Carnival set for take-off

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

On Saturday, July 16, Whitwell Brass Band will lead the carnival procession through the main street to the village playing field at 1pm, where a fun packed gala afternoon will take place.

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