Booking are being taken from local charities, organisations or small businesses who would like a stall on the field and from any organisation that would like to have a float in the parade. The relevant contact details are listed below.
To Book a stall – Judith Wallace 01925 765632 or Rachael Browning 01925 762851
To book a float in the parade – Peter McCartney 07703 363201
Any other enquiries – Merron Mitchell 01925 764500
Croft Carnival Queen 2017
Eight year old Evie Twist joins Olivia as this years’ Carnival Princess. Evie is in year 3 at Croft Primary School. In her spare time Evie enjoys swimming, reading and attending Brownies. Evie’s attendants are Jessica Larley and Louisa Young.
Carnival Rosebud is 4 years old Alice Maloney. Alice attends Croft Primary School, where she is in Reception class. Her Hobbies include gymnastics and dancing. Alice is following in the steps of her older sister who was Carnival Rosebud in 2016. Alice’s attendants are Georgina Goulden and Sophie Bellas. The Crown Bearers for 2017 are 6 year old Leo Goulden and Isaac Mitchell and 8 years old Harry Holme.
This years’ Carnival Grandparent is Ernest Rudd. 90 year old Ernest lives in Winwick. He has two daughters and four grandchildren, with one of his daughters and two grandchildren living in Croft. Ernest keeps himself busy, he is Chairman of the Winwick Over sixties club, the local Homewatch co-ordinator and has been a Sidesman at Winwick Parish Church for over 30 years. He is a keen Crown green bowler and loves to Morris Dance when the situation arises (he persuaded a group to take part whilst on a cruise on the Yangtze river!)
Leading this year’s Carnival will be 2016 retiring Queen Laela Sakhi, Princess Sophia Gregory and Rosebud Emily Maloney, who have all had a busy and enjoyable year attending their various engagements in the village.
Croft Carnival Committee look forward to seeing everyone on the day and have their fingers crossed the sun will shining. As well as benefiting many local charities, Croft Carnival is a great village occasion loved by both Croft residents and the many visitors from outside the village who come along every year. The committee would like to thank all the Sponsors, helpers and Croft Parish Council for their continued support.