Uckfield Carnival – this weekend

The Uckfield Bonfire and Carnival Society annual fireworks display and carnival processions takes place this weekend.

Friday 31 August

It all starts with a spectacular firework display on Friday evening at the Holy Cross Playing Fields behind the fire station.

Arrive early and enjoy the music from DJ Steve Crow and Uckfield FM from 7:30pm. The fireworks will begin at about 9:15pm.

Saturday 1 September

The 191st Uckfield Carnival has arrived – a day of spectacular pageant, colour, celebration and lots of flaming torches!

9.00am Fancy Dress Street Collection
1.30pm Children’s Fancy Dress Procession – with Carnival Prince & Princess, Uckfield Performance Ensemble. Railway Station Car Park
2.00pm Children’s Grand Procession – Southview Drive
2.20pm Children’s Fancy Dress judging – Holy Cross School Field, Civic Centre if wet
6.30pm Adults Fancy Dress judging – Elizabeth Gardens, Grange Road
6.45pm Tableaux Assemble – Bell Lane
7.30pm Uckfield Carnival – Grand Torchlight Procession – Grange Road
9.00pm Final Torchlight Procession – Southview Drive
9.10pm Bonfire Prayers – outside Uckfield Cinque Ports Club
10.00pm Presentations – Uckfield Civic Centre

There will be live coverage on Uckfield FM with Martyn Grenfell in the studio, Peter Suter, Jared Moss-Coombes and Gary King.