Newport Carnival & Fete
In Aid Of The Royal Gwent Hospital 1923

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Pathe News Description:
Item title reads - Newport's fete and carnival in aid of Royal Gwent Hospital. Wales.
M/S as a float passes down the street covered in flowers and people. M/S of one float with the queen of the carnival on it. Children parade down the street, followed by a float covered in flowers. M/S of a boxing match, M/S of the procession taken from one of the floats. M/S of the queen of the carnival in crown and veil, the camera pans across to other girls in regal costume.

No soundtrack.

Most of film shot in Westgate Square, but near the end it appears to move to a new location. Can you make out where this is? Nice pan of some of the participants at the end.


Newport Past Gallery