The OFFICIAL Hastings Old Town Carnival 2000 Pages




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Leah Newman does it again! !8 year Old Leah is our Carnival Queen again with this years princesses, Vicky Griffiths (right) and Lisa O'Connell Left

The Crowning Moment as Hastings Old Town Carnival President, John Hodgson, crowns Leah, Vicky and Lisa.

The Judges, from the left, Philip Elms, Editor of the Hastings Observer, Marion Hartley, Hastings First Old Town Carnival Queen and Kevin Boorman, Hastings' Marketing Manager.

The judges had an extremely difficult job, these are some of the unlucky entrants, from the left, Lucie Hide, Nicola Hills, Tracy Soan and Tracy Bryant

Hastings' Mayor, Jackie Dowling was there of course, seen here chatting with treasurer Ray Hafseth.


This years selection evening was once again held at the Hastings and St.Leonards Angling Association's Club House, and some of these pictures were posted within hours of the event, the rest took, erm...., a little longer

June 23rd saw the judging of the competition open to all schools in the area for the cover of Carnival Programme and the Old Town Carnival Posters (that's it at the top of the page) and it was won by Jamie Richardson (aged 9) of Westfield County Primary School.

The winning picture is held up by Hastings' Mayor, Jackie Dowling, other judges included (from left) Kevin Boorman, Hastings' Marketing Manager, Ion Castro, webmaster for and a member of Hastings Old Town Carnival Association, The Mayor, Jackie Dowling, Heidi Bossom, advertising manager for the Old Town Week Programme and a member of The Hastings Old Town Carnival Association (the ads allow us to supply the programme free)  and Penny Precious, Hastings Council's Arts Development Officer.

7/7/00 - Jamie receives his prize from treasurer Ray Hafseth while secretary Babs Muggridge shows off some of the Carnival Programmes 

All pictures and words (c) Ion Castro 2000, no reproduction in any form without prior consent in writing


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