On 13 June 1923, Brighton Carnival opened. Carnivals have traditionally been unruly events, playfully inverting the norms of everyday life. Brighton Carnival was no exception, and this was celebrated in the programme.
Brighton Carnival, 1923.
Issued by the decree of King Carnival, in which he sets forth in order his wishes
For the Enjoyment,
Happiness of his
During his irresponsible reign,
13th, 14th, 15th & 16th June, 1923.