Everything you need to know about Pudsey Carnival 2019

16 May 2019

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Saturday’s Pudsey Carnival 2019 will be an out of this world event this year, with a theme of Space and Science to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.

There will be attractions, music and stalls at Queens Park and the popular annual parade will weave its way through the town from 12 noon. The carnival itself will be opened at 1pm following the parade.

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There will be four hours of free live music on the carnival stage from 12pm until 4pm, with acts including Daniel Firth, Amichi, Joy Choir, Celtic Cowbopys and Phazed Rotation.

Attractions include a funfair and, for the third year in a row, a Pudsey Heritage Carnival Bus Tour running from Victoria Road where passengers can find out more about Pudsey’s history. Trips run from 1.40pm onwards (no booking required).

There will be a scarecrow festival and youngsters can make little scarecrows in the main marquee, Pudsey’s councillors will have a stall and are running a sunflower competition, there will also be an owl experience, as well as a jazz band.

pudsey carnival 2018

Breeze are bringing four pieces of free equipment for youngsters to use, including a Volcan climb, bungee run, demolition ball and a music van. Pudsey Bear, Ronnie the Rhino and Kop Cat will be there too, alongside the ever-popular Punch and Judy stall.

The Cafe Lux ukulele group will also be playing on the day.

There will also be a dog show in the afternoon.

pudsey carnival dog show

There will also be an array of community groups and organisations with stalls.

The event runs on Saturday 18th May 2019.

Parade road closures

Temporary road closures will be in place between around 12pm and 12.45pm.

pudsey carnival parade road closures

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