Maldon: Volunteers save 117-year-old carnival

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Maldon Carnival has been running for 117 years Maldon Carnival has been running for 117 years

Maldon's century-old carnival has been saved thanks to a late surge of volunteers.

Residents desperate to keep the carnival afloat stepped in at the last minute at Maldon Carnival Association’s AGM and offered to take over the reins.

Members had feared that 2013 would be the last year of the carnival after not a single person answered an earlier appeal for prospective volunteers.

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11:05am Tue 3 Dec 13

Jack222 says...

The carnival's time is over; it's not needed in this age. Just because a thing has been around forever does not mean it should continue...
The carnival's time is over; it's not needed in this age. Just because a thing has been around forever does not mean it should continue... Jack222

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