New Milton Christmas Festival 2014

Pictures from New Milton Christmas 2014 - Saturday 29th November
256  Compere Jason Dean -with Councillors David Hawkins and Mel Kendal 259  The Mayor - Councillor David Hawkins opens the 2014 Festival 271  Lion John  Evans leads the 2014 Festival Parade 272  What a smart outfit !!
274  The Lions Club of New Milton organised the 2014 Festival Parade 275  With their "Winter Float" designed by Lion Nick Mussert 276  and built by members of The Lions Club 277  Amazing Things - Amazing People !!
278  The Ringwood Pipe Band 279  .. have led the Christmas Festival Parade for the last 3 years. 280 282  The Army Cadet Force not only played their part in the Parade but they also help steward the event.
284  Burley Wagon Rides 285  provided the trasnport for the Town, District and County Councillors 286 290  The Barton Sea Scoust were among the Youth Groups that were in the Parade
291  The Tardis appeared in New Milton on the 29th 294  The Friendly Dog Club from Barton on Sea 295  certainly excelled themselves in their Festive Costumes 296  both dogs and owners !!
300  Fred Dinenage hitches a lift with Father Christmas .. 301  or was it with Mrs Christmas !! 302  The Meridian Corps of Drums brought up the rear of the Parade 303  This was their first appearance in New Milton
304  ..and I am sure it won't be the last ! 313  A "New Milton Achiever" - Citizen of the Year 2014 - Bob Lowe is interviewed by Fred 319  The second "New Milton Achiever" - Jim Wilson was welcomed by Jason Dean 320  Jim - a double amputee from the Afghanistan conflict shows off his Invictus Games Gold Medal
323  The French Market ... 324  was once again a popular addition to the Christmas Festival 325  offering a wide range of food and other products from the Normany Region of France 328  Enjoyed by young and old alike.
329 330 331  See you again in 2015 on Saturday 28th November !!