Record crowds to Manea Gala

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Record crowds went along to support the 60th Manea Gala.

Organisers estimate that 3,500 to 4,000 people went along to the event on Saturday.

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Up to eight floats along with a procession of tractors, vintage cars and bikes wound their way around the village.

Manea Community Primary School children waved to the crowds from their 1950s style float.

Champion go kart racers Ellie Lawrence and Sam Houghton also featured in the parade.

The Vander Brothers, who had previously appeared on Britain’s Got Talent, brought their wheel of death to the event along with the 360 Mountain Bike Display team.

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The fun programme also included six live musical acts in the evening.

Gala chairman Kevin Keil said: “It was a fantastic day with record crowds.”

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