Harpenden’s Christmas Carnival is on Sunday 27th November in and around he High Street The Carnival will feature all of the traditional features such as a Santa’s Grotto, food stalls, outdoor bars, the market, entertainment, the traditional procession and, of course, the spectacular Christmas Lights Switch On at 5.00pm. The procession is always a highlight of this event and this year will be no exception. The Town Council is delighted that the Pipes and Drums will again lead, closely be followed by Santa and his elves. Joining them are stilt walkers and entertainers, Police Cadets, Brownies and Scout groups, Young Miscellany, The Little Gym, CASPA School and Show Time Circus. The procession begins at 3pm; from Lydekker Park it will travel along the high street up to Vaughan Road. The Carnival will include a variety of entertainment on two stages: the Community Stage entertainment will include the fabulous Hurst Children’s Theatre Group, Harpenden and Wheathampstead Gang Show, SW Dance, Showtime Circus, CASPA, Musicale, the Harpenden Panto, and St Albans Rock Choir. On the Main stage we’re delighted to announce the return of Simon Cragg and Right as Rain, two Harpenden favourites to get the crowds in the mood for a festive celebration! MIX92.6 will be there broadcasting from the High Street Methodist Church so do come and say hello!