carnival procession

Takes place on 6 July 2024

‘Carnival Day’ commences at noon with a street procession of floats and walkers travelling from Wellington College, via Dukes Ride and the High Street to the Morgan Recreation Ground where there is entertainment to watch and stalls to browse throughout the afternoon.  

Everyone likes a parade! The joy of the cheering crowds, the bright colours, the raucous noise, and the sheer exuberance are at their most magical during a street procession. The shiny eyes of the little ones both along the route and on the floats make it all worthwhile. Here are some of the details:

1. Schools

2. Pre-Schools

3. Youth Groups

4. Community Groups

5. Trade / Commercial

(And some may not wish to be judged)

The winner in each category will receive a plaque and a certificate commemorating their achievement.

At the ‘village square’ in front of the library further judging takes place to select the best overall float in the procession. The winner is awarded the procession cup, on the Carnival stage, to hold for two years. The winner’s name is engraved on the cup.

11.00am All floats and walker participants in place and ready for judging.

11.30am Judging of the procession entries.

12 noon Carnival procession departs from Wellington College.  The route can be seen here.

1.00pm (approx.) Procession arrives at Morgan Recreation Ground

Please go to the Entry Forms Page for the booking form.