Whitehaven Rum Festival 2000

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As the smugglers were marched around town they were joined by a Caribbean carnival parade. The parade expressed the story of the rum trade from the Caribbean to Whitehaven.

carnival drummersblue carnival costumes

Local school kids worked with Wyrd arts at the Rosehill barn to create some magnificent costumes.

whitehaven news costumeship costume

The carnival majors in large spectacular costumes lead each section including this Whitehaven News costume and a fully rigged sailing ship.

orange drumsdolphin costume

Other sections showed the Caribbean and the sea. With most of the participants enjoying it as much as the crowd.

girl wavingboy soldier costume

girl red headressgirl dancing

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