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

13:50 13 July 2014

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The Mayor's Newham Show parade

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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

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