‘There are still two weeks to go until the end of the school year, but for many kids Friday July 8th 2011 will be remembered as symbolising the end of an educational era: the transition from primary to secondary school. This is because, for the tenth year running, parents' group Patina have set up the madcap, exuberant, colourful and extremely noisy 'moving on' parade. As ever, hundreds of kids from primary schools in and around Lewes will parade down the High Street in their imaginative costumes, this year themed, appropriately enough, 'Let's Party'. ‘[www.vivalewes.com]
The Moving On parade comes past my front door on its way to the High Street. Here are a small collection of photos I took to give you a flavour of this wonderful event. Beat boxes in prams pumping out hi-volume disco, rock and funk music. The kids love it. Fantastic colours and energy. And the rain held off for the parade !