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Doddington Carnival is the 'Best of British' as sun shines for annual day of fun and races




Organisers of this year's Doddington Carnival and Sports Day have issued a massive thank-you to everyone helped make it such a success.

Doddington Carnival parade. (2929874)
Doddington Carnival parade. (2929874)

Saturday's sunshine brought out the crowds who watched the parade of floats that this year had the theme 'Best of British'.

Lionel Walden School were the top junior float with their 'Britain in Bloom' entry with GirlGuiding Doddington as runners-up with 'Garden Party'.

Doddington Carnival parade. (2929872)
Doddington Carnival parade. (2929872)

The senior float winners were Ladies that Lunch with 'Alice in Wonderland Tea Party' with the runners up Doddington United FC with 'Great British Summer Holiday'. The visitors' float was won by Fenland Shotokan Karate Club with 'Britain's Got Talent'.

Doddington Carnival parade. (2929870)
Doddington Carnival parade. (2929870)

A Mary Poppins homage won the scarecrow competition with George Michael receiving an OBE from the Queen second.

Doddington Carnival parade ..Carnival Prince Luke Buckle and Princess Imogene Rush. (2929970)
Doddington Carnival parade ..Carnival Prince Luke Buckle and Princess Imogene Rush. (2929970)

Posting on their Facebook page Doddington Carnival committee said: " As a committee we would just like to say a massive thank you to all the help and support throughout the big day yesterday and events all year round, big or small, it is much appreciated. It is great to see all of our hard work come together to make a little village like Doddington have such a great parade and sports afternoon.

Doddington Carnival parade. (2929873)
Doddington Carnival parade. (2929873)

"The atmosphere and community spirit is what it’s all about. All floats and vehicles in the parade made so much effort and were amazing. Even with the warm sunny weather the children and adults still participated in the races."

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Doddington Carnival parade. (2929875)
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Doddington Carnival parade. (2929869)
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Doddington Carnival parade. (2929883)
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Doddington Carnival parade. (2929887)
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