This year’s Pinchbeck Carnival Queen and Princesses. Queen Annie Kinsella, older Princess Teigan Burrill and younger Princess Katelyn Brocklehurst are pictured here with the judges and cabaret compere Jeff Woods. Picture supplied.

Pinchbeck Carnival offers fun for family

Pinchbeck Carnival takes place this weekend (June 10-12) with the theme 90 Glorious Years.

Events at Rotten Row Playing Field start with bingo on Friday from 6.30pm.

On Saturday the parade leaves Wimberley Way at noon going down Rotten Row, Brownlow Crescent, Bear Lane, Knight Street and back to the playing field for 12.45pm. Roads will be closed as the parade passes.

It will be led by the Royalty float carrying Carnival Queen Annie Kinsella and Princesses Teigan Burrill and Katelyn Brocklehurst (pictured).

The carnival will be opened by Spalding Tulip Queen, Ella Holbrook and her deputy, Monika Biernacka.

Admission is £3 for adults and £1.50 for children.

The main arena act is the Welsh Axemen who will perform two different 30-minute shows and there will be performances by Mel’s Zumba, the Breaston Highlanders, Whittlesey Dog Club, The Spalding Air Cadet Co. and a parade of classic cars.

Compères for the day are Jan Whitbourn and Chris Carter from Tulip Radio.

Weather permitting, there will be a flypast by the Spitfire from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at 4.45pm.

There are also children’s rides, stalls, refreshments and a licensed bar.

In the marquee there will be various competitions including fancy dress, handicrafts, needlework, painting, flower arranging, photography and cooking.

From about 5.45pm there will be live music in the marquee from Dennis Hannant and Henry Birkett, along with a disco.

On Sunday there is a united church service of worship in the marquee at 10.30am.

From 11.30am everyone is invited to a Picnic in the Park to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday.

Take your own food and drink, (there will be a licensed bar), plus gazebos, tables and chairs. There will be music, children’s games and races and a fun tug of war.

Don’t forget your Union Jack!

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