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Carnival, Sat 19 Aug 2017, £0.50-£1

Barlow Carnival

Barlow Carnival


S18 7SJ

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Sat 12 - Tue 15 Aug Barlow Welldressing under Construction
Wed 16 - Tue 22 Aug Barlow Well Dressing
Wed 16 - Tue 22 Aug Flower Festival
Sat 19 Aug Barlow Carnival


Barlow Carnival is a week packed full of fun and entertainment for all the family.

The highlight of the week is Carnival Day with a parade, Carnival Queen, floats, bands and fancy dress through the village. The parade starts from Springfield Road at 2 pm, finishing on the recreation ground with a host of different activities including maypole dancing, cream teas, stalls, displays and classic cars

Barlow is decorated with bunting and scarecrows. There are flower festivals in the churches and the well dressings are on show.

Event held at Barlow Village Hall and Recreation Ground, Millcross Lane, Barlow (S18 7TA)

Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 Aug 2017
Parade at 2 pm


Adult £1.00
Concession 50p
Child 50p



See location of Barlow on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 344746  Lat: 53.26761 Long: -1.48431

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep in right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round Crooked Spire Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Follow road (going straight on at all mini roundabouts) to traffic lights. Select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx 2½ miles to Barlow.

From East
Take A617 to Chesterfield then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 2nd exit, turning left onto Rutland Road. Select right hand lane and turn right at traffic lights. Follow road straight on through traffic lights. At roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit passing multi-storey car park. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road), then follow route from North/South.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Chesterfield station


  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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