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