Canvey Carnival in the early 1980s

Photos by Paul Judge

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Carnival Queen

Thanks to Paul Judge for allowing the Archive to publish these pictures

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    Safety belts had not long been introduced in cars, hence the snappy slogan. Someone had a friend with a flatbed truck. The chairman in a bowler hat played an oldfashioned photographer with a mock-up plate camera, so he could disappear under the hood when the pennies came flying…
    There’s our daughter Tess in a long, flowery dress.
    And I am there and the ‘Girl of the Year’
    And we’ve still got the chair…
    Ooops, I’ve come over all lyrical with the memories. Robert

    By Robert Hallmann (04/06/2009)

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