Search

Video: Mayor’s Newham Show carnival parades through East Ham

13:50 13 July 2014

The Mayor

The Mayor's Newham Show parade

Archant

While thousands of revellers were enjoying the entertainment inside Central Park yesterday, a carnival procession took the Mayor’s Newham Show out onto East Ham’s streets.

Sir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham with a float driver on the Mayor's Newham Show paradeSir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham with a float driver on the Mayor's Newham Show parade

Hundreds of children, young people and community groups took to the streets to showcase a diverse range of music and dancing as the party atmosphere engulfed the surrounding area.

Starting from the park’s southern entrance on Rancliffe Road, the parade travelled up High Streets South and North, before heading back into the park down Ron Leighton Way and Bartle Avenue.

One of the largest free events of its kind in the UK, the show concludes today with a range of entertainment including a traditional British beach and the Great Newham Bake Off.

Are you going to the Mayor’s Newham Show this afternoon? Email you photos and thoughts to mark.shales@archant.co.uk

The Mayor's Newham Show paradeThe Mayor's Newham Show parade

Read More

Carnival atmosphere at Central Park for Mayor’s Newham Show

Latest Stories

Orient debutant Neil Eardley challenges Colchester's Gavin Massey (pic: Simon O'Connor)

The Welsh international, on loan from Championship side Birmingham City, made his O’s debut in 2-0 defeat at Colchester United on Saturday.

36 minutes ago
NHS unions have called off industrial action

NHS trade unions have suspended industrial action due to take place across London on Thursday.

NHS

Most read

Emergency declared as blizzard is expected to dump up to 24 inches of snow.

With 100 days to go until the General Election we decided to give it a try.

Twitter is taking on WhatsApp and Instagram with new features to make the app more social.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder