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Sunday 18th June 2017

12 noon – Carnival leaves Staveley Recreation Ground (LA8 9LN) 

(Procession gathers at 11am)

 12.30pm – 4pm   Carnival Festival Event

3.30pm    Finale

Staveley Carnival Day with the renowned funky ‘fuel free’ street procession weaving its way through the streets in four breath taking seas of colour. Costumes made from recycled materials. Carnival Festival with stalls, live music, fairground, BBQ, food stalls and bar

Free Event

If you want to be a part of the procession make your own costume…Choose one of the four procession colour groups and dress only in those colours (see below)…

or come along to one of the…

Community days

To book into Windermere Costume workshop call/text Shelley 07866747685


The four colour theme groups are…

Reds through to Bright Pink

Tones of Blue

Hues of Green with a Splash of Silver

Oranges and Yellows

Other Events over Carnival Weekend…


Friday 16th June Children’s Wearable Arts and Magic Show

– 6.30-8.30pm (doors 6pm) Tickets Adult £6 Child £3 Food, Bar and Ice Cream available

Saturday 17th June Adults Wearable Arts Show and Band

– 7pm- Midnight (doors 6.30pm) Tickets Adult £10, Child £6 Food and Bar available

Tickets Available – Staveley Pharmacy

Carnival T Shirts on sale Cafe Eclec, Main St, Staveley

Staveley Carnival Photo Competition 19017631002_7f24c5a2ba_b

Winning entries will be printed in a beautiful full colour photobook celebrating Staveley carnival over the years.

The book will be available to order in 2017

Refresh your memory…:

  • 2000 Earth, Wind, Fire, Water
  • 2002 Japan, Mexico, Australia, Africa
  • 2004 Legends of The Foothills, Myths of The Warrior World, Tales of the Ocean Kingdom, Magical Fantasies of Music
  • 2006 Flowers, Frost, Fairies, Feathers
  • 2008 Contemporary Wings, Ancient Wings, Futuristic Wings, Magical Wings
  • 2010 Community Umbrellas, Natural Umbrellas, Industrial Umbrellas, Adventure Umbrellas
  • 2012 Yellow, Green & White Insects, Orange, Lime & Black Insects, Red, Bright Blue & Silver Insects, Shocking Pink, Brown & Light Blue Insects
  • 2014 Orange, Purple & Black Mystical Magical Creatures, Blue, Green & Silver Mystical Magical Creatures, Red, Yellow & Silver Mystical Magical Creatures, Pink, Lime & White Mystical Magical Creatures.
  • 2017 The Grand Finale, Big and Fantastic. Tones of blue, Shades of red, Hues of green, Orange and Yellow


PHOTOS OF WHOLE EVENT (the procession, wearable arts, on the field, performances, the finale etc)

SEND ENTRIES To email: whatsonstaveley@gmail.com or by post to Shelley, Staveley Carnival Photo Comp, Shellkorbar, Kentmere Rd, Staveley, LA8 9JF.

Format: Digital .jpeg high resolution. Only high quality and clear images can be accepted.

Digital entries should be saved with file name: yearnametelephine.jpg

e.g. 2002Barlow07866747685.jpg

Please provide your full name, telephone, year the photo was taken.


**WORKSHOPS are underway with lots of exciting creativity building ** 

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This will be the last year of the Staveley Carnival Arts Project so lets make it the best yet!!