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10am – 4pm Downham Market Heritage Society “The Heritage Centre” will be open throughout Festival week in the Town Hall
10am – 5pm Festival Art Exhibition in the Town Hall assembly room
12 noon Carnival Parade Assembles at Heygate’s Mill
1pm Parade of decorated floats leaves Heygate’s Mill for its journey to the Howdale.
Led by the Peterborough Highland Pipe Band along Railway Road, Bridge Street, High Street, past Cannon Square and then along London Road before turning into Howdale Road.
Carnival Day
2.10pm Official opening of carnival day.
The Town Mayor will officially open the Carnical day events.
2.30pm Spectacular high fall show. International stunt man Mark Stannage will be jumping head first from the top of a tower
2.50pm Solo mountain bike stunt show.
3.20pm Presentation of awards for best dressed floats
3.25pm Exploding coffin escape Mark Stannage tries to escape from a coffin before it explodes
3.40pm Solo motorbike stunt show
4.10pm Death defying flaming high dive
6.30pm Open Bowls Drive at Downham Market Conservative Club, Bridge Street.
7.30pm The Centre Stage Swing Band at the Town Hall