Ledbury Carnival


Welcome to the Official Ledbury Carnival website. Here you will find pictures from past carnivals including the 2013 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). The 2014 theme is 40 Years of Ledbury Carnival.

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

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"

LIVE Still photo updated every minutes from the Market House on the day between 9am and 5:30pm
(Not video feed, it cost too much!! Just press the refresh button every minute)

Click here for 2013 pictures

Raffle tickets are now on Sale every Saturday from 10am to 12noon next to the Market House. Tickets cost 1.
First ticket sold and brought by the Mayor and Mayoress of Ledbury, Bob and Carol Barnes

Shop window judging Friday afternoon, Shop window Results known on Saturday

 Click here for the carnival programme* (2.2MB)  Printed version now available around the town.
*a few corrections, Tamakaze is missing from the wordsearch. Treefrogs are in twice. This does not affect the answer of the puzzle. Bar 7 is Seven Stars on Shops open on Carnival Day
Syren/Mirage - Belly Dancers will replace Melody Dance Company at 2pm St Katherine's stage.

Click here for the entry form for the carnival floats along with health and safety guidelines.

Click here for programme of events on the day, otherwise you can download the programme 

This years cover. Programme now available

 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. See carnival programme for details
Please note, if you are on the EE mobile network, due to poor coverage around town, it make take a little longer to go round.
Please wait for the page to completely load before going to the next clue.
All other networks, Vodafone, O2 and Three are all ok.
10 Clues and should take around 30 minutes.

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!

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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