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Northampton Carnival 2017

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Northampton Carnival will return to ‘Celebrate the Wonder of Nature’ on Saturday 10th June.

This year’s theme ‘Celebrate the Wonder of Nature’ promises to make for a spectacular parade full of vibrant and creative costumes and floats. Meanwhile, the park venue will once again offer a range of stage performances, various stalls and entertainment to amuse everyone.

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Northampton Carnival 2016

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Saturday 11th June – RACECOURSE FIVE Continents – ONE Carnival is the theme for Northampton Carnival this year, which takes place at the Racecourse. From 12noon to 7.00pm there will be live entertainment, food stalls, artefacts, costume and dance displays.  The Carnival Parade will set off from the Racecourse at 2.00pm and lead down Kettering Road […]

Northampton Carnival 2016

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Please note that the route has changed this year.  The event will take place at the Racecourse where the parade will set off at 2.00pm.  It will continue down Kettering Road into the town centre, then return to the Racecourse for live performances on the main stage.

Northampton Carnival 2015

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Northampton Carnival would like to thank everyone for supporting them and making sure it was a hugely successful event despite the challenges faced by organisers.

Queen Carnival

Carnival Queen Show

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Experience the essence of this 2 part show. PART 1 A cultural showcase of music, song, dance and rhythms. Featuring, Alexander D Great, Afro-Brazilian Dance, The Royal & Derngate Choir, Marimba Music and much more PART 2 9 Carnival Queens from Regional Caribbean Carnivals in stunning costumes compete for the title emccan Carnival Queen 2014/15

Northampton Carnival

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Sat 8th June NORTHAMPTON CARNVAL “ Celebrating Nature – A Carnival Safari”   12 noon         Park open to the Public 2.00pm          Official Opening of Carnival followed by Parade of floats and Troupes through the town centre; stalls and activities as well as entertainment on stage continues at the Park 7.30pm           End of Activities for […]

Northampton Carnival will go ahead on July 14th despite the weather!

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The Carnival will go ahead as planned and will be using the park at Delapre Abbey after parading round the town. But the persistent wet weather has made the ground unfit for vehicles to cross and so cars won’t be allowed in to the park. We look forward to seeing your there!!

Northampton Carnival Cancelled – new date to be announced

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At 4.35 pm on Friday 8 June, Northampton Borough Council asked the Carnival Committee to postpone the Carnival due to take place on Saturday 9 June. The very poor weather conditions mean that Delapre Abbey’s grounds and parklands – where the carnival begins and ends with a fair – cannot be used. The Borough Council […]

Carnival Workshop Project

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Workshops are being planned for participants to come and create costumes for the parade. More information to follow.