Bridgnorth Carnival & EDGfest

After an absence of around 20 years Bridgnorth Carnival has been restarted and will take place on Saturday 29th June 2013. The action kicks off at midday Featuring Floats and a procession which will set off at 12pm from the livestock Market past Westgate  along Salop Street and Whitburn Street, High Street, West Castle Street decending to Underhill Street along the river side across the ridge before reaching the main arena in Severn Park.and the arrival of floats will ne followec followed by judging there will also be a variety of other entertainment including the FRS Countrywear’s Wellie Wanging Contest at 2:00pm, Adult Zumba display at 3:00pm, Bridgnorth Tae Kwon Do display at 3:30pm, tug’o’war at 4:00pm., crowning of the Carnival Queen. THERE will also be many stalls selling snacks, drinks, books, homemade produce, home made wine, homemade arts and crafts, toys, fair ground stalls. Later on There will also be alot of live music being played on the Carnival Music Stage from 5:30pm until 9:30pm. featuring various local bands including

  • 5:00pm Rhi Moore
  • 5:30pm Bridgnorth Ukulele Band
  • 6:00pm Audio Thieves
  • 6:30pm Louise Bellamy
  • 7:00pm Duchess and The Dukes
  • 7:30pm Living Proof
  • 8:00pm The Big People’s Band
  • 8:30pm Fake Obsession Unplugged
  • 9:00pm Gas Food Lodging

There will be more live music on Severn Park the week after when EDGfest takes place on Saturday 6th July at Bridgnorth Rugby Club’s nearby Edgar Davies Rugby ground. Bands playing at this event include

  • UNDER A BANNER,
  • THE CRACKED ACTORS,
  • PRE SLEEP MONOLOGUE,
  • THE RAINBREAKERS,
  • THE AUDIO THIEVES,
  • PARADISE RHODES
  • CLEAR VYNYL

There are also lots of Music Events taking place Around the Town including:

  • 4:00 Synergy @ Stable Bar Courtyard
  • 20:00 BC/DC @ Hen and Chickens
  • 21:00 Eazi Nights @ Bridgnorth Rugby Club
  • 21:00 Black Country Rock @ The Bear Inn
  • 21:00 Bluze Box @ The George
  • 21:00 The Swinnertones @ The New Inn
  • 21:00 UTC @ The The Black Boy Inn

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