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Barlow Carnival

Type:Carnival

Village Hall and Recreation Ground
Millcross Lane
Barlow
Dronfield
Derbyshire
S18 7TA
Barlow Carnival

About

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 2pm, finishing on the recreation ground with a host of different activities including, 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.

Facilities

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Opening Times

Season (17 Aug 2019)

* Parade at 2pm

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road), then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield 3½ miles away

Bus number 16 from Chesterfield town centre, one per hour

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