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Hundreds enjoy sunny Trimley Carnival

PUBLISHED: 19:28 15 July 2018 | UPDATED: 19:28 15 July 2018

Hundreds cheered the procession at Trimley Carnival this weekend Picture: SWANTJE HOLLAND

Hundreds cheered the procession at Trimley Carnival this weekend Picture: SWANTJE HOLLAND

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Hundreds cheered on a colourful procession through the Trimleys on Saturday at the twin villages' annual carnival.

This year's carnival was based around the theme of Musicals. Picture SWANTJE HOLLANDThis year's carnival was based around the theme of Musicals. Picture SWANTJE HOLLAND

This year’s procession, which was themed around musicals, saw floats depicting the Lion King, Mamma Mia, Saturday Night Fever, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and others parade though Trimley St Mary and Trimley St Martin.

Crowds were then treated to a host of stalls, displays, a disco, fairground rides and a barbecue at Trimley Sports and Social Club.

Nick McSweeney, from the club’s carnival committee, said the event had been a huge success.

“It was busier than last year and the weather was really good,” he said.

Hundreds enjoyed a day in the sunshine at the annual Trimley Carnival. Picture SWANTJE HOLLANDHundreds enjoyed a day in the sunshine at the annual Trimley Carnival. Picture SWANTJE HOLLAND

“We had a great turnout and everything ran as smoothly as we could have hoped. We easily had 1,000 people come along.

“We found out we even have people from Middlesborough who come down for it.

“They come from far afield for our carnival.”

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