VIDEO: Taste of Rio comes to Mansfield

The Carnival came to Mansfield this weekend with Olympic and Paralympic celebrations.

Mansfield’s Market Place was transformed into Rio yesterday (Saturday, September 24) with carnival drummers, a Brazilian Samba dance workshop, Covent Garden Street Entertainer and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu demonstration.

Mansfield Market Rio Day.
Paralympians, Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw sign autographs for Chris Foreman and Sarah Williams.

Mansfield Market Rio Day. Paralympians, Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw sign autographs for Chris Foreman and Sarah Williams.

Paralympians Ollie Hynd MBE and Charlotte Henshaw were also there doing autograph signings.

And there was was fun for all the family with a medal making craft activity and mini tennis sessions.