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Navy Day 2006

Navy Day 2006. Each year a bottle of rum was paraded through the village to acknowledge the end of rum rations in the Royal Navy.
The Church would be dressed in flags with a naval message to the village. At the end of the parade a tot of rum was drunk with a toast to the Queen at the Queens Head Pub. Food, dance, fun and then fireworks followed.…

News report on the Village Carnival 1990

The Mercury and Advertiser News report on the Village Carnival dd 1990,

Camcorder footage of preparations on a Carnival Day in Stradbroke.

Date Unknown. Location - rear of Queens Head Public House.

Dan Dare - Carnival

Dan Dare - Carnival

Rev. David Streeter at the carnival

Rev. David Streeter at the carnival.

Carnival - Beano characters

Carnival - Beano characters

Stradbroke Carnival Floats 1986

Incorrectly labelled at a later date as Inter Village Sports, this home movie is from the mid to late eighties showing preparations for a carnival parade.

Mid Suffolk Inter-village Sports

A home movie of the Inter Village games. Towards the end of the video there is also some footage of the 1985 Carnival Floats and their parade.

Village Carnival 8th June 1990

Newspaper Reports of the Village Carnival held on 8th June 1990