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Wombourne Carnival 2016

Wombourne Carnival 2016

Wombourne Carnival was a huge success this year and many people were overheard saying it was the best one they’d been to. The theme this year was the Great British Seaside.

According to the Express & Star article:

“The theme worked so well, we had sandpits to build sandcastles, swingboats, donkey rides, fish and chips – everything for a proper, classic great British day at the seaside.

“I think we had anything from 6,000 to 8,000 people turn out. Wombourne was full!

“I’m just so proud of everyone that has taken part and helped to make it such a success.”

Wombourne Online would like to congratulate the team involved and everyone that made the day possible. It’s a huge amount of preparation, planning and setting up.

The weather also helped.

Here is a quick video of Wombourne Carnival 2016 with highlights from this great day:

 

Wombourne Best Kept Village 60th Anniversary Year.

Wombourne Best Kept Village 60th Anniversary Year.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Community Council of Staffordshire’s Best Kept Village Competition. To celebrate, over 60 local villages are taking part in this years competition. Over those 60 years, the aim of the event has not changed. The competition has always been focused on residents having great pride in their local… Continue Reading

Wombourne Carnival back on for 2015

We’re excited to announce that Wombourne Carnival will be back this year on the first Sunday in July with a theme of “Wonderful World of Cinema”. With the insurance issues resolved the carnival will be taking place at the Civic Centre on Sunday 5th July and we are especially pleased that the much-loved Carnival Parade… Continue Reading

March Club of the Month

Wombourne Online has once again scoured the village to bring you a fantastic club or group that you or your family can get involved in. This month its all for those singing, dancing, budding actors and actresses out there… Vales academy offers musical theatre for girls and boys aged 7-11. The company aims bring the… Continue Reading

Opportunities for local Craft Businesses

Throughout this year, Betty’s Courtyard in Wombourne is hosting a variety of Craft Fairs, providing great opportunities for local craft people to have a stall and sell items during these events. These are proving to be very popular and continued interest in crafting and vintage items has meant these events have been planned through 2015.… Continue Reading