Whaley Bridge Carnival: Schedule of Events

The Carnival is almost upon us, and here is a summary of the events:

7.30pm Mechanics Institute … A look back at Old Whaley Bridge £4.00 per person Refreshments included, Pay on the Door …


10.00am Onwards  Judging of Shops, Lamp Posts, Houses & Pubs. Entry Forms in page 20 of programme or from link. Formation of Parade in Bingswood Car Park. Check point at Canal Basin.

12.45 pm Judging of Queens Floats, Queens Cars, Queens Car & Trailers Decorated Lorries & Commercial Vehicles. Entry Forms page 20 or from link.

1.00 pm The  Whaley Bridge Royalty & VIP’s arrive from on board The Judith Mary.

1.15pm Judging of Fancy Dress. Entry Form page 20 of programme or from link.

2.00 pm Parade leaves from Canal Street finishing at Whaley Bridge Bowling Club where the Field Events take place.

2.15 pm Start of The Whaley Waltz Fell Race. The race will start from outside The Railway Hotel, Market Street. See page 43 of programme or link

3.00 pm Parade arrives at Whaley Bridge Bowling Club where you can enjoy :
The Crowning Ceremony of the 2012 Whaley Bridge Rose Queen Annabel Grace Wilde, Princess Carys Thater & Attendant Amelia Carden-Howe.
Display by The Northenden Pipe Band.
Fairground Rides, Climbing Wall. Electric Cars, Various Stalls & Entertainment.
Refreshments, Tea & Coffee. Tombola & Prize Draw.
The Bowling Club will be open to both members and non members throughout the day.


9.15 am The 2012 Whaley Bridge Royalty will attend a service at The Holy Trinity Church starting at 10.30. (Change to details in Programme)

2.30pm WELL DRESSING BLESSING See page 37 of programme or link

3.30pm WHALEY BRIDGE BRASS BAND OPEN AIR CONCERT at Whaley Bridge Bowling Club


6.45pm The 2012 Whaley Bridge Royalty will visit Cromford Court, Whaley Bridge.

8.00pm Chapel Morris Men & guest dancers will dance at the
Whaley Bridge Bowling Club. The guest dancers are The Powder Kegs

6.30pm Annual Pet Show arranged once again by Fernmoss Pet Supplies at Whaley Bridge Bowling Club. Booking in from 6.00pm, Judging starts at 6.30pm prompt, 50p Per Class. Entry form on page 50 of programme or from Link

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