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Burnham: Carnival fever hits town
10:00am Monday 23rd September 2013 in News
Thousands of people are expected to see the spectacular Burnham Carnival on Saturday.
Carnival day starts at 10am in the High Street, with stalls, displays, performances and family fun.
Stevens Funfair will be at Millfields from 2.30pm into the evening.
The children’s fancy dress contest and nursery rhyme themed fancy dress contest is at 2pm.
The adult fancy dress contest and Beyonce lookalike competition takes place at 6pm.
In the evening there will be a roadshow featuring the Doll Set Tones before the main event, the grand illuminated procession, at 7.30pm.
In the run up to carnival day, there is a carnival shop in the former Burnham Barbers in the High Street, providing information about the day and selling carnival T-shirts for £12 adults, £10 children.
Tonight there is bingo at Carnival Hall at 7.30pm.
John Randall gives a talk at the Carnival Hall tomorrow on Strictly Burnham Carnival. Advance tickets £3 from 01621 783203 or £5 on the door.
On Wednesday at Carnival Hall from 2pm is the baby show, open to babies aged six to 18 months and born in the Dengie area. Entry £2.
Also on Wednesday at Ormiston Rivers Academy at 7.30pm is the Rayleigh Brass Band concert. Tickets £7 (£5 concessions) from One Place, town council offices, many shops in town and 01621 782500.
Carnival Hall is hosting bingo on Thursday at 7.45pm. £2 entry.
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