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London Lord Mayor’s Show

The Lord Mayor’s Show is over 800 years old and has been a fixture of London life for centuries, from its origins as a way to make the city behave through medieval carnival and imperial spectacle to become the world’s greatest unrehearsed civic procession and its longest-running TV show. The organisers claim that the modern [...]

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Weston-Super-Mare Carnival

Stunning illuminations will light up the night sky above Weston-Super-Mare when the popular carnival returns to town starting at 7.15pm. More than 140 illuminated floats, marching bands, fancy dress walkers, and entertainers will wind their way through the town where thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Weston and line the streets to see [...]

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North Petherton Carnival

Organised by the North Petherton Carnival Committee, the Carnival has been doing for over 70 years and is one of the illuminated carnivals of the Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnival Association circuit which takes place annually in the County of Somerset. It was first reported as being held in the 1880’s. It has grown over [...]

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Burnham On Sea Carnival

The origins of this carnival lies in Bridgwater where the inhabitants commemorated the date of Guy Fawkes’ attempt in 1605 to blow up parliament with a parade. Bridgwater stages the first carnival of the series across Somerset.The procession starts from Tesco’s roundabout to Love Lane, to Manor Road then Victoria Street to High Street then [...]

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Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival

The carnival continues to attract thousands of spectators and enthralled people of all ages as it winds its way around the historic streets of Bridgwater, Somerset.According to organisers, Bridgwater Carnival continues its reputation as the largest and best illuminated procession in the world, with a mesmerising display of colour, sound, movement and overall entertainment. The [...]

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Aylesham Carnival

Advertised as the largest village carnival in Kent, Aylesham Carnival promotes the village to surrounding areas in Kent and beyond. As far as records show, the first carnival held in Aylesham was in 1929. Over the years, the Association has been repeatedly held in abeyance and revived until the late 1990s/early 2000s, when a period [...]

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Hackney Carnival

Produced by Hackney Council and since 2013 was directed by Global Carnivalz’s Chief Executive Pax Nindi (till 2020), this Carnival has been dubbed UK’s fastest growing and safe event, whilst the Metro call it an alternative to Notting Hill Carnival. In addressing the fast growth of this event, it is now based around Central Hackney [...]

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Kingston Upon Thames Carnival

Free event in Kingston town centre starting at 12 noon and finishing at 7pm taking place in the Market Place, High St, Memorial Gardens, All Saints Church and the Rose Theatre, with the main procession starting at the Guildhall at 12 noon finishing at 1pm. The carnival brings together different local communities to experience a [...]

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Hull International Carnival

Launched in 2016 and premiered in 2018 inside Freedom Festival directed by Global Carnivalz Chief Executive Pax Nindi who was involved in initiating this Northern cultural gem as the media call it. Apart from local Hull artist, as an international carnival, each year the organisors invites and involves regional and international Carnivals and artists to [...]

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Ryde Illuminated Carnival

The carnival season culminates with what the organisers call the Ultimate Isle of Wight Carnival in Ryde featuring over 2,000 performers from carnival clubs around the Isle of Wight. This is a sensory feast of sound with musical influences from round the world. The organisors state that it is the biggest and best of all [...]

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