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Ilkley Carnival 2022 schedule, map & programme

Ilkley Carnival 2022 running order, map & programme As always, starting with the parade and right across our showfield there will be plenty to see and do for the whole family. The Discover Ilkley Main Area has a great line up, including the eight times Guinness World Record holders 3SIXTY, there will be local performers […]

The Discover Ilkley Main Arena

THE DISCOVER ILKLEY MAIN ARENA Across the Ilkley Carnival show field we have a great line-up of attractions and entertainment on 2 May 2022! In the Discover Ilkley Main Arena we’ll first welcome the parade and make the presentations, followed by a great mix of family entertainment headlined by the 3SIXTY Bicycle Stunt Team. 11.45am […]

World record holders confirmed as headline act at Ilkley Carnival

Crowds will be treated to a spectacular stunt display from the main act booked for this years Ilkley Carnival The 3Sixty Bicycle Stunt Team hold no less than eight Guinness World Records and have promised to wow spectators at the 2022 May Day event. The pedal-powered extravaganza is sure to delight the audience with an […]

Ilkley Carnival 2021 statement

The Ilkley Carnival committee has had to make the unfortunate decision to cancel the event for a second year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Andrew Stacey, Chairman of Ilkley Carnival committee said: “We had hoped to bring the community together to celebrate May Day, however the Government restrictions unfortunately won’t allow this to happen.  The […]

Ilkley Carnival 2020 statement

Ilkley Carnival 2020 cancelled due to the coronvirus outbreak Ilkley Carnival 2020 was due to take place on Sunday 3 May. Over the last few weeks Ilkley Carnival has been monitoring the Coronavirus situation and following guidance and advice from various public bodies.  On Monday the Prime Minister asked the public to avoid gatherings in […]

Helpers – Earn funds for your group by volunteering!

Earn funds for your group by volunteering at Ilkley Carnival As well as our committee, it takes hundreds of volunteers to help stage Ilkley Carnival each year and all helpers have their hours logged against the group they are volunteering for. This allows us to pro-rata hours worked and distribute 50% of our profits to […]