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2019 Carnival Results

Baby Show (sponsored by Duke’s Coffee House and Boots)

Under 1 year winners:     Adrianna Hygate-Dean            

Over 1-year winner:                  Billy Lake    

Judges: June Leseelleur and Janet Steer of Boots, Tavistock

 

Fun Day Dog Show (sponsored by Ron’s Pets)

Best in Pedigree Classes: Thunder – a Tibetan Terrier owned by Peter Williams

Reserve:                           Bo – a Doberman owned by Pheobe Taylor

Best in Novelty Classes: Rocky – a Yorkshire Terrier owned by Cynthia

Reserve:                           Ronnie – a Pug owned by Kyle Piper

Judge: Sarah Heyes from Chilli Paws

 Pavement Artists Competition (sponsored by Tavistock Times Gazette)

Under 5 years: (12 entries)     Winner:   Martha Page     2nd:  Maya Court        3rd:    Evie Peek

5-8 years: (12 entries)     Winner:   Ruby Harding    2nd:   Amelia Smith     3rd:   Fleur Greatrex

9 and over: (11 entries)   Winner:  Tilly Young      2nd:   Amelia Greatrex     3rd:   Gracie Young

Adults: (1 entry)                       Winner:     Les Peek

Judges: Lianne Hunt and Alison Stephenson from the Tavistock Times Gazette

Petanque Competition

Winning Team: Tony Welsh, Harry Smith and Sally Whitfield

 

Trader’s Skittles Competition (with 9 teams)

Winners: Morning Glory (Cakes, Bakes and Shakes)

 

Carnival Procession

Best in Procession:           Tavistock Bee Keepers

Schools:                           1st:    St.Peter’s and St.Rumon’s        

Decorated float or           1st:    The Robey Trust with Tavistock College

Group of vehicles                     

Walking Class 1:              1st     Little Bad Riding Hood                                 

Walking Class 2:              1st:    TAGB Taekwondo                    

Walking Class 3:              1st:    Tavistock Bee Keepers

 

Comments:

The winners of Best in Procession received a perpetual shield and a trophy to keep

The Carnival theme was “Children’s Books”

The collection on the procession route, which took 26 people nearly 2½ hours to count, was  £2,125.68 which was similar to last year

The collection consisted of 46,117 coins and £95 in notes

The bucket collections made by Lions before and during Carnival week amounted to £1,645

The profits will be distributed to the charity groups, clubs and schools that participated in the procession and the other events during Carnival Week




In 2018 the theme is 'Countries of the World', celebrating the diversity of our world!


Carnival Day is Saturday July 21st but Carnival Week begins the previous Saturday, July 14th, with a Ceilidh/Barn Dance in the Tavistock Town Hall. 

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Carnival Programme 2018
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Carnival 2018
 


The success of Tavistock town relays in Carnival Week concluded with the presentation of a bumper cheque for Tavistock Lions last week. President Jan Meakin and Alan Wroath from the Lions received £1,500 from various Tavistock Athletic Club members, young and old, representing all abilities for which the club caters. This donation goes directly back into local community projects and good causes at the heart of Tavistock. 


Club chairman Alistair Kinsey  who handed over the cheque said ‘Events like the town relays are what make Tavistock special, a community coming together producing a sporting spectacle with a fun filled running event and sportsmanship in the heart of this vibrant town.’ 


Event sponsor, Tavistock Hire Centre, was represented by Craig Howells at the presentation. Their support gave the financial clout to allow this year’s event to proceed, giving hundreds of runners of all ages, family and friends the evening they deserve. Planning for next year’s event is under way already with a challenge to make it even bigger and brighter by attracting more sports, school and corporate teams.


All the results

Baby Show (sponsored by Duke’s Coffee House and Boots)

 Under 1 year winners:       Benjamin Hunter from Tavistock          

 Over 1-year winner:           Binky Oliver from Tavistock         

 Judges: Ruth Kelly and Jan Steer of Boots, Tavistock

 

Fun Day Dog Show (organised by Cheryl Thomas of Kestrel Kennels)

Best in Pedigree Classes: 

Bowden – a fox red labrador exhibited by Isobel Bevan

Reserve: Lady – a saluki exhibited by June Baker

Best in Novelty Classes: 

Poppy – a german shepherd exhibited by Pete Jarman

Reserve: Rudy – a cross collie/springer/ beagle exhibited by Alana Steels

Judges: Jane & Michael O’Hara

 

Pavement Artists Competition (sponsored by Tavistock Times Gazette)

Under 5 years: Winner:Ted Coates  2nd:   Lyra Blowey

                         3rd:    Evie Peek

 5-8 years:        Winner: Dibeh Alaoui     2nd:  Ruby Harding

                         3rd:     Iris Harding

9 and over:       Winner: Leah Kite  2nd:   Damien Bowyer

                         3rd:     Gracie Young

 Adults:             Winner:   Helen Bowyer

 Judges: Lianne Hunt and Alison Stephenson from the Tavistock Times Gazette

 

 Petanque Competition (with 6 teams)

Winners: Tavistock Town Council A (Mayor and Mayoress Paul& Jane Ward and Councillor Andy Hutton)

 

Trader’s Skittles Competition (with 10 local businesses at the Explorer)

 Winners: Cakes, Bakes and Shakes

  

Carnival Programme Flag Competition Winners 

(each receiving £25)

Keri Walker, Rosie Walker, Ben Walker and Kate Harding (all from Tavistock)

 

Many thanks to the traders and advertisers for displaying the flags

 

Carnival Procession

 

Best in Procession: Tavistock Church Schools Federation (St. Peter’s & St. Rumon’s)

Schools:                           1st:    Tavistock Church Schools Federation (St. Peter’s & St. Rumon’s)

Decorated float or  Group of vehicles  1st:    Vintage Tractors

Walking Class 1:              1st     1st Tavistock Scout Group

Walking Class 2:              1st:    TAGB Taekwondo

Walking Class 3:              1st:    TASS

                                                 

Comments:

 

The winners of Best in Procession receive a perpetual shield and a trophy to keep.

