Ledbury Carnival 2010 - Programme of Events


Carnival Programme
Travel and Transport
Monday 30th August 2010 : 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.
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 Reinforced (Local Band)
2:45pm Take That (Tribute Band)
4:30pm Dynamos (Indie Rock Band)

Prize Draw to be held at 5pm

St. Katherine's Car Park Stage

1:40pm Puppet Show
2:10pm Scottish Pipe Band
2:50pm Magic Show
3:20pm Strictly Dance School
4pm Puppet Show
4:30pm Samba Band
5pm Magic Show

Town Crier and Friends
Carnival Princess and Her Attentants
(Charlotte Jeffreys-Hall with Attendants Karla Alvear and Isabella Bills-Geddes)
Family Funfair

Guild of Herefordshire Craftsmen (Market House) - FREE
Forest of Dean Craft Guild (St Katherine's Hall) - FREE
Flower and Vegetable 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 2010
*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 Co-operative 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 Co-operative. No through road to Worcester along New Street
12:30 - 12:50 Top Cross from Worcester to Gloucester road (No more than 20 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

Please note, due to one of the float this year is longer than permitted to turn left at top cross, the float will require to reverse back from Worcester road to the Southend and back down the High Street. Where possible, do not block this area during the procession

NOTE : There is an error in the Carnival Wordsearch. Aeroplane is not on the grid. Entries will still be accepted.

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