71st BARNSTAPLE CARNIVAL 2017

16th September 2017

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WHAT IS BARNSTAPLE CARNIVAL?

Established since 1931

Barnstaple Fair Carnival has been held in the town since 1931 and has run for 71 consecutive years this year. Barnstaple Fair, operated by the Showman’s Guild of Great Britain, is the largest in the West Country and it is tradition for the Carnival to follow this event.

The Fair proclamation, held at the Guildhall, on the Wednesday prior to the Carnival, this year 13th September 2017, is a prestigious event attended by the Mayor, Town Clerk, Chief Executive of North Devon council, the Chief of Police and many other dignitaries as well as representatives from local businesses and organisations.

The Fair runs from 13th – 16th September 2017 inclusive, and the Carnival being held on Saturday 16th September 2017 usually attracts up to 20,000 people. The Carnival is organised by a small Committee of volunteers and is a registered charity.

Organised in partnership with

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County Garage Group
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Event Schedule

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Time Event
TBC Judging for the children’s procession
TBC Children’s procession starts (from the heritage centre)
TBC Judging for the main procession
TBC Crowning of the carnival queen
TBC Main procession starts
TBC Fireworks Display

Sponsors of the Carnival

our grateful thanks to you all!

T.K.Maxx
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M&E Alarms
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Andrew Scott
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Alfie Browns

Assured Wealth Management

B-Line Taxis

Chequers Estate Agents

Colins Removals

Corner House Pub

Craigen Engineering

Darvill Estate Agents

Gibbs Property Management

John Smale & Co.

Lilico’s

North Devon Precision Products

Phillip Dennis Food Service

Sands Fresh Food Bar

Scoff’s Original Restaurant

Shaveley Properties (Uk) Ltd

St Johns Garden Centre

Tea by the Taw

The Riser Sports Bar

Toller Beattie Solicitors

Tony James

Urban Office Interiors

Webbers Estate Agents

Woody’s Fish And Chips