Pokesdown & Boscombe Mardis Gras 10th August 2014

Entertainment & Market on Pokesdown Green From 11amBoscombe pokesdown mardi gras
Live Entertainment from Daisie Ukuladies & Beth Johnstone
Kids Activities, Ponyfun Dorset (Rocking Horse Ponies) & Face Painting

Fancy Dress Competition 1pm : On the small green (opposite the one with the market). Any theme, and anyone can enter so be as creative as you want. There will be a prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd child, as well as best grown up :) The overall winner gets to ride on the train in the procession.

1pm Gather on Green, judging at 1:15 - Rob and Pam from Forum plus Cllr Jane Kelly on the panel

Procession: 2pm 

Full list of activities in area:
11.00am – Face Painting & Kids Activitites at Boscombe Library
11.00am – Dog Show outside O2 Academy!
11am – 4pm Pokesdown Market & Entertainment at Pokesdown Green
11am – 4pm Arts, Crafts & Gift Stalls in the high street
12midday – ‘Vita Nova’ Street Theatre & Live Music outside O2
1-2pm – Drumming workshop outside O21.30pm – Costume & Fancy Dress Competition at Pokesdown Green
2pm – Parade sets off!! From Pokesdown, along Christchurch Road to Boscombe High Street
3.15pm –  ’Vita Nova’ Street Theatre & Live Music outside O2

For a great retro view of the carnival in 1933 check out the BBC clip

Stalls at market:
  • 'Travels with my Aunt' refreshments
  • Parky’s Toys
  • DT Carpentry
  • Heatwave Printed T-shirts
  • Karen Hall’s Nappy Cakes
  • Clothes from Heaven
  • St James’s Church paperbacks
  • French Brocante
  • Pen & Ink cards,T.Shirts,Prints
  • Retrose vintage
  • Matthew Rogers Art
  • Dave’s Gypsy Caravan
  • Liz’s Plants
  • Elaine’s Tarot Reading
  • Bobby Jack’s Sausages
  • Helen’s beaded jewellery
  • Sunnydays Children’s Fund
  • Wendy’s glassware and ornaments
  • Iddy’s handmade jewellery
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