Saturday, 26 April 2014

Wirksworth Carnival ​& Well Dressing 24 to 26 May

MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY 24th - 26th May 2014

Programme of Events 2014!
Saturday 24th May​:
10-4Fair rides: Wheatsheaf Car Park
10-4 Stalls for all: Market Place - including toys & games, super slide, face painting...not giving anymore away!
10-4 Snake Handling: Market Place - Have a go at handling snakes from small to ginormous plus a keepsake photo
10:45-11:30 Blessing of the Wells: St Mary's Churchyard followed by a traditional walk around the Wells
After Blessing Crowning of the Queen and Attendants: St Mary's churchyard
11:45 onwards Picnic in the Churchyard! Bring a picnic and get together with friends, family, neighbours.
3pm Road Race: Cheer along or take part
4pm-9pm Carnival Showcase: Music at the Hope & Anchor Pub

Sunday 25th May:
​5 a side football on the rec
10-4 Fair rides: Wheatsheaf Car Park
10-4 Stalls for All:Market Place

Monday 26th May:
10-4 Fair ridesWheatsheaf Car Park
10-4 Stalls for AllMarket Place
12pm Wheelbarrow race! It's back to start the parade - the town's pubs battle it out in an uphill wheelbarrow race...mixed with beer.
Route: Wheatsheaf - Hope & Anchor - Blacks Head - Lime Kiln - Royal Oak - Red Lion
​1pm PARADE! Millers Green - North End - Water Lane
2:30-7pm Rock Face Gig @ The Lime Kiln - Kids entertainment, Fabulous Music & Food!  

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