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May our carnival continue to grow

Herne Bay is a seaside resort with a very considerable charm of its own. Just one part of the Bay’s tourist offering is the summer festival, the high point of which is a carnival kept lovingly alive by a small but dedicated band of volunteers. And the crowning glory of that carnival, literally, is the appearance of Miss Herne Bay …

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The coronation of Herne Bay’s 77th carnival court

Queen Alice and her two princesses look forward to a busy year HERNE Bay has a new carnival court. More than 200 people were at The King’s Hall on Easter Saturday to see the coronation of 18-year-old Alice Upton as this year’s Miss Herne Bay. Her princesses are Kelly Roy, 16, and Emma Hudson, 15. They were crowned after a …

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Herne Bay carnival chairman denies accusations that court selection is outdated

The chairman of Herne Bay carnival has rubbished claims that the selection of a queen and princesses presents the wrong image of success to girls. Andy Birkett is starting his 26th year organising the summer event, where local businesses and community groups parade along the seafront. But this year’s selection of a new Miss Herne Bay and a carnival court …

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Chairman denies accusations that court selection is outdated

The chairman of Herne Bay carnival has rubbished claims that the selection of a queen and princesses presents the wrong image of success to girls. Andy Birkett is starting his 26th year organising the summer event, where local businesses and community groups parade along the seafront. But this year’s selection of a new Miss Herne Bay and a carnival court …

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Many thanks to our court

AS THE traditional Easter selection of Miss Herne Bay takes place I would, on behalf of Herne Bay Carnival Association, like to thank Miss Herne Bay 2014 Aurora Summers and her princesses, Alice Upton and Mollie King, for all their efforts in representing the carnival association during their year in office. They should be proud of themselves for their conduct …

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Herne Bay carnival court is selected before a crowd of more than…

Comments (0) HERNE BAY has a new carnival court. More than 200 people were at The King’s Hall on Saturday to see the coronation of 18-year-old Alice Upton as this year’s Miss Herne Bay. Her princesses are Kelly Roy, 16, and Emma Hudson, 15. They were crowned after a selection process involving a panel of four judges – Sheila Mann, of …

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Who will succeed our superb court?

As the traditional Easter selection of Miss Herne Bay moves closer I would, on behalf of Herne Bay Carnival Association, like to thank Miss Herne Bay 2014, Aurora Summers, and her princesses, Alice Upton and Mollie King, for all their efforts in representing the carnival association during their year in office. They should be proud of themselves for their conduct …

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Street full of festive fun – right on time

Frozen’s princesses are a big draw for town families SNOW, a Michael Buble tribute and songs from Frozen were just some of the highlights of the big light switch-on in Herne Bay on Friday. Around 1000 people attended the street party which had music and Reg E Mental children’s comic entertaining from a specially constructed stage. Families enjoyed a sing-a-long …

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Carol’ s carnival memories span nearly seven decades

Way We Were – Herne Bay Historical Records Society AT OUR last meeting members enjoyed a colourful and descriptive presentation by Carol Bosworth which she entitled Life Is a Carnival. Based on her lifelong connections with the Herne Bay carnival she explained that her very first appearance was in 1940 when she was one of the fairies on the Muriel …

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