Carnival details 2006

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Maidenhead Carnival

Maidenhead Carnival 2006 is on Saturday 10th June

Maidenhead's Charity Day Out...

Have fun in Maidenhead town centre and riverside areas - and remember to give generously to charity collectors.
Once again the town will come alive with a spectacle of charity fund-raising fun on Saturday 10th June as the carnival arrives. There are lots of activities and attractions - you can plan your day using our special guide.
Town centre

10.00am
Taeppa's Tump morris dancers
High Street

10.00am-4.00pm
Stalls and Continental Market
High Street

11.00am
Furze Platt Junior School
maypole dancing
High Street

12.00pm-1.00pm
Parade
Starts Bridge Avenue, via
Queen St and High St

1.00pm
Maidenhead Concert Band
High Street

1.00pm
Furze Platt Percussion Group
Nicholsons Centre

1.30pm
Ceroc Modern Jive
Outside The Bear pub

1.30pm
Society of Recorder Players
Nicholsons Centre

2.00pm
Bass-ically Saxes
High Street

2.00pm-4.00pm
Portraits by Maidenhead
Painting Club
Nicholsons Centre

3.00pm
Ceroc Modern Jive
High Street


Saturday in the town centre

Saturday's activities start off in the town centre.

Highlights in the town centre include the Continental market with stalls and side shows. Plus watch out for street entertainers in the High Street.

The parade starts at 12 midday in Bridge Avenue and runs through York Road, Broadway, Queen Street, High Street and back to Bridge Avenue.

Maidenhead Arts

Local arts groups will be performing throughout the town centre - whether your interest is ceroc, recorders, portraits or concert bands, you will find something to see and hear.

See the panel on the left for details.

Riverside activities start a little later and are timetabled to the right.

You won't miss the big England football match - you can see it on a big screen in Riverside Gardens.

After the big match Riverside Rock will entertain you with bands such as The Underline, New Highs, Lizzie M, Feud, Subject to Nothing and The Static Action.

You will also be able to see stalls and side shows, a mini fairground and be refreshed at the beer tent!

Later in the day, Maidenhead at the Proms is our riverside concert, view it across the water. Music includes piecs from the Beatles and Proms classics such as Rule Britannia.

The fireworks after the concert provide the traditional end to the carnival at around 10.30pm.

Whilst the above activities are all free, you are asked to give generously to the charity collectors in the area and at the exits!

Riverside

2.00pm
England v Paraguay
Big screen -
Riverside Gardens

2.30pm-3.15pm
Zephyr Wind Band
Riverside Gardens

4.00pm onwards
Riverside Rock
Riverside Gardens

8.45pm
Riverside Concert -
Maidenhead at the Proms
Ray Mead Road

10.30pm
Fireworks Display
Ray Mead Road


Car parking is available in the town centre and at Town Moor - entrance on Blackmore Lane, see the town maps for details. The car park is also shown on the town map above. A charge of 1 will be made, proceeds to charity of course. It's run by 1st Maidenhead Sea Scouts.

Free shuttle buses run from 1.00pm until 11.00pm. There are 3 stops - St Cloud Way (near Sainsburys), rear of Fire Station (for Town Moor car park) and Thames Hotel (for the riverside area).

Enjoy your day!


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