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Peel becomes 'carnival city'

Peel becomes 'carnival city' today (Sunday).

Large crowds are expected to descend for an action-packed programme of entertainment - after months of planning.

Fire eaters, uni-cyclists, stilt walkers and jugglers wil provide the street entertainment while the beach becomes the kids zone. That's away from the stunning sand sculpture of Peel Castle!

The Grand Parade will feature decorated flotas, adults and kids' fancy dress, two samba bands and classic cars.

The day begins with a sandcastle competition for children and a lavish firework display brings the carnical to a close tonight (10.30pm).

Chairman of the Carnival committee Ian Baker says they're building on last year's success:

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