Bishop’s Stortford Carnival – Fun for the whole family and community!

Bishop’s Stortford Carnival is an annual carnival that is all about uniting the community. It is a day of fun, joy and community spirit.

Saturday 20th June 2020

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What is the Bishop’s Stortford Carnival?

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The Bishop’s Stortford Carnival is all about uniting the local community and is one of the biggest events of the year. Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Fun Day is about putting on events that everyone can enjoy and create memories that you can hold on to!

Every year the Bishop’s Stortford Carnival celebrates by throwing a Fun Day which has entertainment, market stalls and activities for the whole family can enjoy. There is also the carnival parade which is a real highlight.

Bishop’s Stortford Carnival is a fun event that attracts many visitors to the town. The carnival is a year’s worth of planning and a hard world with thousands of hours going into making it one of the most memorable events in the whole country.

When is the Bishop’s Stortford Carnival?

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The 2020 date for the Bishop’s Stortford Carnival is onSaturday 20th June 2020. The carnival is held over one day in the summer. The Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Fun Day will run from 12 – 5pm.

Where is the Bishop’s Stortford Carnival?

Bishop’s Stortford is a town in Hertfordshire, England. It sits about 43 km north-east of London. Bishop’s Stortford has a population of approx. 37,000.

Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Parade

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Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Parade features dance troupes, marching bands, 35 floats, walking groups and performers. It doesn’t matter if you are participating or watching from the sidelines you are guaranteed to have fun.

The Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Parade will start at 12:30 from the Rhodes Arts Centre, then proceed through South Street, Potter Street, Market Square, North Street and Northgate End, finishing on the Link Road at approximately 13:20. The parade will return to Sworders Field where the Mayor will hand out prizes for the best parade entries.

Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Fun Day

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The Carnival Fun Day has over a 100 community groups and organisations taking part. The Bishop’s Stortford Carnival Fun Day has a fun fair, lots of market stalls, theatre performances, dance performances, live music a Classic Car Show and lots of entertainment for adults and kids.

There are lots of food and drink stores and a Mobile Bar. There are also community games like 3 legged race, hula hoop race and more to join in the fun on. There is a dog show, inflatables for the kids, pony rides and you will see stilt walkers wandering around.

How to get to Bishop’s Stortford?

Bishop’s Stortford is about a 50 minute drive from London. There are plenty of trains and buses that run there and the closest airport is London Stansted Airport.

Where to stay in Bishop’s Stortford?

There are several accommodations in Bishop’s Stortford! You can check out some accommodation options here.

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What to do and see in Bishop’s Stortford?

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Bishop’s Stortford is a charming market town with lots to do and see. Some of the top sights are the Mountfitchet Castle which is a Replica of a castle and Norman Village. There is also vast parkland and medieval hunting in the incredible National Trust Hatfield Forest.

Take a Tour!

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If you don’t want the hassle of organising a trip or  you don’t want to experience it alone then check out TourRadar which has loads of cool itineraries.  Don’t let another year go by without experiencing this iconic event!

Also if you look at Viator they also have some awesome tours, day trips and other cool things. There are food tours, walking tours, cooking lessons and fun activities and adventures for the whole family, definitely worth checking out!

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