Colchester Carnival 2016 proceeds

Colchester Carnival 2016 was a great success. We managed to make a profit of £8,340 after all expenses, and will now distribute this as a donation to our 2 nominated charities – the Haven Project and the Robin Cancer Trust. Each good cause will receive £4,170. Thanks go to all who took part in this…

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Colchester carnival 2016 – date and theme announced

Colchester Round Table and Colchester Ladies Circle are pleased to announce that this year’s Colchester Carnival will take place on Saturday 16th July with the procession commencing at 1pm. The theme this year is “Fairy tales, myths and legends”. We are very grateful to Weston Homes plc for agreeing to sponsor the event this year….

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Preparations for Colchester Carnival 2016

We are currently working on the plans for Colchester Carnival 2016. The provisional date is Saturday 16th of July, although we will confirm this once we have consulted with Colchester Borough Council and other important bodies. We plan to make a formal announcement about our plans for Colchester Carnival 2016 by the end of January….

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Beneficaries from 2014 Carnival Announced

Colchester Carers, £300 Rowhedge Coastal Rowing Club, £250 Cancer Research UK – Relay for Life, £250 Dynamite Drama Company, £250 Oxjam Colchester, £250 Colchester Credit Union, £450 Homestart, £250 Colchester Furniture Project, £400 Colchester Black History Month, £250 Colchester Scout Group, £400 Signpost Colchester, £250 Headway, £300 Colchester Councilling & Psychotheraphy, £450 Acorn Village, £250…

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Donations handed to charities at carnival launch

CHARITIES celebrated cash windfalls thanks to the organisers of Colchester Carnival. Funds from last summer’s event were donated to Coram Children’s Legal Centre, Headway Essex and Colchester Carers Centre Youth Carers Project. Cheques from between £1,000 and £300 were presented to the organisations at the carnival’s 2015 launch night. Eight more organisations benefited from the…

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