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Bamford Carnival Needs Your Help

Marshals and helpers on carnival day.

Saturday 22nd July, at least 10 marshals needed for carnival parade, 2 to stand with police/DCC on the road where traffic is stopped next to entrance to water Lane one at each road entrance in case of cyclists or cars wanting to come out, i.e. top and bottom of the Hollow, end of Brentwood Road, Victoria Road, etc. and some to walk with parade, in case of emergencies. Also needed are money collectors on the gate at the rec. If you can help please contact Steve or Mags on 651611.

Putting up on the rec.

Friday 21st July, in the afternoon from around lunch time to put up marquees, and set out the arena for carnival day. We particularly need someone with a van or trailer to carry the chairs and tables from the sheepdog container at the far end of the rec.

Junior Fell Race

Tuesday 18th July, from 6pm, marshals needed for junior fell Race to stop traffic on Lydgate lane, top and bottom, and some along the fell race route. Organiser Rachel Horn.

Senior Fell race

Wednesday 19th July, from 6pm, marshals needed along the route, organiser Nick Baynes. Also need people to help with drinks when the runners come in and to run to the pavilion with the result sheets.


Helpers needed to put up the Buntings, (meeting on the Green at 6pm Wednesday evening 12th July) particularly people with ladders! and people to unravel the buntings out of the bags. If you can help contact Steve or Mags on 651611. Everyone Welcome!

Polite Request

Please would it be possible to keep Ashopton Old Road free of vehicles on the morning of carnival day Saturday 22nd July as the carnival processions needs to assemble here, which includes tractors, trailors and floats for carnival royalty, the parade will move off at 2pm. Thank-you for your co-operation.

If you need information on any of the above please contact Steve or Mags 01433 651611.

Carnival Programme

Due to the rising cost of printing, it is with regret that this year we will be unable to provide them free of charge. Programmes will be available in local shops, Post Office, pubs and Sickleholme Service Station, price £1.