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Burbage Carnival 2010

This is the second year now that I have been a part of the Burbage Carnival committee.  And since our new studio has been built we hold the bulk of the meetings here.  Now that the better weather is here though, we are venturing out to the various village pubs for a change of scenery. 

The carnival itself is well underway.  With a record number of floats entered this is due to the one of the best carnivals yet (weather dependant of course).  It hasn't rained in a while on carnival day so it is bound to one year.  I just hope its not this year (and I am sure I will say this next year as well).


We recently held the Prince and Princess competition where we actually had 3 entries for the prince which is great considering it was the first year we included boys in the competition.  Each winner in the competition won a portrait sitting and free portrait taken by myself, of course.  For our program and the local press I put some images together in the style of our Clique party group shots. 

Speaking of the program, it has just been received from the printers and it is looking great, if I do say so myself (I designed the cover and some of the ads on the inside).  We'll be at the next Burbage Farmer's Market on Saturday June 5th selling them if anyone is interested.  So if you are in the area please drop by and support this event. 


The Burbage Carnival, although there in part just to have some fun in the village, is also about raising money for local charities.  Each year a large number of charities share in the funds raised. The greater the support the more each charity can be given.  And as with most things in life, every little bit helps.  Which also reminds me, if anyone is interested in volunteering to help out with the carnival, please get in touch.  We can use as much or as little help as you can offer.  Even if you only want to help out on the day it would be much appreciated. 

Hope to see you on the day, which is Sunday June 20th if you don't already know.  The parade will be starting at 12 noon this year, instead of 1pm as in previous years to account for the bigger turnout.  (Visit www.burbagecarnival.co.uk for more information)

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