TQ8209 : Float at Old Town Carnival 2010

near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

Float at Old Town Carnival 2010
Float at Old Town Carnival 2010
Old Town Carnival
Held in Hastings Old Town in late July or in August, the Carnival week lasts for 9 days with a weekend finale of a parade on Saturday starting at the Rock-A-Nore Road, a fancy dress pram race on the same evening.

Other events include Hastings strongest man and woman competition, best dressed shop window, various exhibitions and guided tours, live music, to name but a few things.

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Rock-a-Nore Road
A short dead end road at the Eastern side of the Old Town, Rock-a-Nore Road sits at the base of East Hill.

To the North side of the road are fish and chips shops, cafés and restaurants. Mid way along is the entrance to the East Hill Lift, Funicular Railway. A new hotel is also under construction.

To the South side is the Jerwood Gallery, fishing net huts, fish mongers, a museum in an old chapel, and at the end of the road is an aquarium.

Leading off the end of the road is a large car park.

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