Carnival countdown

Pelsall’s annual carnival takes place on Saturday (July 6) with procession, arena events, stalls and demonstrations taking place.

2012 Carnival Queen Kathryn Cox receives her gifts from comedian Aynuk

2012 Carnival Queen Kathryn Cox receives her gifts from comedian Aynuk

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.

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