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Swanage Carnival & Regatta Week

Swanage Regatta and Carnival is THE event on the South Coast, with 8 days of fun and activities for everyone. The parade, regatta, fireworks, masquerade night, treasure hunts, dog show, talent contest, air show and karaoke  are just some of the events taking place during the week. Have a look at what’s going on and keep an eye on our Facebook page for daily updates.

On all week

  • Adult & Children's foot treasure hunt
  • What's Not My Line competition
  • Carnival Pimms and prosecco bar

Saturday 30th July

  • Children's painting competition
  • Sports weekend
  • Raw samba
  • Fireworks display

Sunday 31st July

  • Carnival queen crowning
  • Procession day
  • The Sidekicks & Sway all starts

Monday 1st August

  • Kitchen cookery demonstration
  • Market day
  • Fun-filled children's afternoon
  • Bingo

Tuesday 2nd August

  • Wacky fun races
  • Junior tennis tournament
  • Kayak race
  • Barn dance

Wednesday 3rd August

  • Dog agility
  • Scruffs dog show
  • Adult sand sculpture
  • Fireworks display

Thursday 4th August

  • Carnival's Got Talent
  • Children's fancy dress disco
  • Yard of ale competition
  • Electro house masquerade

Friday 5th August

  • Carnival's Got Talent final
  • Wheelbarrow race
  • Carnival karaoke

Saturday 6th August

  • Table-top sale
  • Fun beach race
  • Fireworks finale