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Big carnival supporter goes dressed as Jimmy Cricket! 150 150 mhamer

Big carnival supporter goes dressed as Jimmy Cricket!

Hi folks what a lovely funny story which was posted on 23rd June 2023, thank you to 'The St Ives Times & Echo' for covering the article regarding Philip (Thomas) who has been supporting his local Hayle carnival for the last 40 yrs dressed as a tribute act, me! 😆#keepvarietyalive

A man has received a special certificate for decades of support for a local carnival – dressed as Jimmy Cricket!

Philip Thomas got the award for his 40 years of contributions to Hayle Carnival at the 2023 event in June.

Hayle is a port town in west Cornwall, about five miles from St Ives.

The St Ives Times & Echo News reported on the carnival award (below).

Famous funnyman Jimmy posted on social media: “Hi folks, what a lovely funny story posted on 23rd June 2023.

“Thank you to The St Ives Times & Echo for covering the article regarding Philip (Thomas) who has been supporting his local Hayle carnival for the last 40 yrs dressed as a tribute act, me!”

Hi folks what a lovely funny story which was posted on 23rd June 2023, thank you to 'The St Ives Times & Echo' for covering the article regarding Philip (Thomas) who has been supporting his local Hayle carnival for the last 40 yrs dressed as a tribute act, me! 😆#keepvarietyalive

Philip is seen receiving the certificate from Hayle Deputy Mayor, Councillor June Lawrenson-Reid.

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