Abbots Langley Carnival


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Abbots Langley Carnival will take place this year on Saturday 11th June 2016.

Organised by the Lions Club of Watford, supported by Abbots Langley Parish Council and sponsored by M.K. Ginder & Sons, Proffitt & Holt and Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, it is one of the Parish’s most popular events of the year.

The timings for the public events are detailed below, along with a route map for the carnival procession.

If you are a participant, interested in taking part in the carnival, or booking a stall on the carnival grounds then further information, including key contacts, is available from the carnival information sheet.

NEW FOR 2016! the Joseph Peace Red Hot Fire Show.




Floats and Bands assemble on School Mead. (See map below)
Dog Show entries open at Dog Show Arena.


Judging of carnival floats on School Mead.


Procession sets off from School Mead, proceeds along Hazelwood Lane, Gallows Hill Lane, Popes Road, Trowley Rise, Tibbs Hill, arriving in the High Street at 12:45-1:00pm.
(See route map below)


Judging of Breed Classes in the Dog Show Arena.
Fun Fair and Stalls open.


Clowns walk about

1:15pm to

Main arena programme starts.
Including Joseph Peace Red Hot Fire Show, TS Broadsword band and Majorettes and lots more.
(All timings subject to change)


Judging begins for the Novelty Classes in the Dog Show Arena.


Dog obedience display.


Dog agility display.


Carnival closes, but Fun Fair continues through the evening.

Click here for Watford Lions Carnival 2016 Information Sheet

Click here for Watford Lions Carnival 2016 Stall Application

Click here for Watford Lions Carnival 2016 Stall Risk Assessment

Carnival Route Map


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