BARLOW: Hang out the flags - it’s carnival time

NDET 18-8-12 TW 12 Yew tree farm's street party at Barlow carnival.
NDET 18-8-12 TW 12 Yew tree farm's street party at Barlow carnival.

It’s Barlow Carnival day on Saturday, August 17, kicking off with a gala parade of floats through the village, leaving Springfield Road at 2pm.

Fun for all the family includes circus skills workshop, marching bands, classic cars, balloon race and fancy dress on the recreation ground, flower festivals in the church and chapel, cream teas in the village hall and a scarecrow trail in village gardens.

Barlow Brewery will hold a beer and music festival from 12 noon to 11pm with performances from Whiskey Bob Shaker, Damon Downs, The Watchsnatchers, Big Stripey Lies, The Nutty Boys, Pint of Mild, The Lantern Arcade, The Natterjacks, David Lacey, Fixxer, Full Throttle and Your Next.