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The Lost Carnival Revealed

The Lost Carnival Revealed

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On Bank Holiday Sunday we went to The Lost Carnival at Burrs Country Park in Bury and it was brilliant.  Even though I had read one of our writers posts on Friday I still didn’t know what to expect. The post had said it was Weirdly Wonderful and I agree, that totally sums it up.  For me it was also a theatrical re-creation of a Victorian Circus with a modern twist.

The evening itself was relaxed, it was fun, it was a bit dark at times, it was colourful, it was theatrical and and it was easy to manage.  We had 8 kids between us at the event between 2 and 8 and they all really enjoyed it. The whole event was so visual that I will let the photos show try and explain our experience.

We all watched the acrobatics in amazement, the kids had their fears eaten by a fear eater (aka scary lady), we had our fortunes told and we danced to a band in the second field; oh and we chanted:

Step inside our little world,
a place where magic will unfurl

Open up your eyes and see,
what is now and used to be

Feats of strength, fortunes told,
juggling clowns from days of old

Save our show, with this rhyme,
a carnival that’s lost in time.

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Baby Isabella

Saturday 6th of June 2015

Your photos are beautiful! So sad we missed it! Thanks for sharing! #CountryKids

Tin Box Traveller

Saturday 6th of June 2015

Wow, this looks amazing. Great pictures. It reminds me of a show I saw at Winchester Hat Fair a few years ago. Crazy, weird and wonderful all in one #CountryKids

Sarah Christie

Thursday 4th of June 2015

It looks really intriguing and spooky, your photos are so beautiful Karen, I love them it looks like a fab day x

Karen (@karenjwhitlock)

Tuesday 2nd of June 2015

This looks amazing!! I would have loved to have been able to go to something like this. Looks like lots of fun - and I love all your photos. Thanks for joining us on #SummerDays this week

everything Mummy

Monday 1st of June 2015

Love the photos karen especially the feather boa one #sundaystars x

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