grindleford gala bunting
4-10 JUNE 2017
punch and judyGrindleford is a delightful little village nestling between the tranquil woodlands of the Longshaw Estate and the imposing ridge of Froggatt Edge and is popular with walkers who enjoy tracing some part of the original packhorse routes. Gala Week is the highlight of the social calendar, bringing the whole village together in celebration.
tug of warGrindleford Carnival opens with the village sports day and opening ceremony, beginning a week of fun and entertainment. There are treasure hunts, pet shows, music, entertainment and a wide range of stalls as well as several sporting activities over the week, culminating in Carnival Day. A fun packed day of traditional delights such as Punch & Judy, face painting and bouncy castles.  Previous years have seen performances by the Trial Bikes Display Team and the Pantonic All Stars Steel Band, as well as impressive Thai Chi demonstrations from the local children.


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