Appledore carnival kicks off this weekend

The colourful event returns to the village on Sunday, August 11.

APPLEDORE will play host to its 110th carnival this weekend as the village comes to life with colourful characters and floats.

The event on Sunday, organised by the Appledore Pirates, will set off at 4pm through the village and will be followed by an after party at the Beaver Inn.

This year’s Carnival Queen is Rebecca Holloway, with attendants Emily Beer and Lizzie McBride; fairies Sophie Miller and Ellie Miller and young pirate Harvey Cole.

The carnival will assemble along Staddon Road at 3pm for judging at 3.30pm.


You may also want to watch:


The event is open to everyone with extra car parks being opened up at Skern Lodge.

For more information on floats or entering on food contact the Pirates secretary Teresa Hammett on 01237 474847.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter