Welcome to Duffield Carnival’s website. We hope you will enjoy browsing through our plans and visiting our past. This year’s Carnival week runs from Sunday 19th June – Sunday 26th June 2016. Many events are being planned for your entertainment so get it in your diaries.
Duffield Carnival 2016
The theme is “AROUND THE WORLD” , interpret this as you will, and get together with school mates, colleagues and friends for the fancy dress parade which is on Sat 25th June. There’s no age limit so you’re all welcome to join in!
Take a look at our photo gallery, it might bring back memories plus you might get some inspiration for this year’s procession.
This year’s events kick off with the crowning of the Carnival Princess and her attendants on Sunday 12th June at St Alkmunds Church’s family fun day. Carnival week begins in earnest with the Treasure hunt, which this year is on Sun 19th June.
The events run on with the Duffield 5 steeplechase, the BBQ organised by all the local churches, the children’s Sports Spectacular.
Friday sees the focus switch to the big Marquees on Eyes Meadow with Duffield Dynamos staging their Presentation evening.
8.00am Saturday morning heralds the big push as volunteers set up the main event (why don’t you come down to help?). You can still make it back to see the Carnival Procession, this leaves Avenue Road at 12.45 (a little earlier than usual). It launches the Carnival Day, from then it is full on till we wind the evening down with live music till nine. See the Carnival Day page for the full programme.
Sunday brings Carnival week to a close with the 5 churches of Duffield coming together in the marquee on the Eyes Meadow.
We are presently planning entertainment and refreshments for the main arena, plus live music for the evening. We look forward to welcoming you throughout the week. For more details on the week’s entertainment see the Carnival Events page.
Duffield Carnival Crew