Newport Carnival & Fete
In Aid Of The Royal Gwent Hospital 1938

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Pathe News Description:
Various shots of a carnival procession in aid of the Royal Gwent Hospital. Decorated floats pass down the streets as large crowds of people watch and cheer. Long lines of children in 18th century costume follow a 'Cinderella' / Egyptian themed float.

Once again the fate of the Royal Gwent Hospital is made secure by a fete that brings crowds to the streets and money to the coffers. This year the procession is more spectacular than ever. In the great cause of charity the historic town goes gay and slightly gaga… but as the hospital is at the end of the road what does it matter… so let the cavalcade go on!

Good views of High Street.


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