Swanage Carnival Showground, better known as Sandpit field, adjacent to the seafront, is the centre of the week’s events;
it is on here that we have daily entertainment in the arena with such things as
dog shows, country sports, children’s races, bands and displays.
Around the showground
are craft and retail outlets, sideshows, children’s amusements.
We have delicious food outlets to cater for most tastesand a great beer garden in which to sit, look out to sea and enjoy your food with a lovely cool drink from the carnival bar.
Sandpit field is also a wonderful vantage point to watch the firework displays, which are on for three nights during the week. All our events are listed
can see times and dates of the week’s entertainment.
The Carnival Arms in the Marquee
The carnival bar, situated in the marquee, is
open daily from midday 'till
late. Here you can get a nice cool drink of your choice
and sit in the beer garden overlooking the bay to relax and enjoy your drink.
Live Music in the Marquee
For five nights throughout the week, there is live music in the marquee with exciting
bands to entertain you. This is a great place to chill out with a drink from the bar and to get close and really experience the sights
and sounds of some superb entertainers.
Full details of performers can be found in the programme
Why not purchase a jug of Pimm’s from the Pimms Bar, relax and do some people watching from the comfort of the beer garden, whilst enjoying a lovely glass of Pimm’s
Don't forget, Sandpit Field is a fantastic viewpoint for the Firework display.
If you own a trade stall and you are interested in a pitch space on our showground
for this year's Carnival week then please look here: Trade Enquiries