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Thornbury Carnival

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Tuesday 4th April 2017

7pm: Thornbury Carnival Committee Meeting
Cadman Wealth Planning Ltd

Hanover Room

Volunteers welcome! No experience is necessary, just a friendly approach, resourcefulness and reliability.

Want to know more? Email below or come along to our next meeting.

Remaining 2017 dates are: 4th Apr, 2nd May and 6th Jun.


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Thornbury Carnival

Taking Part

Everyone is welcome to join in Thornbury Carnival!

If you'd like to advertise in the programme, join the parade, run a stall on the field, entertain the crowd or volunteer to help it all run smoothly, click here to find out how to take part.

Latest News

The Bohemians

Thornbury Carnival

Thornbury Carnival's 2017 finale act will be a "Queen" tribute band - The Bohemians.

Very well known as a top performing group of Queen favourites, The Bohemians are sure to attract a big crowd.

Read February's Carnival Newsletter

Preparations for this year's Carnival are in full swing after a period of testing challenges and extra preparatory work.

Click here to download the first newsletter for the 2017 Carnival.

Can you help Thornbury Carnival?

Thornbury's Carnival Committee have recently welcomed new volunteers, and with a strengthened core now in place, they are preparing for a 2017 Carnival.

The posts of Treasurer and Entertainments Manager have been filled, but there are still several vacancies for key committee roles.

If you would like to join the committee in any capacity and help plan the next Thornbury Carnival, please make contact as soon as possible.

No experience is necessary, just a friendly approach, resourcefulness and reliability.

Want to know more? Email .

2017 Ticket Prices

Thornbury Carnival

Earlybird and Family tickets are available until 5pm on the Saturday prior to Carnival Day (June 24th). After this, only full price adult and child tickets will be sold.

For ticket buying purposes "children" are of primary school age only. Older children and teens need to buy an adult ticket.

Prices are as follows:

  • Adults £6 (£5 Earlybird)
  • Children £4 (£3 Earlybird)
  • Family ticket covering either 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children £15

Ticket outlets will be announced nearer the time.

About the Carnival

Click here to see photos of the 2016 Carnival.

Thornbury Carnival is open to everyone, and designed to appeal to all interests and ages.

You too can take part - click here to find out how.

The Parade starts from The Castle School in the morning, moving through Thornbury along Castle Street and High Street, with local groups and floats welcome to take part.

Activities on the Mundy Playing fields run through the afternoon, with a fun fair, refreshments, a variety of stalls and stage entertainment.

With around 10,000 visitors, the Carnival is an opportunity for local charities to raise funds, and for businesses and organisations to promote their interests.

For enquiries, please contact:

About the Organisers

Thornbury Carnival is organised by the Thornbury Carnival Community Interest Company (C.I.C.), registered at Companies House, Reg. No: 08472025

Thornbury Carnival C.I.C. is an independent, voluntary organisation not associated with any other Club, Association or Local Authority and has 3rd Party Liability Insurance.

Thornbury Carnival

PRS For Music

PRS for Music licences the use of copyright music across the UK, giving businesses and organisations the legal permission they need to play the music they want.

These licences ensure that music publishers, songwriters and composers are fairly rewarded with royalties so they can keep making music - and mean that we’re able to support music at events like this.

For more information about PRS for Music or music licensing, visit www.prsformusic.com or call 0800 068 4828.

Forthcoming events

Tuesday 4th April 2017

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Saturday 1st July 2017

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