The 1960 Carnival procession, including a marching band.
Passing (left to right, on left side of road), 42 Newland Street (Spurge, with three sets of windows), 40 Newland Street (two-storey), the George public house (36 Newland Street), and (on right side of road), 35 Newland Street (Woolworth). Also includes in background 18 Newland Street (Whitehall cinema). Includes spectators.
The Carnival Queen was nearly late, and one of the bands didn’t arrive till towards the end, but it was a successful day – see the Braintree and Witham Times, 23 June 1960.
There are quite a number of photos of this 1960 Carnival, for which see M360 to M364, M426, M835 and M836, and M990 to M992
|Photographer||Braintree and Witham Times|
|Date taken||18 June 1960|
|Source||Braintree and Witham Times|