The Yarmouth Carnival Annual Duck Race will be held on Easter Saturday Saturday (30th March) at 4.30pm, when 1000 bright yellow plastic ducks, all numbered, will be released into the River Yar.
The Isle of Wight had pride of place in Hackney, London on Saturday as The New Carnival Company’s Blue Touch Paper collaboration led the spectacular carnival parade to welcome the Olympic Torch into London.
The spectacular Blue Touch Paper Carnival Project – ‘Sarava! St George’ will be leading The New Carnival Company’s Arts Parade through Ryde on Saturday afternoon at 3pm.
Ryde Town Arts Festival begins on Friday and there will be a spectacular carnival procession through the town and other entertainments on Saturday 30th June 2012.
Giant Carnival Lantern Workshops. As part of the WWLP’s continued support for carnival crafts in the West Wight, The New Carnival Company will be delivering a series of Lantern Making workshops.
Yarmouth Carnival Committees’ annual Guy Fawkes celebrations and firework party tonight! As in past years there will be a party in the Square and entertainment starting at 6.30pm.
No one does a carnival quite like the Isle of Wight. On Saturday, Sandown Carnival & Celebrations promises to be really spectacular. complete with a traditional procession of floats, live entertainment, sideshows and fireworks on the beach.
Christian Beasley has once again produced Isle of Wight Carnival Spectacular Videos. He attended Sandown Illuminated Carnival and has posted three and seven minute videos of the event on the Youtube links below.