Friday 31 July 2020 to Sunday 9 August 2020
See website for programme
Most events locally are cancelled due to Coronavirus / Covid-19. We will remove this message when government restrictions are lifted, but until then please assume events are not taking place.
Week of family fun and events including a Carnival Day procession around the town featuring floats, fancy-dress, pull-and push-along vehicles and much more.
Traditional seaside activities include a sand-castle competition, town crier competition, gillying ... Wells Carnival is a not-for-profit organisation run by a team of hardworking volunteers who live in or near the town of Wells-next-the-Sea, on the beautiful North Norfolk coast. The event has been taking place annually at the beginning of August for well over 90 years. The Carnival, which was originally known as the Wells Regatta was just a one day event and the earliest programme we have is for Saturday 24th July, 1926 (unless you have an earlier one). Over the years the event has grown and the carnival committee ‘Crew’ (they wear the fuchsia pink T.shirts) now organise more than 100 events over the 10 days of Carnival.
We endeavour to provide entertainment for all ages: a teddy bears picnic for the little ones, raft race and funrun for the energetic plus painting and sandcastle competitions for the artistic. We also put on history walks and various workshops plus live music over 6 nights along with the ever popular Screen on the Green. The event culminates on the 2nd Saturday with the main Carnival event, including fancy dress competitions, a parade around the town and a spectacular music event in the evening.
Price: By donation or to cover costs
Location: The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EU
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Iceland: Part 1 A Showcase Exhibition & Book
28/03/2020 to 11/04/2020
NWT Children’s Wildlife Watch - Broads Boats
Bure Valley Railway Easter Eggspress
04/04/2020 to 19/04/2020
Easter Craft Fair
11/04/2020 to 17/04/2020
Holkham Foraging Course Walk
Live Music Session - Snapshot
Deepdale Beltane 2020
01/05/2020 to 02/05/2020