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Once upon a time...
there was a carnival, a very popular carnival that had been held for many many years in the lovely seaside town of Swanage.
Lots of people visited the carnival and took away lots of happy memories.

We would like to find out about your favourite stories, memories and especially to see your photos of carnivals gone by.

So post and tag us in them with @swanagecarnival or send them in directly.

We will publish your stories, memories and photos on our social media pages and website.

One day the Swanage Carnival will return with lots of fun, games and entertainment ...but in the meantime let’s treasure the ones of years gone by.........
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Once upon a time... there was a carnival, a very popular carnival that had been held for many many years in the lovely seaside town of Swanage. Lots of people visited the carnival and took away lots of happy memories. We would like to find out about your favourite stories, memories and especially to see your photos of carnivals gone by. So post and tag us in them with @swanagecarnival or send them in directly. We will publish your stories, memories and photos on our social media pages and website. One day the Swanage Carnival will return with lots of fun, games and entertainment ...but in the meantime let’s treasure the ones of years gone by.........

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Been close to 40 times and only ever one complaint... whoever decided to stop the live music on the seafront every night of carnival week it was a huge mistake !! .it was loved by all , kids, parents, grand parents all dancing happy into the night... never any hassle & kept trade in late night opening shops, still many im sure that have years of memorys still miss it!!... BRING IT BACK

I love organising the EHM Events night. Starting of in the square making our way slowly to Prince Albert gardens 😆

Riding in the carnival is and will be again our favourite summer event.

Looking forward to 2021, Stafford fan.

I remember winning the pavement artist competition as a kid. This was my little girl entering for her first time.

🤞🏻for August 2021, another BRILLIANT week down Swanage this year as usual but not the same atmosphere when the Carnival isn’t on

My best memory was when there wasn't a coronavirus 🙄

Haven't got a picture but the RNLI playing human skittles swinging a giant conga eel

I adore judging and performing at Carnival's Got Talent each year...here with Callum David Lovett and Rosie Horn , not forgetting Nick Clarke and our mistress of ceremonies Dani Elm xxxx

Remember the Greasy pole well

Bring back the greasy pole🤣🤣

Katie Maynard

Rob Lindsay top left mate! TBF you pushed most of the way!😂

🙌🏼 Ben Durand Rob Lindsay 🙌🏼 champs 🏆

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Swanage Carnival Week 2021

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Once Upon a Time Swanage had a Carnival Queen 👑

A great theme for 2021, considering all that 2020 has brought, lol

Fingers crossed 🤞

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2 months ago

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Jamie Smith

Kevin Wickens Betty Wickens Bradley Wiltshire BOOK IT OFF!! We are not missing it next year!

James Clowes,Naomi Ford x

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2 months ago

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Finding the photos from well in past that's me on the Blood Bike before being on committee

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