CARNIVALS

Here is our entry in the 2017 Carnival Duck Race      

The very first Newport Pagnell Carnival
programme for 1961
The first carnival was opened by Nancy Spain a
News of the World reporter later sadly killed in an aeroplane accident

Newport Pagnell Carnival - 1961

Still in 1961 the carnival floats going up
St John Street. Notice the new buildings have
still not been built after the 1958 demolition

Nancy presenting a trophy to the
gardening club float
The fancy dress competition at the rear of the St Johns Ambulance Hall
in Silver Street. The winner was “Robin Hood” in the back row. 1961
The Mothers Union float 1972
St Luke’s Church float 1972
Parish Church youth group 1969.
Pat Sutton facing
The carnival procession going past The Green in Wolverton Road. Centre picture, the man on the bass drum is Peter Blake
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