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Carnival atmosphere at Central Park for Mayor’s Newham Show

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

Saturday, July 12, 2014
4:24 PM

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

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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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