The Carnival Parade is a major part of Hedfest. Whether you are taking part in the Parade, want to join it on route at a later stage, or are a spectator; this is the essential route information:
Parade assembles from 12:30pm on Ivy Lane. It is scheduled to get going at 1:30pm the start marked by the ringing of St. Augustine’s Church bells!
Route: Ivy Lane, Church Lane, left down New Road (main road), left down St. Augustine’s Gate, right down Magdalen Gate, right down Baxter Gate, right down Fletchergate (main road) right down St. Augustine’s Gate, and then back along Church Gate to disassemble at Market Hill/Ivy Lane.
See about our Carnival Parade Create & Make Workshops tomorrow afternoon and Saturday morning to help you get ready to “Carnival!”
STOP PRESS: There will be NO HEDFEST entertainment at the Queen’s Head who have opted to feature World Cup football instead.
#Hedfest18 is taking place as advertised without the Queen’s Head and with the following other changes: Updates to Programme 2018
Come and get yourself ready to take part in Hedon’s biggest single event of the year – the #Hedfest18 Carnival Parade!
We’ve organised a couple of fun workshops this week so everyone wanting to join in the parade is welcome to come along and make a head dress and/or shaker to wear/ carry in the parade. Pop in and get kitted out for the Carnival. Professional artist available.
Firstly at Haven Arms this Friday 6 July 1-3pm (it coincides with the BBC Radio Humberside Roadshow being held there).
Saturday at the Hedon Methodist Church 7 July 10-12 noon. This is Carnival Day! Join in and get into the Carnival spirit from the start!
Carnival Parade assembles on Saturday 7 July from 12.30pm at Ivy Lane, Market Hill and sets off at 1.30pm.