Abbots Langley Carnival

Abbots Langley Carnival will take place on Saturday 9th June 2018.

The outline programme is below, a copy of the full Carnival Programme 2018, including the Dog Show programme can be downloaded from this link.

Carnival Programme

Highlighted events are in Main arena. PA by Jack Mawhinney

09:00 – Stalls vehicles may enter grounds to start up. No entry before 9am

10:30 – Cars must leave the stalls area and park in the main car park

10:45 – Floats & Bands assemble at School Mead, Hazlewood Lane. Judging of floats by Councillor Brenda Kersey Chairman of the Parish Council, Richard Kennel, Chairman of the Community Centre, David Bishop of Bishop Skip Hire and  Jagjit Gill the Lion President of Watford Lions

11:00 – Dog Show entries open at dog show arena

12:00 – Funfair opens, Stalls open, Judging of breeds begins

12:00 – Procession sets off along Hazlewood Lane, Gallows Hill Lane, Popes Road, Trowley Rise, Tibbs Hill Road, and reaches High St at 12:45/13:00

12:00-13:00 – Football Competition

12:30 – Judging begins for the novelty classes

13:15 – Aviv                                                   

13:35 – Eternal Taal                                     

13:55 – Celtic Hearts                                    

14:20 – Watford Gymnastics

14:20 – Chesvale Dog Training Club – Obedience display

14:35 – Majorettes                                       

14:55 – Tae Kwondo

15:10 – Cheerleaders

15:15 – Chesvale Dog Training Club – Agility Display

15:25 – Rock Choir                   

15:45 – Eternal Taal,  with audience participation

16:15 – Arena programme ends.


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.

Interested in getting involved in this years carnival? Then contact:

Gill Davies to book a stall on the carnival grounds:

Fiona Packman to take part in the procession:

Click to enlarge images below.

Carnival Route Map