#CountryKids – Uckfield Carnival

This week’s CountryKids involves the Uckfield carnival.
Every year in the first week of September the town hosts it’s carnival with the main highlight being a torch light parade through the town. During the afternoon they do a children’s parade with the various schools dressing up, which in the future will no doubt include Aly.


The main part of the carnival takes part in the evening, so we got the girls ready and headed out to watch the show. Both the girls had their purses fully of change to put in the various collection pots including their favourite which was dressed up like an Angry Bird.

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The real favourite was the fire torches that went right past them.



Even Jack Sparrow made an appearance

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By the end of the evening the girls we’re so tired it didn’t take them long to fall asleep.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall



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  • Gretta Schifano

    September 14, 2013 at 8:34 am Reply

    This looks like fun. I wonder why it happens at this time of year?

    • Kelly

      September 14, 2013 at 4:46 pm Reply

      It’s the start of bonfire season Gretta 🙂 Very big tradition and taken very seriously around these parts!

  • LauraCYMFT

    September 14, 2013 at 10:26 am Reply

    Wow, that looks fantastic!

  • Sarah MumofThree World

    September 14, 2013 at 11:24 am Reply

    It looks fab with all of those lit torches!

  • Kim Carberry

    September 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm Reply

    Ohh that looks fab!

  • Coombe Mill (Fiona)

    September 14, 2013 at 3:32 pm Reply

    What a great event to start the season with, it shows lovely community spirit. Thanks for linking up and sharing with Country Kids.

  • Kelly

    September 14, 2013 at 3:52 pm Reply

    Another Uckfielder!
    Small world!

  • Jaime Oliver

    September 14, 2013 at 3:56 pm Reply

    this looks amazing 🙂

  • Jennypaulin

    September 14, 2013 at 7:21 pm Reply

    carnival nights are always fun because there is so much to see. i think our locsal one is soon – have not taken the boys yet x

  • Lisa Buckland

    September 14, 2013 at 7:50 pm Reply

    that is an exciting looking parade! reminds me of the stonehaven fireball festival that is up here.

  • ♫ Alison M ♪

    September 15, 2013 at 6:27 am Reply

    That looks fabulous and very exciting

  • Susan Mann

    September 15, 2013 at 8:33 am Reply

    I don’t think I’ve ever been to a carnival. I must fix that, this looks fun x

  • TheBoyandMe

    September 16, 2013 at 12:39 am Reply

    The Boy is yet to encounter a carnival like this, looks like it was great fun. I bet the torch procession was quite amazing to watch?

  • The Puffin Diaries

    September 17, 2013 at 5:49 pm Reply

    We have a a carnival parade at the beginning of summer but I like the idea of a torch lit one, quite jealous.

  • Happy Homebird

    September 19, 2013 at 9:39 pm Reply

    This looks amazing, I would love this so much.

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