Ledbury Carnival 2009 - Programme of Events


Carnival Programme
TV Carnival
Monday 31st August 2009 : 11am to 6pm

Stalls in the High Street, Giant Inflatable in St Katherines Car Park, Fun Fair in Bye Street/St Katherines

Carnival Procession - 12 noon to 1:15pm. Arrive High Street approx 12:30. Please arrive by 12:20.
Will consist of Marching Bands, Colourful Floats and Fancy Dress
From Ledbury Rugby Club to Ledbury Primary School


High Street Stage Featuring Hereford Hospital Radio

 1:30pm Bobs Full House (Rock Band)
3pm Girls Alouder (Tribute Band)
4:30pm Tamakaze (Indie Rock Band)

Prize Draw to be held at 5pm

St. Katherine's Car Park Stage

No Timing at present. Starts at 1:30pm

Fizz (The Clown)
Leadon Vale Line Dancers (2 performances)
2 Left Feet (2 performances)
Susie's Dance School
Britannia Majorettes
St Andrews Pipe Band
Tommy Cooper Tribute Act

Town Crier and Friends
Carnival Princess and Her Attentants
(Emma Warren with Attendants Agata Witkowska and Dani Fleck)
Family Funfair

Guild of Herefordshire Craftsmen (Market House) - FREE
Forest of Dean Craft Guild (St Katherine's Hall) - FREE
Annual Horticultural Show (Community Hall) - 50p

Park and Ride available from the Car Boot Car Park opposite the Rugby Ground to Bye Street
All town car parks will be closed during the day.
It will be running this year 2009
*Pictures come from previous year carnival

Programmes are available by going to Ledbury Tourist and Information Centre in St Katherine's, The Texaco garage in the Homend and various locations around town. There will be draw tickets at 1 each, available on the day at the Carnival Information Desk situated next to St Katherine's hall and and on the Saturday Mornings near the Market House leading up to the carnival.

Road Closure from 7am on Bank Holiday Monday to include the High Street, Bye Street, New Street from Somerfield to Top Cross, the Homend from Eager Electrical to High Street.

During the procession, the following roads will be closed temporarily to traffic. (Approx times)

12:00 - 12:10 : From Rugby Ground to Countrywide Roundabout
12:05 - 12:15 Countrywide Roundabout.
12:10 - 13:00 The Whole of New Street to Somerfield. No through road to Worcester along New Street
12:30 - 12:50 Top Cross from Worcester to Gloucester road (No more than 15 minute delay)
12:35- 13:10 The Homend from Tesco to the High Street
12:50 - 13:15 Orchard Lane from Tesco to Ledbury Primary

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