Skegness Carnival Receives Funding from Lincolnshire Coastal Bid
Skegness Carnival Parade Funding
The Lincolnshire Coastal Destination BID/ Visit Lincs Coast are delighted to announce that they are to fund the Skegness Carnival parade.The voluntary run carnival committee has been awarded the sum of £5,460 to pay for traffic management, LIVES First aid and 4 marching bands for the parade.The Board of Directors were keen to see the annual parade take place as it’s such an important event for the whole town. This funding will ensure this year’s carnival parade takes place as there were fears that this year’s parade may have to be cancelled due to lack of funding.
Lisa Collins, BID Manager says “we are delighted to be funding this year’s carnival parade, it’s an important event for the whole town, from businesses to community groups who enjoy taking part in the annual parade.It significantly boosts visitor numbers and local businesses really benefit from this annual event, with many accommodation providers booked up yearly in advance. We have a great working relationship with the hardworking carnival committee and we are pleased that we have been able to step in and help this year.”