We couldn't put it better than @hoxtonhandmade:
Ah, the perfect hashtag to brighten up your mid-afternoon slump -#ukipcarnival— hoxton (@hoxtonhandmade) May 20, 2014
Ukip held a 'carnival' in Croydon on Tuesday afternoon. And it was as good an idea as it sounds.
From the steel band who refused to play once they'd realised who they'd been booked for...
— South London AF (@SouthLondonAF) May 20, 2014
...to the non-appearance of Nigel Farage himself...
...we think it's fair to say that the whole thing was a farce. Here are just some of our favourite funny tweets about it so far - we'll update the slideshow as and when more come in: