A feast of festivities for revellers in Godmanchester over gala weekend

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Thousands of people enjoyed a packed weekend of festivities in Godmanchester as the town played host to the annual gala day and picnic in the park.

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A parade featuring classic cars, floats, minibuses, and a marching band kicked things off on Saturday, with hundreds of people lining the route and waving flags.

The parade even featured Hohefeld Fanfarenzug, special guests from Godmanchester's German twin town, Wertheim, who marched with drums and trumpets from Judith's Field to the recreation ground.

Saturday also saw live music, twirling displays, a disco, and duck race, while the Comrades Club played host to a real ale festival.

Spirits were still high the following morning for the picnic in the park event, which saw visitors to the recreation ground enjoy a full day of live musical entertainment.

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant


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The line-up featured a primary schools' choir, soul, rock, and indie acts, before the event was brought to a close by Dave Springfield, a Rod Stewart tribute act.

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT

The Godmanchester Gala. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

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