Tag Archives: Gloucester Carnival

Gloucester Carnival God-Botherers

Gloucester has an annual carnival which, until recently, had been diminishing in size until the point that it looked like the whole thing should be knocked on its head and put out of its misery. The biggest contingent of the … Continue reading

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Gloucester Carnival – Spirit of 2012

Over recent years Gloucester Carnival had become a shadow of its former self; a lorry or two, a few enthusiastic youth dance groups and an ever-growing rag-tag tail of god-botherers. No offence to those who did make the effort and … Continue reading

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Gloucester Mardi Gras

If you didn’t go to the Gloucester Tall Ships festival last year you missed out on a treat. It was an excellent event which everyone seemed to enjoy enormously, and if that wasn’t enough a new report suggests it brought … Continue reading

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A City To Be Proud Of

It’s been quite a summer in Gloucester. Just over a month ago we had the brilliant Rhythm & Blues Festival, which over its first weekend coincided with the Gloucester Carnival, the Quay’s Food Festival and the New Inn Open Day; … Continue reading

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Gloucester Carnival

Yesterday I spent a very pleasant afternoon at Gloucester Carnival. Or, to be more precise, I spent a very pleasant afternoon in Gloucester Park prior to the carnival. It was a lovely sunny afternoon and the park was thronged with … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop the Carnival

I apologise for the late arrival of this blog. The debate about the cancellation of Gloucester Carnival began a week ago, but I have been too busy to get to write about it. You see, I have had a bigger … Continue reading

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