Wye Float 2018

Sponsored by New Silver Dragon (Hereford)


Wye Float River and Music Festival 2018

 

An event based on a popular Finnish river festival is coming to Hereford for the second time this summer. Wye Float, taking place in August, will see individuals, families, or groups float down the River Wye using inflatables such as swimming pools, rubber dinghies, flamingos, and even giant pizzas.  Set to take place on August 11 in the field next to Hereford Rowing Club, people will be able to inflate their vessels from 9am.

Various live music acts, food and drink vendors and other entertainment will be available for both the participants and supporting spectators right up in till 22:00hrs.

The float will begin around midday and the route will take participants past the Old Bridge, Cathedral, Castle Green, King George V playing fields, Victoria Bridge, Bartonsham Dairy fields before the finish point which is located next to the Hereford Greenway cycle path.

The charities the event will be supporting are West Mercia Search and Rescue, Hope Support Services, as well as Hereford Youth Canoe Club, who are providing training and river support on the day. Volunteers are also being sought to help out on the day. 





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