Second Ever Beckworth Carnival On Next Week

Breaking Carnival news just in… Despite trying to gain a last minute court injunction, the local council have caved into requests to try once again to have a West Indian carnival in the streets of Beckworth… You may remember a few years ago the first Beckworth Carnival (the town’s first since medieval times) was launched in timely recognition of the town’s vibrant West Indian community moving from the West Indies. What had been hoped would grow to become a very untrendy version of Notting Hill, without the sound systems, crowds and floats but still with plenty of fun the whole family, unfortunately cost too much to put on again. that is, until this year when Chinese company Huawei offered to sponsor it in exchange for placing 1000ft pilons in the town…