Event Results 2023

Carnival’s Got Talent

Young Star: Elsie McNeilly

Jesse Jones Award: Elsie McNeilly

Keef’s Kabin Judge’s Choice: Pierre Lafayette-Marsh

Daisy May Elm Award: Pierre Lafayette-Marsh

Adult Star: Natalie Sherlock

Classic Car Show

Best in Show: Phil Baskerville

Plymouth P10 Deluxe 1939

Fire Engine Pull

1st Swanage and Wareham Rugby Club 26.17 seconds

2nd RNLI 26.69 seconds

3rd Bob Warriors 29.62 seconds


Junior Girls: Ava Sheperd

Junior Boys: Josh Titley

Ladies: Wendy Moody

Mens: John Gregory

Go Kart Grand Prix: Girls 6-7 years

1st Poppy Macrae

2nd Poppy Lowe

Go Kart Grand Prix: Girls 8-9 years

1st Mia Lovell

2nd Lyra Beattie


Men’s singles:

1st Graham Churchill 

2nd Jason Gover

Ladies singles:

1st Angela Dyke

2nd Jane Higgins 

Blind pairs:

1st Kerry Anne Stapleton and Jack Papworth

Nine dart shoot out: 

1st Joe Ciardini

Junior Crabbing 10 and Under

1st Luke Gould

2nd Jack Chapman

3rd James North

Junior Crabbing 11-15 Years

1st Louisa Edholm

2nd Felicity Nicholls

3rd  Violet Nicholls

Pavement Artists

Under 5’s: Arlo Lynch

6-9 years: Megan Titley

10-13 years: Jonty Smallwood

14-19 years: Katherine Cannon

20+ years: Abigail Speak

Robeiro Cup: Cleo Walsh

Pool Competition

Champion – Carl White

Runner Up – Matt Carey

Speed Pool Champion – Steve ARP


Most Comical: Dementia Friendly Purbeck

Best in Purbeck: Swanage Sea Rowing Club

Best Overall: Swanage Sea Rowing Club

Procession Group A: Walking Fancy Dress

1st Allsort’d

2nd Sea Swimmers

3rd Churches Together

Procession Group B: Trade

1st Cumulus

2nd Woodyhyde

3rd Army

Procession Group C: Large Tableau

1st Swanage Sea Rowing Club

2nd Dementia Friendly Purbeck

3rd Sydenhams

Procession Group D: Small Tableau

1st Weldmar Hospice

Putting Tournament

1st and Best Visitor: Michael Robinson – 46

2nd Rob Thomas – 49

3rd Joe H – 51

4th and Best Local Rob Trickey – 51

We’re A Knockout

1st Swanage Fire Station Team

2nd Cumulus

Wheelbarrow Race

1st Place The Baywatch Babes

Best Fancy Dress The Grapes

Yard of Ale

1st Oz – 40.55 seconds

1st Lady (half yard) Karen – 13.34 seconds


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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