Ledbury Carnival


Welcome to the Official Ledbury Carnival website. Here you will find pictures from past carnivals including the 2015 carnival.

Here are pictures from the Ledbury Carnival, which takes place every August Bank Monday. Here are some pictures from the 1998 (Bungee Jumping), 1999 (It's a Knockout), 2000 (The Circus), 2001 (Flower Power), 2002 (Royal Pageant), 2003 (Country Carnival), 2004 (Hollywood Comes to Ledbury), 2005 (Greatest Events in History). 2006 (Music). 2007 (Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes), 2008 (Countries of the World), 2009 (TV Carnival). 2010 (Transport and Travel). 2011 (Theatre and Pantomime), 2012 (Great Britain 2012), 2013 (West End Comes to Ledbury). 2014 (40 Years of Ledbury Carnival), 2015 (Step Back in Time). The 2016 theme is Heroes and Villains.

There are lots of pictures in this section. There are over 500 pages in total!

The Theme for 2016 was "Heroes and Villains"

End of another year. Hope everyone had fun

Photos from this years carnival will not appear on this website until late Wednesday. I need some rest and I took over 500 photos.
Full results available then as well.
Its taken longer than expected

If you are on our Ledbury Carnival Facebook pages, I have some photos and the winners of the floats
(Note you have to subscribe to it to view the photos)

2016 videos are available on our You Tube Channel. Search Ledbury Carnival in Youtube

Photos will also appear in the Ledbury Reporter on Friday.

2016 Programme Cover
Designed by Tilly Wright from Much Marcle Primary School


The 2016 Carnival Princess and her attendants have been crowned.

The 2016 Carnival Princess is Erin Norton (middle) age 9
Her attendants are Millie Guram-Baker (Left) Age 8 and Ellie Morgan (Right) Age 9
Ages were at the time of judging on 7 May 2016

Erin and Ellie are from Ledbury Primary and Millie is from Bromesberrow St Mary's

The Backcover was designed by Matthew Eckey from
Much Marcle Primary School
1:00pm : Frontrunner
2:00pm : Ledbury Community Brass Band
2:30pm : Now or Never and The C-Quins
3:30pm : Ledbury Community Brass Band
4:00pm : GRAND DRAW
4:15pm : Frontrunner

1:30pm : Punch & Judy Show (Tricky Micky)
2:00pm : Bekki Cameron (Singer)
2:40pm : Magic Show (Tricky Micky)
3:20pm : Infinity 1 in 5 Cheerleading
4:00pm : Puppet Show (Tricky Micky)
4:20pm : Shannon Walker (Singer)

Click here for Programme of Events on the Day

The 2016 Carnival Programme is available to download here
Programmes will be available in town
This will be our largest ever programme.


The results of the Shop Window competition
Click here for full results and the other winners and entries

First Prize - Gaynans
Second Prize - Velvet Bean
Third Prize - Bamboo

First ticket sold and brought by Debbie Baker

Best overall 2015 winner - A Marvellous Medieval Meal – Ledbury Children’s Centre (right X 2)

** Click here for 2015 pictures (all 286 of them over 27 pages!) **
Includes all Judging Results

Videos from the 2009 to 2015 carnival from the Official Ledbury Carnival You Tube Channel

Click on either 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 for the video

Click here for Programme of Events on the Day if you missed it

2015 Carnival Programme can still be downloaded

I also need your help. If you have any old photos (or even video) from any previous carnival before 1999, please contact me. Any picture used will be built up to a good collection of Carnival Photos and each and every submission used will be credited on this website. Many thanks for the submission so far. There are now several pictures from old carnival including one from 1945. All photos will be returned.

Click on any of the images below

1998 - Bungee

1999 - Caribbean

2000 - Circus

2001 - Flower Power

 2002 - Royal Pageant  2003 - Country Carnival  2004 - Hollywood  2005 - Historic Events
 2006 - Music   2007 - Fairy Tales
and Nursery Rhymes
 2008 - Countries of the World   2009 - TV Carnival 
 2010 - Transport and Transport  2011 - Theatre and Pantomime 2012 - Great Britain 2012 2013 - West End comes to Ledbury
  Please give us your ideas of theme
for the 2017 Carnival

Let us know by email or
on the day
2014 - 40 Years of
Ledbury Carnival
2015 - Step Back in Time 2016 - Heroes and Villains  

Some little gems. Old Carnival Photos : 1945, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1992, 1993, 1997(1), 1997(2)
Thanks for all those who submitted photos. More to come include rare footage from the 1977 carnival

For other Ledbury Photos (loads more) and info, please click here for the main index page

The Ledbury Carnival Site is part of the www.myledbury.co.uk group of websites, which includes more pictures of Ledbury including the Fair, Poetry Festival Party, Christmas Lights and many more, including Ledbury on the Television and nothing to do with Ledbury, the Eurovision Song Contest!. Please visit after you have finishing viewing the Ledbury Carnival Website!!!

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