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Blandford Yuletide Festival

When? 12 December 2018
Where? Blandford

  • Blandford Yuletide Festival

The Blandford Yuletide Festival has become an established part of the Christmas Calendar. 2018 is our eighth festival and is planned to be the biggest so far. Below is the current programme for the evening; however, this is subject to change, so check the website from time to time to see what we have planned.


4.00pm Road Closure Begins

5.00pm Festival Begins – Stalls and Shops Open

5.30pm Rendezvous of Primary Schools' Lantern Parade at Langton Road Car Park

6.00pm Lantern Parade Begins – Led by Father Christmas and will include The Blandford Stour Valley Band. The parade will travel from Langton Road Car Park, along East Street, up Church Lane into The Plocks, down Salisbury Street, into the Market Place and coming to a halt in front of the Church.

Approximately 6.20pm Parade arrives outside the Church to be followed by Communal Carol Singing with the Music Played by The Blandford Stour Valley Brass Band.

6.40pm End of Carol Singing

6.40pm till 8.30pm Evening Entertainment around the town.

8.30pm Fireworks

9.00pm Festival Ends

10.00pm Road Re-opens

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