Carnival set for explosive finale

Birchover Carnival will feature a spectacular fireworks finale for the first time this year.

This year’s carnival will be held on Saturday, July 16, and the entertainment begins outside The Druid Inn at 11.30am where carnival regulars Whitwell Brass Band will be performing, alongside morris dancers Freaks in the Peaks.

Whitwell Brass Band will then lead the carnival procession through the main street to the village playing field at 1pm, where a fun packed gala afternoon will take place.

Entertainment will include a climbing wall, a Punch and Judy show, giant inflatables, bucking bronco, coconut shy, traditional aeorplane ride, bouncy castles, face painting and dozens of stalls and other activities.

From 7pm the fun moves to Barn Farm Campsite where a free music festival will take place with a beer festival, barbecue and hog roast, followed by the display from 1st Galaxy Fireworks.