|Rushden Carnival Fete Officials
Chairman: Mr. H.W. Catlin.
Vice-chairman: Mr. B. Palmer.
Secretary: Mrs. P.M. Catlin.
Treasurer: Mr. A.E. Goulsbra (Lloyds Bank)
Organising committee: Messrs. A. Timpson, L. Reeves, D. Bird, J. Osborne, C. Jeffries, D.C. Swindall.
General committee: Comprising of Representatives from various Voluntary Organisations and Industries in the town.
Publicity Agent: Mr. C. Jeffries.
Amplifying Arrangements by: Mr. G. Morgan.
Announcer Mr. A. Timpson.
Siting arrangements: Royal Naval Services Association.
St. John’s Ambulance Brigade will be in attendance with a First Aid Post.
Gates manned by British Legion (Men’s Section)
R.A.O.B. Queen Victoria Lodge and R.A. Association.
Help also given by Rushden Boy Scouts and Boys’ Brigade.
All Carnival Fete Meetings were held this year in the Queen Victoria Hotel courtesy of the management.
Police Dog Demonstration (by kind permission of the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire.
Police Dog Demonstration by Kim and Karl.
Emperor of Catchgate (Kim) born 20th November 1960, a black and gold and sable male Alsatian, mainly of the Aronbel line. Handled by P.C. Clamping.
Sphynx of Aycliffe (Karl) born 11th October 1961, a black and gold Alsatian, mainly of the Britlas line. Handled by P.C. Edge.
7 A-side Rugby - Rushden and Higham R.F.C.
Fire fighting display Northants County Fire Brigade.
Rushden and District Query Motor Club.
Blue Orchids Carnival Band.
Rushden Secondary Modern Girls’ School - Bicycle Belles.
Judo demonstration. Rushden Youth Club.
Tennis match arranged by Rushden Town Tennis Club.
Afternoon concert by
Rushden Temperance Band.
Evening Dancing to
Jack Lantsbery & His Jazzmen
In the Tea Marquee
8.30pm to 10.30pm. Admission 1/-
Organised by Rushden Round Table.
1.00pm Parade will assemble at Spencer Park.
1.15pm Judging will commence.
2.15pm Parade will proceed from Spencer Park via Washbrook Road, Oakley, Wellingborough Road, Church Street, High Street to Spencer Park.
The parade will include Combined Rushden Town and Mission Bands, the “Rushden Carnival Queen of Industry” and her attendants and Children’s and Adults’ Fancy Dress Parade etc.
2.30pm Stalls and Exhibition open.
3.30pm Approximate arrival of Parade in Spencer Park.
4.00pm Presentation of Prizes by the Queen.
Treble Chance, Balloons and Spinner: Toc H.
Skittles: Rushden Town F.C.
Cake stall: Ladies Circle.
Rushden Concord Motor Club.
Hot Dog Stall: R.A.F. Association.
Treasure Hunt and Lucky Dip: St. Crispin’s T.G.
H.W. Chapman Ltd.
Jolly Jack’s Stall: R.N. Services Association.
Bottle stall: Inner Wheel.
Wellingborough and District Radio and Television Society.
Soft Drinks and Crisps: Central Townswomen’s Guild
Fancy Stall: British Legion (Women’s Section.)
Milk Bar: Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Teas available throughout the day: B.L. (Ladies.)
Ice Cream: Mr. F. Hales.
|Exhibition Tent 1
The Nene Valley Camera Club (R.C.S. Education Department) and the Rushden & District Photographic Society present an Exhibition of Black and White Photography and Colour Slides.
Let us take your photographs prints ready the same day,
Two studios will be at your disposal.
Glamour and Baby portraits a speciality!
Studios open 1.30pm to 9.00pm approximately.
Have you a lucky face? If yours is the face we choose from some of our crowd shots you will win a cash prize of 10/-
White Elephant Stall.
Rushden Committee for Mentally Handicapped Children.
Organised by Rushden Secondary Modern Boys’ School.
We aim to make this show for the ordinary grower. A family show. Won’t you help us make it a success and have a little fun yourselves? If you have never exhibited before you are not the only one.
25 classes. Flowers and Vegetables.
Entry forms available from
Mr. Street, 39 Hall Avenue or from the School.
|Exhibition Tent 2
Children’s handicraft Exhibition organised by Rushden Centre W.V.S.
Classes range from: Handiwork to Wild Flower Arrangements
See handbills for details.
There will be a Miniature Railway running in Spencer Park. Kindly loaned by Mr. Hamblin (Senior)