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If you have any questions at all regarding Swanage Carnival please fill in the form below and we will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible. Please check our ‘frequently asked questions just in case it helps solve your query.

Frequently asked questions

When is the Carnival Procession?

The Carnival Procession is on the first Sunday of Carnival week starting at 3pm

What time do the fireworks start?

The Fireworks start at 9.45pm

What date is Carnival 2024?

Yes, Swanage Carnival 2024 is from Saturday 27th July – Saturday 3rd August

How can a charity register?

Applications to be considered as a good cause must be sent to:  for consideration in April.

Do you hire out marquees?

Our marquees and other equipment are available to hire on our hire page.

Who runs Swanage Carnival?

The Carnival committee are all volunteers and we give up our time for nothing. If you would like to join the committee or become a “Friend of Carnival” you can find out more here… Become a volunteer. If you would like to learn more about us, please visit here… About Swanage Carnival.

Can I pay contactless?

Contactless machines will be available 0n our showground and certain events.

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

    In 2023 Swanage Carnival celebrated another successful year, giving away a staggering £27,650 to 20 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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