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Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2017

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Leicester Caribbean Carnival returns on Saturday 5th August 2017 with their new theme for the year “It’s a Celebration”.

Come on out and support our costumed bands and floats participating in our Street Carnival which starts from our Carnival Village at Victoria Park, before making its way to the City Centre and back to the park for final performances.

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Leicester Caribbean Carnival and QUEEN SHOW 2016

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On Saturday 6th August 2016 Leicester will celebrate 31 years of Caribbean Carnival in the City with the theme “Carnival – Mas, Music & Myths”. Come on out and support our costumed bands and floats participating in our Street Carnival which starts from our Carnival Village at Victoria Park, as it makes its way to the City […]

Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2014

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Leicester Caribbean Carnival – Saturday 2nd August 2014. Leicester’s theme this year is “Celebration of Nelson Mandela”.  There will be an official ceremony in Mandela Park at 10.00am.  From 11am there will be a march from Mandela Park to Peace Walk memorial, proceeding to the Official opening ceremony at Victoria Park main entrance (Granville Road) at 12.30pm. […]

Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2013

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Sat 3rd August LEICESTER CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL “Colour My World” 11.00am Victoria Park opens to the public. 12.30pm Official Opening of Carnival at Granville Rd Entrance. 1.00pm Street Carnival of Floats and colourful costumes, to the City Centre and back. 3.00pm Performances on Main Stage and other locations in Carnival Village. Something for all the family […]

Help make it happen!

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Costume workshops leading to the 2012 event are scheduled to run from 1 April – 30 June, providing support to local groups with costume design, pattern making, construction and decoration.

Regional Queen Show Hosts!

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Leicester is delighted to be hosting the emccan Regional Queen Show on Saturday 30 June at Curve Theatre. Those wanting information about entering as a contestant should contact the Leicester Carnival Office. There is room for five entries from each of the emccan carnival partners. Full details of the venue and timing will be announced […]

Leicester Caribbean Carnival – 2012 Carnival

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Sat 3rd Sat 3rd August LEICESTER CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL “Colour My World” 11.00am                     Victoria Park opens to the public. 12.30pm                     Official Opening of Carnival at Granville Rd Entrance. 1.00pm                       Street Carnival of Floats and colourful costumes, to the City Centre and back. 3.00pm                       Performances on Main Stage and other locations in Carnival Village. […]