Search

Free 40-page supplement celebrating the Queen’s record reign in this week’s Recorder

On sale now

Carnival atmosphere at Central Park for Mayor’s Newham Show

16:24 12 July 2014

The Mayor

The Mayor's Newham Show parade passes East Ham Town Hall. Photo: David Mirzoeff

Archant

The carnival atmosphere gripped the thousands that descended on East Ham this afternoon for the first day of the Mayor’s Newham Show.

Kids take part in the Mayor's Newham Show parade. 
Photo: David MirzoeffKids take part in the Mayor's Newham Show parade. Photo: David Mirzoeff

Inspired by the World Cup in Brazil, samba rhythms and steel-drum beats provided the soundtrack for a sun-kissed Central Park.

Hundreds of children, young people and community groups also took to the streets to showcase a diverse range of music and dancing as part of a colourful procession.

In the park, revellers were treated to a seaside experience at ‘Newham Beach’ while Bob the Builder entertained children with a selection of hits.

For a full review of the whole weekend, pick up Wednesday’s copy of the Recorder.

A woman enjoys the Mayor's Newham Show parade 
Photo: David MirzoeffA woman enjoys the Mayor's Newham Show parade Photo: David Mirzoeff

Were you at the Newham Show? Send your pictures to mark.shales@archant.co.uk.

Latest Stories

21 minutes ago
A Newham batsman trudges off after losing his wicket against Redbridge Parks (pic: Tim Edwards)

Rain ruins cricket club’s hopes

Ford
10:30
Unbeaten Newham cruiserweight Jose Lopes (left) is pictured with heavyweight hero Anthony Joshua ahead of their upcoming fights

Busy month of boxing in store

Manchester
10:30
Hornchurch Athletic players celebrate a wicket against local rivals Rainham (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Our latest blog from Hornchurch Athletic’s Nathaniel Bastin

Most read

Competitions

Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Read more
Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder