Swanage Carnival is the premier Carnival on the south coast.  We are a self funded organisation, run solely by volunteers.

8 days of fun filled events and entertainment for all ages, including; air displays, live music, sporting events, games, competitions, treasure hunts, three magnificent firework displays and our famous Carnival procession.

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Help us continue to put on the south coast’s premier Carnival by supporting one of our events.

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And this is why

Raising thousands of pounds each year for our chosen charities and good causes

In 2019 Swanage Carnival celebrated another successful year,  giving away a staggering £28,800 to 26 selected organisations.  The donations were awarded at our annual presentation night and we have been delighted to learn how these hard raised funds have been put to great use in our community.

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Supporters of Swanage Carnival 2019

Carnival Event Sponsors 2019 :

Corbens Estate Agents
Cost Cutters
Country Foods
Darren Strong
Dave Lucas
East Bar, Phil Wood
Ellis Jones Solicitors
Fortes Ice Cream
GT Nuckley
Harding Redmans Accountants
Harlees Fish & Chips Ltd
Harrow House
Humphries Kirk Solicitors
Innovation Hair & Beauty
J A Construction
Jimi @ Swanage Bay View
Juice Broadband / Wide FM Ltd
Keith Dixon
La Trattoria
Miles & Son Estate Agents
MKL Accountants
Ocean Blue
Oliver Miles Estate Agents
Putlake Adventure Farm
Purbeck Gazette
Puzey & Co Ltd
Redhill Windows
Ringwood Brewery
SAT Taxis
Shorefield Holidays Ltd
Surfari Ltd
Swanage Angling Centre
Swanage Bay View
Swanage Bowling Club
Swanage Conservative Club
Swanage Holiday Properties
Swanage Sailing Club
Swanage Town Council
Tawnys Wine bar
The Anchor Inn
The Black Swan Inn
The Cabin
The Fish Plaice
The Red Lion
The White Horse Inn
Top Deck
W F Snook & Son
Woody Hyde Campsite
Wordsworth House Care Home
WPM Residential Lettings
Wyke Dorset Cottages
Wyke Holiday Cottages

And the many shops, traders and hotels who made donations to Swanage Carnival 

Swanage Carnival

Swanage Regatta and Carnival is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No.4933189. Registered Office: Herston Cross House, 230 High Street, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2PQ