Entries by Nick Head


This week in our Throwback Thursday, back on 25th August 1984 Official: Ray Parker Jr. released ‘Ghostbusters’, the self titled theme song to the monster hit movie. The song was number 1 for 3 weeks on the billboard top 100, charted at number 2 in the UK and was one of the first movie-themed videos […]

TKE Sponsors Saffron Walden Carnival

Saffron Walden Round Table are delighted that T K E Landscaping have agreed to sign up as a 8DayWeekend Carnival Partner for the towns showcase event next July. Along with many of the traditional events such as the procession, thought to be the 2nd largest in the UK, and a golf day being planned, 2020 […]

Opening Night of 2011’s 8DayWeekend

This week in our Throwback Thursday, we go back to the Opening Night of 2011’s 8DayWeekend Back on the 18th August 2003, Lemar released his second single Dance (With U) becoming a big hit in the United Kingdom peaking at number two of the singles charts as well as charting high in New Zealand, Ireland, […]

The first carnival in 1958

This week in our Throwback Thursday, we go back to the beginning and the first carnival in 1958 and the reveal of the programme of events in the Saffron Walden Weekly News, and in the second picture you can see a year later in 1959 the Carnival was then moved from September’s date to July. […]

Saffron Walden Building Society

Saffron Building Society has agreed to join the roster of local support for the Saffron Walden Round Table Carnival 8DayWeekend 2020 by signing up as an official sponsor of the event. Commenting on the announcement, Claire Hunnable, Senior Executive Assistant & Community Business Partner said: “We are delighted to be a Carnival Partner again for […]

Tony Hadley

This week in our Throwback Thursday, we go back to 2005 and the final night where Tony Hadley performed at the 8 Day Weekend on the final Night. Back in 29th of July 1983 the song ‘Gold’ by Spandau Ballet hit the charts. The song was one of their biggest hits, reaching number two in […]

Harts Business Solutions

8DayWeekend continues to gain momentum ready for next July as the 2nd Partnership is announced this week. Harts Business Solutions, part of the Bluefish Group, confirmed their support of the event with Zoe Robinson, Head of Regional Sales commenting, “Harts are pleased to support the Saffron Walden Carnival 8DayWeekend and Saffron Walden Round Table. We […]

Saffron Walden Carnival Tour de France

This week’s Throwback Thursday, we are in theme with the end of the Tour De France this weekend, and looking back at the extraordinary scenes created by the public as the Tour went from Cambridge to London via Saffron Walden on the 7th July 2014 during 8DayWeekend In the clip from ITV News, you can […]

Sell out S-Club

Today’s Throwback Thursday we go back just two years to the 2017 8DayWeekend, to a photo taken after the sold-out S Club and 5ive final night! Saffron Walden Round Table is currently at 20 members, but without the generosity of the people who volunteer their own personal time and hard work, the 8DayWeekend wouldn’t be […]

Tela Digital Agency

Saffron Walden Round Table are delighted to announce that local digital agency Tela – Digital Agency has signed up to become the first Carnival Partner of next year’s 8DayWeekend. Tela, which operates from offices on Hill Street, was the first to approach and offer support. Having witnessed the success of the 8 Day Weekend in […]

Carnival 8 Day Weekend Chairman

Introducing your Carnival 8 Day Weekend Chairman Nick Head. Despite his best intentions that 2017 was to be his last 8 Day Weekend, Nick is leading this exciting event. Nick is known to many as the face of Carnival by being compere and introducing the various acts on stage, however, he has also been a […]

Carnival Procession 2011

Welcome to our 1st 8 Day Weekend Throw Back Thursday where we take a dive into the 60+ years of the Saffron Walden Round Table Carnival. Today we go back to the Carnival Procession 2011, the theme was heroes and local photographer Celia Bartlett caught this fantastic exchange between Spider-man having a face-off with the […]