadow on Frogs Hall Road. A free bus service will be provided from these car parks to transport you to the Recreation Grounds.

Contact lavenhamcarnival@hotmail.co.uk for general enquires or lavenhamrbmotorshow@gmail.com for motor show enquiries and Keep an eye out on Facebook, Twitter @lavenhamcarni  and local press for more updates as we approach the big day!




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