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Carnival, Sat 13 Jul 2019, free entry

Presteigne Carnival

Presteigne Carnival


Presteigne Carnival is a lively annual family & friends event held in the town on the second Saturday in July. It brings together both townsfolk and visitors from neighbouring communities and tourists to enjoy a traditional Carnival with modern twists.

The Carnival begins with the carnival parade of floats, fancy dressed walkers & decorated bicycles from John Beddoes School, along the High Street to the beautiful Went’s Meadow, at the top end of the town, where the afternoon & evening festivities begin.

The afternoon is packed with entertainment - this year featuring The Galloping Acrobats, The Welsh Axemen, Panic Circus & The Sunshine Bus, Brotherhood of the Black Pirates, our town’s Fire Station Crew, Tug of War Competition & Sheep Shearing display. In the Community Barn; flowers, cookery and children's classes competitions are displayed. On the Carnival Field; Country Fair style stalls and games, inflatables, soft play area, go karts and family races for the younger visitors. There is a choice of delicious foods selling a variety of dishes, many locally sourced and the Carnival Café serving tea & cakes. There is also a Fun Dog Show and a Dog Scurry for our four legged friends.

The Carnival festivities goes on into the evening, with the Community Barn turning into the venue for the evening bands, headlined by the Barebacks with live music until 11:00pm. A fun day for all. The Oak bar is open throughout the day & evening. Free Parking.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 13 Jul 2019 12:45 to 23:00


Free entry





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Map reference: SO 314644  Lat: 52.27362 Long: -3.00625

Turn off the A44 Leominster road at Walton onto the B4362; then B4355.

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Knighton station


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