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Pictures: The Mayor’s Newham Show 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

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
4:45 PM

The dazzling colours and vibrant sounds of a Brazilian carnival captivated the thousands who enjoyed this year’s record-breaking Mayor’s Newham Show.

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Inspired by the 2014 World Cup and taking place on final weekend, more than 500 children took to the streets around East Ham’s Central Park led by a dancer in trophy-inspired attire

Featuring samba, steel bands and salsa rhythms, the youngsters wore costumes made themselves at carnival camps in the days before, to help launch the two-day extravaganza.

More than 55,000 enjoyed the glorious weather and party atmosphere.

Highlights included a purpose-built British seaside, the Great Newham Bake Off, a replica First World War trench and a host of sporty activities.

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