Ledbury Carnival


Welcome to the Official Ledbury Carnival website. Here you will find pictures from past carnivals including the 2014 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). The 2015 theme is Step Back in Time.

There are lots of pictures in this section. There are over 450 pages in total!

*** The Theme for 2015 is "Step back in time" ***

If you are local to Ledbury and would like to advertise in this years programme, click on the email link at the bottom left of this page for details.
Your advert will be shown in the 2,000 printed copies of the programme available from July 2015 and the digital copy downloadable from this site.
Cost this year is 75 for full colour page, 50 for half colour page and 30 for quarter colour page.
We will be accepting payments via paypal but a 3 transaction fee will apply to cover paypal fees. This will follow very shortly.
Cheques will not incur any fees and also all adverts must be supplied in a digital format.

Best overall 2014 winner - Alice in Underland - Lili Pedlingham (right X 2)

The 2014 Theme was "40 Years of Ledbury Carnival"

** Click here for 2014 pictures (all 255 of them over 21 pages!) **
Includes all Judging Results

Video of 2014 years procession now available on youtube

The results of the Shop Windows Competition
Click here for photos

First Prize - JB Gaynan and Son
Second Prize - Appliance Solutions
Third Prize - Stark Contrast

First ticket sold and brought by the Mayor and Mayoress of Ledbury, Bob and Carol Barnes

2014 Programme Cover

 The 2014 Carnival Princess is Amy Browning-Smith (age 10) (middle)
Her attendance are Clara Blei (Left) Age 10 and Faye Rogers (Right) Age 8
Ages were at the time of judging.

Amy and Faye are from Ledbury Primary, Clara from Much Marcle Primary

The winner of the Carnival Cover Competition is Rosie Crowson-Jeffery (left) from Ledbury Primary.
Certificate was presented by judge Lindsay from Ledbury Books and Maps

The 2 runners up are Caitlin Jenkins (middle) from Ledbury Primary and Merryn Jordan (right) from Much Marcle Primary

Videos from the 2009 to 2014 carnival from the Official Ledbury Carnival You Tube Channel

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

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
2014 - 40 Years of
Ledbury Carnival

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!!!

You're Visitor Since 1 December 1996 This Page Last Updated 22 February 2015
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