Came the day

The South Oxhey Carnival 1957

A float in South Oxhey Carnival 1957
Ken Upson
A float in South Oxhey Carnival 1957
Ken Upson
The Carnival Queen 1957
Ken Upson
South Oxhey Carnival 1957
Ken Upson
The DVD cover
by Beverley Small


The South Oxhey Carnival of 1957 took place in August. 

The Procession

The procession started at the top of Hayling Road and proceeded along many others including Gosforth Lane, Muirfield Road and Prestwick Road, and leading back to the fairground.  The Carnival Queen was crowned at a ceremony in the fairground on the edge of the golf course off Hayling Road.


A film of the carnival was uncovered by the Three Rivers Museum Trust and was loaned to the “Celebration of South Oxhey” project in 2006, and a DVD was created.

For more information on the DVD contact

Three Rivers Museum,  Basing House, High Street, Rickmansworth, WD3 1 HP, tel: 01923 775882

This page was added on 18/10/2010.

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