Ledbury Carnival


Welcome to the Official Ledbury Carnival website. Here you will find pictures from past carnivals including the 2013 carnival.

New Look. Previous visitors might have noticed that the main page was too long. I have now group them together in years from 1998 to 2013
New navigation bar so navigating the pages easier will appear soon (this year I hope!). In the meantime, the links to the other pages are located at the bottom of this page.

Best overall 2013 winner - Much Marcle School PTA as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (right)

The 2014 Theme is "40 Years of Ledbury Carnival"
Click here for 2013 pictures

The carnival princess and her attendants has been announced

Exclusive. Click here for the carnival programme (2.2MB)  Printed version available beginning of August.


This years cover. Programme available end of July

 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

Acts to appears on stage this year are Swede Dreamz ABBA Tribute Band, St Andrews Pipe Band, Spirits of Coventry Marching Band, Nice and Sleazy, Melody Dance Company, Paper Wizard, William Valentine, Hannah Clayton, Dog Show (subject to change)

Look out for a fun QR Code for treasure hunt competition for smartphone users in the town. Launch beginning of August 2014
If downloading the programme, do not try the competition yet.

Videos from the 2009 to 2013 carnival from the Official Ledbury Carnival You Tube Channel

Click on either 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 or 2013 for the video
2013 videos are much better!

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). The 2014 theme is 40 Years of Ledbury Carnival.

There are lots of pictures in this section. There are over 400 pages in total!

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

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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