Ledbury Carnival


Welcome to the Official Ledbury Carnival website. Here you will find pictures from past carnivals including the 2016 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 was Heroes and Villains.

There are lots of pictures in this section. There are over 550 pages in total!

The Theme for 2016 was "Heroes and Villains"

Best overall 2016 winner - A Trip to Neverland : Friends of Ledbury Children’s Centre

** Click here for 2016 pictures (all 267 of them over 26 pages) **
Includes all Judging Results

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

2016 Carnival Programme can still be downloaded

Videos from the 2009 to 2016 carnival from the Official Ledbury Carnival You Tube Channel

Click on either 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 for the video

2016 Programme Cover
Front Cover was designed by Tilly Wright (Left)
Back cover was designed by Matthew Eckey (Right)
Both from Much Marcle Primary School


The 2016 Carnival Princess and her attendants

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 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

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

Deadline is 18 September 2016
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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