The Ledbury Carnival Princess, Evie, and attendants Lily-Mae, Mila and Florence are set to perform their penultimate duty when they open the Coronation festivities in Ledbury town centre.

Their final duty will be to crown the new Carnival Prince or Princess at the judging in 2 weeks time (May 20)

The competition is open to all boys and girls aged between 8 and 10 on Carnival day, August Bank Holiday Monday, the August 28.

Entry forms, available from Choccotastic, need to be completed and returned by Saturday 6th May. (If you need a few extra days, or need any further information please contact Alesa if you need any further information. 07446 936234.

Bookings are now being taken for Stalls. Remember these are free for all non-for-profit community groups and charitable organisations to promote their activities, increase membership and raise much needed funds. In recent years one group gained 12 new members and another 5 in one afternoon, and another group who attend regularly raise between £400 and £600 annually.

Whilst we can't guarantee all groups will be so successful but the potential is there.

Trade stalls are also welcome to apply by contacting or phoning 07858 599 037 for further details.