Carnival fever enjoyed at fun day

The Mayor and Mayoress of South Tyneside caught carnival fever at this year's Hedworthfield Fun Day.

Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 3:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 4:28 pm
The Mayor and Mayoress of South Tyneside with children at the Hedworthfield Fun Day.

Families flocked to the free event which saw its biggest ever turnout last Saturday.

There was a feast of activities and entertainment on offer, including craft stalls, a funfair, a miniature zoo and demonstrations.

The highlight of this year’s event was a spectacular carnival, staged by performance production company The Creative Seed.

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The Mayor, Councillor Alan Smith, said: “It was a fabulous day with something for people of all ages to enjoy.

“We were blessed with good weather and there was a really great turnout.”

The annual Fun Day is part of the Jarrow Festival, which sees community events and activities happening at venues across the town over a 10-day period.