Peel Carnival

Peel Carnival defies unfavourable weather conditions for a fun day out!

Despite unfavourable weather conditions, Peel Carnival went ahead with a day of activities including staged entertainment around the promenade and quayside, a variety of stalls and the highlight of the day the carnival parade.

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It was a great community event which appealed to all members of the family, and attracted visitors to watch a cross-section of performers, a myriad of walking tableaux, floats and a small selection of classic vehicles.

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Over £1,000 of cash prizes were on offer for those with a creative flair who put their heads together to make imaginative floats and decorative costumes, which were judged at the House of Manannan, prior to the Grand Parade.

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Street entertainment included the popular Team Power Stilts guys who made their debut last year, and the talented members of the Panfire Steel Band from Manchester; a small band with a big sound!

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Valerie Caine
© August 2015