Pelsall’s annual carnival takes place on Saturday (July 6) with procession, arena events, stalls and demonstrations taking place.
Here is the event timetable:
7am: car boot sale opens to exhibitors
Noon: Trade, craft, stalls open
12.30pm – procession flats assemble
12.45pm – Best Walking Float judging/fair opens
1pm – Crowning of carnival queen Charlotte Naylor, maids of honour Eleanor Whitehouse and Antonia Dodsworth, princess Charlotte Poutney and rosebuds Jessica Paige-Haley and Jasmine Malbon-Williams/opening ceremony – Arena 1.
1.15pm – Judging of floats.
1.45pm – procession through the village. Starts at Commonside and goes along Allens Lane, Walsall Road, Norton Road, Wolverhampton Road, High St, ending in Church Road.
Carnival programmes will be available for £1 – although there are only a few left after volunteers from TP Riley detachment army cadets sold more than 350 programmes at the recent canal festival.
The carnival committee would very much appreciate volunteers helping to do a litter pick on Sunday, July 7. Just meet on Victoria Road common at 10am.