Bexhill Carnival week long celebration
Bexhill Carnival is taking place next month for a packed week of events, thanks to the generosity of a community focused broadband supplier and a team of volunteers.
Launching on Saturday 23rd July, the celebration comprises of seven days of free to attend family events, culminating with a traditional procession on Saturday 30th July based on the theme ‘Past and Present’.
Headline sponsor, Box Broadband has been actively building its fibre optic networks in Surrey and Sussex with a growing customer case of residential and business users for its Full Fibre services.
Jay Wootten, Chairman of the Bexhill Carnival Committee said: “We are delighted to be back, and have been working since last year to try and find the financial support to run carnival week.
“We are grateful to our new headline sponsor and other co-sponsors who have supported us again to enable the week to go ahead. We are hoping loads of people will enter the procession this year, we have made the theme nice and easy! We also know it is the 1250th anniversary of the Bexhill Charter granted by King Offa in 772AD – some food for thought there!”
Bexhill Carnival celebrations and dates
Celebrations will begin with a Carnival Quiz on Saturday 23rd July, followed by Community Hymn Singing on Sunday 24th July.
From Monday 25th July a range of events including football tournaments and a dog show will precede the Party in the Park ticket only event on Friday 29th July. Local band The Cover Ups and Birmingham-based Bhangra Bros Local will be in attendance to entertain. Reduced ride prices are available at the fun fair when it opens to the public on the evening of Wednesday 27th July.
Rolling road closures will be in place on Saturday 30th July to allow the carnival procession to pass freely. Turkey Road will be closed from 11am, except for floats, ahead of the procession starting at 1pm. The route will start from Turkey Road and finish at The Polegrove at approximately 3:30pm.
Everyone can enjoy free entry to the fun fair from Wednesday onwards.
Box Broadband supporting Bexhill Carnival
Box Broadband differentiates from competitors through its commitment to connect rural communities, delivering a customer-focused service using the latest full fibre optic technology to transform the digital lives of its customers.
Steve Garrood, Commercial Director of Box Broadband said: “We are delighted to support the Carnival Committee in hosting this week of free events. To see the committee of volunteers give up their week to support the community they serve is amazing and supports our company ethos. We hope to see lots people turn out for the events and also lots of floats in the procession.”
Side shows and stall holders are welcome at The Polgrove on Saturday 30 July and anyone interested should email: [email protected]
For last minute updates please follow us on Facebook www.facebook.co./bexhillcarnival or via the website www.bexhillcarnival.co.uk
For further information about Box Broadband, visit: www.boxbroadband.co.uk.