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Carnival atmosphere at Central Park for Mayor’s Newham Show

16:24 12 July 2014

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

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

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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.

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