The Carnival theme was “Countries of the World”

The collection on the procession route, which took 25 people just over 2 hours to count, was  £2185.98 which was around £100 up on last year

The collection consisted of 46,957 coins made up of 21,508 - 1p, 14,725 - 2p, 6028 - 5p, 1,782 - 10p, 2,084 - 20p, 346 - 50p, 456 - £1, 28 - £2, £95 in notes plus a selection of foreign coins!

The profits will be distributed to the charity groups, clubs and schools that participated in the procession and the other events during Carnival Week 


 

 Carnival Princess

 

We now have our Carnival Princess and her attendants;  Emily Tripp (centre) will be the Princess, with Tilly Young (left) and Verona-May Peters (right) her attendants.

And here they are in their wonderful coach, thanks to the brilliant Richard Marlow!  Thanks Helen Bowyer for the photo!




Welcome to Tavistock Carnival Procession!

 

Here are links to three documents:

 

  1. The Carnival Procession Information Sheet - giving details of the assembly times and the route.

 

  1. The Carnival Procession Entry Form - Judging will continue as a key element of the procession and will be done in Down Road.  Feedback from previous years has included comment that the smaller groups feel unable to compete with the larger entrants such as the schools.  To address this we have decided that we should have a separate category for schools, and amend the numbers slightly in the other categories (these are detailed on the Entry Form included in this pack).   The winner of each category, and the overall “Best in Procession” awards will be presented in Down Road.  All entrants will receive a certificate in recognition of their commitment, enthusiasm and support, but for practical reasons this will be forwarded to them within a week or so after the Carnival. 

Please help us by completing and returning the form as soon as possible. It may be completed and returned in hard copy, or completed on-line and returned by e-mail.

 

  1. A Health & Safety Leaflet This has been produced to provide guidance, in layman’s language, on the basics that you must consider in order that you do your bit to ensure the procession proceeds in a safe manner.  Please remember that no objects are to be thrown from the floats and no alcohol is to be consumed during the procession.

 

Music is always a key element of the procession and we always encourage as many of you as possible to include this, and many do.  On your Entry Form, we ask that you let us know if music is part of your entry as this will help us when we assemble the running order of the procession.  Please make it as lively and loud as possible.

 

Our aim continues to be to make the procession a Fun Event for the people taking part, and for the people watching.  Please encourage as many people as possible to come along, and visit us at on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LionsClubOfTavistock).  We appreciate your enthusiastic support and we are looking forward to a great evening. 


What a great Carnival Week we had in 2017!
Heritage, Myths and Legends"

Carnival Parade 2017



Carnival 2017
All the results!

Baby Show (sponsored by Duke’s Coffee House and Boots)
Under 1 year winners:  Juliette York aged 3 months from Tavistock
Over 1-year winner: Amelia Walker aged 18 months from Tavistock
Judges: Jane McLaren and Jan Steer of Boots, Tavistock

Fun Day Dog Show (organised by Cheryl Thomas of Kestrel Kennels)
Best in Show: Louis (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) owned by Beryl Kowalski
Reserve: Bowden (Labrador) owned by Miss Bevan
Judge: Michelle Ingham

Pavement Artists Competition (sponsored by Tavistock Times Gazette)
Under 5 years: Winner: Rosie Walker 2nd: Betty-Lou Alaoui
5-8 years: Winner:  Yasmin Harding
 2nd: Sienna Harding
3rd:  Dibeh Alaoui
9 and over: Winner:  Paige Boywer
2nd:  Tilly Young
3rd: Lizzie Krishnan
Adults: Winner:  Helen Bowyer
Judges: Lianne Carr and Alison Stephenson from the Tavistock Times Gazette

Traders’ Skittles Competition (with 8 local businesses at the Tavy Club)
Winners: Cakes, Bakes and Shakes

Carnival Procession
Best in Procession: St. Peter’s and St. Rumon’s Primary Schools
Decorated float: 1st: Lamerton Primary School
Walking Class 1: 1st   The Little Mermaid
Walking Class 2: 1st:  Tavistock Community Primary School
 Walking Class 3: 1st:  St. Peter’s and St. Rumon’s Primary Schools

Our Carnival Princess was Ella, pictured centre with her two attendants, Lila (left) and Imogen (right) and Lions' President, Paul German.


Carnival Week - 12-19th July 2014


We've just finished an incredibly successful Carnival Week, blessed with amazing weather and a series of fantastic events across the 8 days.  The week culminated in the Carnival Parade through the town on the evening of Saturday 19th July - and the street collection during the parade raised £2291, which was up by 5% on last year, so a massive thank you to everyone!

Lion Graeme Ugle puts together short films of all our main events and here is his video of the Carnival 2014.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9lV8F9YwFY

Also during the Carnival week, we were delighted to welcome Emma Barton, who plays Honey Mitchell in BBC1's Eastenders, to our Fun Day in the Meadows, where she crowned our 2014 Carnival Princess Emilia Barrett and her attendants Kina Massey and Ella Baker (see below).

Emma Barton & Carnival Princess


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