|Carnival plans take shape
Details of the entertainment for this year's Helmdon Carnival
have been announced.
The event will fall over the three days of the August bank
holiday weekend and follows the great success of last year's
three day event.
All the activities will take place on the sports field in
Wappenham Road, Helmdon and again have been organised by the
There will be a musical theme to the carnival weekend, with
the band Accrington Stanley playing on the Saturday night
supported by other unconfirmed bands as well as refreshments
including a bar.
On the Sunday afternoon it will be time to relax as there
will be a jazz session taking place in a marquee on the sports
field courtesy of the Porterhouse Six.
The weekend of events will come to a spectacular climax on
Monday, August 26th, when a fair, Morris dancers and a horticultural
and produce show will take place.
There will also be an air display by Denny Dobson's team as
well as the float parade through the village to the accompaniment
of various bands.
Competitors for the annual tug of war competition are being
asked to sign themselves up ready for the big event which
will take place on Bank Holiday Monday.
Anyone wishing to enter a team in the tug of war competition
can contact Ross Vicars on (01295) 760477.
All the funds which will be raised by the carnival will be
donated to local charities.
Brackley Post - 24th May 2002