Welcome to this webpage. As a lover of all things festive and fun, I'm thrilled to introduce you to the local carnival parades and scarecrow trails in towns and villages throughout the New Forest area during the Summer. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of vibrant colors, lively music, and a touch of enchantment.
As you explore this webpage and its associated albums, you'll discover the rich tapestry of local community traditions, showcased through annual carnival parades. Imagine streets adorned with bunting, flags, and here come the dazzling floats adorned with intricate decorations, and performers clad in dazzling costumes that transport you to a realm of pure joy. The air is filled with the infectious rhythms of marching bands, and the crowd is alive with excitement as they cheer on the procession. These parades bring together people of all ages, united in celebration and creating unforgettable memories.
Not only that, but these parades and scarecrow trails contribute to charitable causes, those who take part, give their time and expertise to raise money for worthy causes.
Alongside and separate from some carnival parades, there are the scarecrow trails, adding something extra to the festivities which run throughout July and August. As you follow the trail, which can lead you to locations you would never consider otherwise, you'll encounter an array of imaginative scarecrows, each one telling a story of its own. These delightful creations range from classic scarecrows donning farmers' attire to fantastical characters that spark the imagination such as King Kong or the Kingston Express. Prepare to be amazed by the skill and creativity of community members as they craft these scarecrows, each one adding a touch of charm to the area's landscape.
Whether you're a local resident or visitor, our webpage aims to immerse you in the magical world of the carnival parades and scarecrow trails of the New Forest area. As a New Forest photographer, I invite you to experience the enchantment firsthand. Plan your visit, mark your calendars, and come to enjoy as New Forest residents revel in the spirit of community, and artistic expression.
Here are, and sadly some former, Carnivals, with a Parade, and Scarecrow trails local to the New Forest area, Hampshire
Due to Covid-19, all parades were cancelled for 2020 and 2021, but a couple of scarecrow trails have gone ahead.
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