Hundreds line the streets for popular Sway Carnival

Bournemouth Echo: Hundreds line the streets for popular Sway Carnival Hundreds line the streets for popular Sway Carnival

A VILLAGE went carnival crazy as residents celebrated an outpouring of community spirit.

Groups based in the Sway area pulled together to ensure that the annual carnival was a huge success.

Hundreds of people lined the streets as a colourful procession of floats made its way through the parish.

The theme of this year’s procession was myths and legends, which gave villagers plenty of scope to let their imaginations run riot.

The varied collection of entries set off from Jubilee Field and took about an hour to complete their journey around the village.

Last year’s carnival raised £994 for charity, more than double the figure recorded the previous year.

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