4th & 5th May 2018 – Get ready for Carnival
We’re planning the 2018 Hereford River Carnival right now.
Keep Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May free in your diaries for a River Carnival that promises even more than the fabulous 2017 event.
Would you or your group or club like to get involved? Do you have an idea for the 2018 River Carnival? Get in touch now – we can’t wait to hear from you.
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A revived tradition
The River Carnival as it is today revived an old tradition dating back to the 1960s. Prior to 2014 when a team of volunteers brought it back, the last River Carnival in Hereford took place in 1973.
Britain’s favourite river – The Wye
Hereford is the only city on the River Wye – the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some 215 kilometres (134 miles) from source to sea. It is the only river in Europe to be designated a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) for its entire length. It was voted Britain’s favourite river in a poll conducted by the Our Rivers campaign.