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September 17, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm


All ages.

One of the best loved events at the Festival, the Carnivelo. The UK’s only cycle carnival! This years theme is Monstrous Creatures & Mythical Beasts so turn your bike into a carnival float, don your most incredible fancy dress or come as you are & join in the fun! We’ll cycle out together along the traffic-free portway (closed to traffic for the Peaceful Portway event) for 3 miles to the Avon Wildlife Trust site at Bennett’s Patch and White’s Paddock for a variety of entertainment and refreshments. We’ll arrive at Bennett’s Patch around 3pm, cyclists can then choose to either cycle further on up the portway or stop for a cuppa and take part in activities. We’ll be rounding up all cyclists at 5pm to cycle back to the city centre and catch a view of the hot air balloons taking off, before the road reopens to traffic at 6pm.

LINE-UP of events and activities @ Bennett’s Patch:
Matti Hemmings BMX stunt show 3-5pm
Cargo Bike games
Pavement Portraits with local illustrator Paula Bowles
Dress your bike up accessories
Photo opportunities!
Nature activities with Avon Wildlife Trust
Pop-up cafe by Avon Wildlife Trust
Vegan food by Spicycle
Ebike trials by Atmosphere bikes
Turbo bike trainer and kids’ activities by Lyons Davidson

MEET: 2.15pm at Cumberland Piazza – by the colourful pillars underneath the flyover (we’ll be near the peach ones!) and just over the road from the Rose of Denmark pub.

Your bike – all types and varieties are welcome! We’re hoping for penny farthings, tandems, tall bikes, cargo bikes etc to join us!
Fancy dress and fun bike accessories are encouraged! Think unicorns, dragons, fairies, werewolves etc!!!

FREE to take part but we recommend you bring some cash to buy teas, coffee and homemade cake from the AWT cafe and other traders along the route.

The Carnivelo is part of Peaceful Portway – more info on the other activities happening here: www.portwaysundaypark.co.uk/


September 17, 2017
2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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Cumberland Piazza

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