Come share ideas and join in planning Whaley Carnival 2019

Whaley Bridge Carnival is holding a community consultation meeting at 7pm on Monday 11th February in the back room of Whaley Bridge Bowling Club. All are welcome. Complimentary wine kindly provided by the Bowling Club.

Whaley Bridge Carnival is planned to be held on Saturday 29th June, however a number of officers of the organising committee are stepping down for personal reasons.

The purpose of our community consultation meeting is to seek fresh ideas and volunteers to assist in planning this year’s event.

Above all we need fresh ideas about how to get groups and individuals to participate in the parade and / or on the carnival field at the Bowling Club.

Please come and join us, have a chat and give us your ideas.

Photos courtesy of Peter Cull

Special Photo Cover of Christmas Lantern Parade, Light Switch On, Father Christmas’ Grotto & Christmas Market


Our photographer Peter Cull has kindly shared some images from Saturday night’s Lantern Parade through Memorial Park, The Christmas Light Switch On, Father Christmas’ grotto and the Christmas Market in the Mechanics Institute where crafts were on sale and mulled wine was served by volunteers from Horwich End WI.

The full photo archive can be seen by click here

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