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Kington Festival

Kington Festival

Friday, June 7, 2013


If you have ever wondered about what local herefordshire people do for fun in our rural towns then go along to the Kington Festival.  This outstanding event brings together the people of the Herefordshire market town of Kington and the surrounding villages for a few days of much valued fun and entertainment for people of all ages, a boost to the local economy and encourages community spirit.

This Event usually involves the closure of Kington High Street on the evening of the first Saturday to allow a number of speciality races and fancy dress competitions with cash prizes at stake. The main event being the all-comers Wheelbarrow Race where teams stop at every pub on the route for a swift half.  

The following Saturday will be Gala Day. It begins with with the traditional carnival parade starting at 1.30pm. The dressed floats and fancy dress participants are all judged for prizes and trophies by a team of judges.

The carnival procession will proceed through the town to the Kington Recreation Ground where an afternoon fun and games awaits the expectant visitor. There is no charge for entry onto the Recreation Ground, where a range of exciting attractions such as funfare, stalls, refreshments and licenced bar are provided.

Ideal family entertainment during your holiday at Luntley Court Farm Cottages!


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