Monday 28th May sees Soham Carnival and Heavy Horse Show 2018 with a full day of entertainment for all the family.
In the main arena from 9am- 1pm is the Traditional Heavy Horse Show Followed by the Parade – The parade of floats leaves Holmes Lane in Soham at 1.00pm arriving in the Arena for the judging at 1.45 pm. Our Carnival Prince Emerson Hillier and Carnival Princess, Grace Wright, will be in the parade along with their attendants, Erin Latimer, Sophie Cousins and Oliver Coleman.
Congratulations also to Freya Bailey who won the competition for the programme front cover design and to Helen and John Attlesey who have won Towns Persons of the year for their amazing Christmas light display they hold every year for charity.
Helen and John will be judging the floats along with our special Guest Dotty McLeod from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
We also have performances Team Mad – a top UK Mountain Bike Ariel display team, also a ‘Have a go’ Children’s Sports Event held by Premier Sports.
We are pleased to be holding the Fun Dog show for the 2nd year running. Bring your dog along from 10.30 am – 1.00pm and enter one of the classes – once again, TV celebrity Sian Ryan – Dog Trainer and behaviourist from the BBC2 Show – ‘Me and my Dog’ will be a Judge at this years event.
.From 11am- 4pm on the Skate Park are the BMX and Scooter Competitions (Parental consent form required for under 16’s)
The Live Music stage starts at 12.45pm: performances include our singing compare, Michael Antony – featuring Tanisha and Abigail, The 142’s Band, Riff Raff, VIVA, KD Theatre, Special Groove, and DJ sets from Vinyl Sebas, Jem Howe and Neil Brosnan.
Soham Comrades Band, Majorettes, Scotties Circus Workshop, Punch and Judy, BBQ, Stalls, Raffle, Games, Fun Fair, and Much Much More.!!
Thank You to our sponsors:
KnA Design and Print, Blueshed Studios, Brendas Flowers, Turners, Newmarket Plant Hire, Philip Neal (R&P) and A&NJ Turner. Daf/chassis, GLL, G’s, Sweat Gym and Cambridge Car Solutions.
All monies raised are distributed to local clubs, organisations, schools and charities. Our main beneficiaries this year are the three primary schools in Soham, St Andrews, The Weatheralls and The Shade.
To be considered for a donation for your organisation, charity or club please write to us: soham benevolent association, 44 Martins Close, Soham. CB7 5ES or email -carnival@soham.Org.Uk by 18th June 2018.
Admission: Adults £3.50, Concessions £2.50, Children (under 16) 50p.