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Carnival procession

Petticoat lane form

Malmesbury Carnival Procession
Saturday 2nd September 2017

Please download the form on the left, print it out, fill it in and return by Thursday 31st august 2017.

Malmesbury Carnival thrives on the entries received for the procession. Anyone can enter! All sorts of entries are welcome. In previous years we have had lorries, tractors & trailers, walkers, wheelchairs, cyclists, cars and others. Any new ideas are welcome!

Entry is free

There will be three groups of entries:

Group 1 Motorised vehicles (except disability vehicles) the whole float must not exceed 2.55 metres wide, 4.5 metres high!

Group 2 Groups of walkers, cyclists and hand propelled entries!

Group 3 Individual walkers, cyclists, hand propelled entries, decorated wheelchairs and mobility vehicles. Individual young people and adults with additional needs can be accompanied by a supervisory adult.


There will be prizes!

There will be 3 prizes awarded in each of group 1 and 2, 1st – £100, 2nd – £75, 3rd – £50.

There will be 3 prizes of £25 each awarded in Group 3.

Winners in each group and class will be awarded a certificate. A cup will be awarded for the best entry overall and the Paul Dove cup will go to the most outstanding entry in the spirit of Carnival. There will also be cup for the best pub entry.

The Bob Browning Trophy will be awarded for the ‘wackiest’ Carnival entry!


Arrangements on the Day

All entries should be in position for judging by 4:30pm on the day of the procession.

Group 1 floats should assemble on Park Road, approaching from the west (Bristol Road).

Group 2 and 3 entries should assemble in the Park Industrial Estate.

The procession will start at 6:00pm and will normally be finished by 8:00pm