2017 Buxton Carnival float entry for Chelmorton

A brand new tractor, wall to wall Elvis, farm trailer and square bales for town carnival fun.

David Bagshaw had just taken delivery of a brand new tractor, perfect timescale for the carnival and launch of Chelmorton festival week, A giant festival advert board took front and centre stage of the Chelmorton float. John Gould organised traditional square bales and this year saw  bench seat for the less-young Elvis of the village.


Elvis, large and small, young and old rocked  to a very loud sound system, Spring Gardens to the Market Place rocking to the King. Carnival capers follow with a joint Saturday evening trip to the Buxton fun fair, then Sunday morning family rounders and a Sunday brunch BarBq before a full week of festivities for Chelmorton village finishing with an Elvis return next Saturday evening in the Institute, surf this web for the detail of chelmorton summer festival.

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Tractor float photo entry for 2017



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Float outside Primitive Hall with some of the Chelmorton revellers