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Torquay’s Christmas Carnival set to return to town

torquay-christmas-carnivalTorquays’s Christmas parade and carnival will take place on Saturday, November 19, it has been confirmed.
The festive procession through the town centre made a successful return last year after a five-year absence.
It is once again being organised by the Bay’s ‘Mr Christmas’ Steve Holdup, from Torbay Display, and Torbay Carnival director Mike Bailey.

Mr Holdup has confirmed that they have secured at least three big floats from Bridgwater, as well as carnival queens and many local groups.
The procession will meet at Lymington Road coach station at 4.45pm before travelling through Torre, Union Street, Fleet Street and around the harbourside, finishing by Torquay Pavilion.

TORQUAY’S Christmas parade and carnival will take place on Saturday, November 19, it has been confirmed.

The festive procession through the town centre made a successful return last year after a five-year absence.

It is once again being organised by the Bay’s ‘Mr Christmas’ Steve Holdup, from Torbay Display, and Torbay Carnival director Mike Bailey.

Mr Holdup has confirmed that they have secured at least three big floats from Bridgwater, as well as carnival queens and many local groups.
The procession will meet at Lymington Road coach station at 4.45pm before travelling through Torre, Union Street, Fleet Street and around the harbourside, finishing by Torquay Pavilion.

Mr Holdup said: “Both of us were bowled over by its return last year and the thousands of people that packed Torquay.
“The work of so many that helped make it happen was rewarded with the enthusiasm of the crowds.
“Having spent many years making it all happen at Christmas, and with the resounding success of last year’s showpiece carnival, we had the public contacting us asking to repeat this spectacular event.

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