Soham Carnival back with a bang on bank holiday Monday

Soham Carnival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Soham Carnival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

The fun-filled annual Soham Carnival and Heavy Horse Show returns for its 62nd running on bank holiday Monday.

Soham Carnival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Soham Carnival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Organised by the Soham Benevolent Association, the carnival and show is being held on the town’s recreation ground, in Fountain Lane.

Confirmed for this year’s event are Moto Stunts International, who will performing a range of motorcycle, quad bike and car stunt shows in the main arena after the heavy horse show finishes at 1pm.

There will be displays by a dog search and rescue team, BMX and scooter competitions, a live music stage, magic and majorette displays, stalls, inflatables, a bar, barbecue and more.

The Townsperson of the Year competition was held again this year and the winner will be presented with a trophy at the carnival.


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The traditional carnival parade will leave from Qua Fen Common and run from Townsend through High Street and arrive in the main arena at 1.30pm, where judging will take place.

If you are interested in having a float, stall or have any questions, email carnival@soham.org.uk or contact Kim Botting on 01353 624493.

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