GoGoHare set to feature in the Lord Mayor’s Procession
PUBLISHED: 15:10 05 July 2018 | UPDATED: 15:26 05 July 2018
Mark Ivan Benfield
The Circus Comes To Town is the theme for this Saturday’s Lord Mayor’s Procession and on the EDP and Norwich Evening News float we will be joined by some very special guests.
We will be celebrating the Circus250 anniversary by hosting Pablo, the circus themed GoGoHare, as well as performers from Lost in Translation Circus and My First Circus: The Circus Child. Pablo, who has been designed by artist Antonella Beschorner, is linked to the GoGoHares summer-long art trails being brought to Norwich and Norfolk by children’s charity Break and Wild in Art. He usually resides at intu Chapelfield where GoGo fans can buy £10 raffle tickets to be in with a chance of winning the colourful sculpture.
Saturday’s Lord Mayor’s Procession from St Stephens Road to Palace Street will start at 6pm, one hour later than originally scheduled, due to England’s World Cup match. The 5K Road Race immediately before the procession will start at 5:45pm.
Our Lord Mayor’s Celebration coverage is sponsored by First Eastern Counties.
LORD MAYOR’S CELEBRATION WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS
5pm-10pm - Funfair and festival bar in Chapelfield Gardens
From 7pm - Parade of elephant puppets from Chapelfield Gardens to Gaol Hill plus big top entertainment in Chapelfield Gardens
7pm-9.15pm - Gas Hill Gasp
8pm-9pm - At The Turning Of The Tide in Castle Gardens
Music and events throughout the day at the Lost River Stage in Westlegate, Maui Waui Stage and the Bandstand in Chapelfield Gardens, Birdstage in St Gregorys Green, The Forum Stage at Millennium Plain, and Lord Mayor’s Launchpad at Chantry Car Park.
11am-10pm - Funfair and festival bar in Chapelfield Gardens
11am-11pm - Feast on the Street at Theatre Street and Norwich Market
5.45pm - 5k Road Race
6pm-8.30pm - Lord Mayor’s Procession from St Stephens Road to Palace Street
8.30pm-10pm - Pirate Party at St Stephens Street and Westlegate
10.30pm - Fireworks from Norwich Castle
11am-4pm - Urban Art Fair at St Peters Street
12pm-6pm - Music at Birdstage
12pm-7pm - Funfair in Chapelfield Gardens
From midday - The Great Norwich Duck Race from Lady Julian Bridge to Millennium Bridge
12pm-2pm - Brass band concert in Hay Hill
3pm-5pm Brass band concert in Eaton Park
1pm-5pm - The Bishop of Norwich Open Gardens in Cathedral Close
2.30pm - At The Turning Of The Tide in Castle Gardens
For more about Lord Mayor’s Celebration events, visit www.norwich.gov.uk/lmc