Before submitting a Booking form please contact the committee (sue Holliday) due to price differences and duplication of stalls. Thank you.
Our Queen for last year Taylor Evans and her Princess and Assistants will be retiring soon as our new competition commences.
We are looking for entrants 8 years old and above. Entry forms can be picked up from Treacle Mine, Princes, Wrights news and The town Hall. Entry is free with an attached photograph sent to the address supplied.
Closing date is 8th June
There will also be ducks for sale in the pubs and on the day so come along and try your luck! - Top Prize £50, £20, £10 and £5 for the last duck home also this year some extra random prizes.
DEREK THE TALKING DRAGON WILL BE ON THE CARNIVAL FIELD – COME ALONG THE KIDS WILL LOVE HIM !! THERE WILL BE A MAGIC SHOW IN BETWEEN HIS APPEARANCES.
Other attractions on the Carnival field are: Free TV raffle on entry (by donation please). RAF Helicopter, Corner Exotics animal display Donkey Rides, Crazy golf, Paintball alley, Go Karts, Bungee Run, bouncy castle, Land train, trampolines, penalty shoot out, body zorbing balls, Circus skills, glitter tattoos, face-painting and many other stalls.
And of course Crowning of the Queen, fancy dress judging (immediately after the parade), music by participating bands and Dance troupes all afternoon plus the aerobatics display (look to the skies).
And new for this year children’s races with medals to be won kindly sponsored by Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and David Ford.
At about 3.05pm LOOK TO THE SKIES TOWARDS THE MAIN THOMAS ADAMS SCHOOL for Bob Pooler doing his amazing aerobatic display. Further details are in the program about Bob and a chance to actually do this with him either by winning in our raffle or a private booking.
Approximate times for these events will be in our program which will be on sale previous to the carnival or on the day.
We will soon be selling our Raffle tickets for the Grand Raffle to be drawn on the carnival field on September 7th. £1 a book. We have dates in the Co-Op for 2nd 3rd and 16th of August and we hope to also be in the Town Hall on some market days. Tickets can also be bought from Committee members.
Our prizes this year are as follows:
FIRST PRIZE: £100
SECOND PRIZE: 40 minute local flying lesson kindly donated by the Shropshire Aero club at Sleap.
THIRD PRIZE: 30 minute flight for 3 people around the local area – kindly donated by Bob Pooler (who will be doing an aerobatics display for us on carnival day – (in his other plane) but he can be hired any time for private flights or aerobatic flights if you are interested).
FOURTH PRIZE: a 12 week membership at the Hill Valley McDonald Hotel Spa at Whitchurch.
There will also be many other prizes to follow that are always kindly donated by local businesses to help us raise our funds.
RAFFLE RESULTS FOR 2013: Thanks to all who bought tickets they went very quickly this year.
THE FREE TV RAFFLE – FREE ENTRY on carnival field. this was won by Mrs Brunker from Burlton.
Grand Raffle 1st prize: £100 R. Crowther Cockshutt. 2nd Prize flying lesson: Jill Dean Prees 3rd Prize Flight for 3: Weaver Weston under redcastle. 4th Sprize Spa membership from Hill valley/McDonald : Cath Price Edstaston 5th Prize: Hamper (Fruitful Deli) Carol fisher Myddle. 6th: shebab meal – Norman Evanson. 7th Meat voucher Wem Butchers: Mrs Anderson. Beauty within voucher: R. Dibben fismes Way. Tiffanys meal voucher: Terry Bailey. Hair voucher cutting edge: Gilda Brassey. Hair Voucher secret salon: Parry Whixall. Hair voucher – Gemini: N. Depledge Ightfield. Tea voucher Treacle Mine: Pat Haycocks. Princes Prize: Barbara Moss. Vodka from Jane: Jackie OPO Kings Prize: Margaret Symonds. Empire Cakes marshamallow tree: Wynn.
Our Lovely Carnival Queen for 2013 is Taylor Evans aged 12 from Wem.
Our Carnival Princess is Jade Hunt who is also 12 years old.
Our little attendants are Louise Hinks and Amella Harrison both aged 8 years.
We look forward to seeing the sun shine on the Queen Carnival float on September 7th, and thanks to the Christmas lights committee and L G Roberts for providing and decorating the float.
DUCK SALES RAISED £963
HIRE OF DUCKS AND PRIZE MONEY WAS £110
OUR PROFIT FOR CARNIVAL FUNDS WAS £853
1st Prize: Mrs Iris Clarke – Shawbury
2nd -Mrs Lea – Wem
Third – Carol Band – Wem
……and the last duck home was Alfie Carson’s who won £5 (he has since donated it to his fellow canines at the Dogs Home)
THE CARNIVAL COMMITTEE THANK ALL WHO TOOK PART BY BUYING A DUCK FOR THE RACE AND THOSE WHO CAME ALONG ON THE DAY TO CHEER THEM ON.