Shirley Lions Carnival
THE carnival will be held on Saturday, July 7 with a Beach Party theme.
Carnival chairman Sophie Lees said: “Over the 40 years we have been organising the carnival it has beome an increasingly important event in the community calendar.
“There will be new attractions and traditional favourites.
Punch and Judy, a steel band, a limbo competition and a surfboard contest will feature. The event will also feature The Shirley Choir and the Animated Dance Academy.
Sophie said: “We hope to have a fun- filled day raising money for the Lions’ own projects as well as a mixture of local and national causes.”
It will begin at midday with an admission price of £ 1.
Anyone wanting a stall or ptich should contact the Lions on 0845 833 9547.