The Executive Committee have just had an urgent meeting to discuss our current financial situation have decided to cancel this year's carnival event on 6 August.

It was felt that with no funds available hosting this event would irresponsibly increase our debts further with no sign of how to pay them off.

We hope to do a great deal of fundraising over the next year so we can pay off the existing bills and raise sufficient funds to come back with an event next year.

I hope people can understand our situation and I apologise for any inconvenience caused by this decision but we feel under these circumstances that this is the correct action to take at this time.

On behalf of Poole Carnival - Trevor Hunter

Official Poole Carnival Website

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Welcome to the Poole Carnival Website

The next Poole Carnival will take place on
Sunday 6 August 2017

Poole Carnival
Next General Meeting

will be held on

at the Branksome Liberal Club, Salisbury Road, Parkstone.

A chance for anybody interested to get involved, share their views and ideas or help out with much needed sponsorship.

Everybody welcome!


Keep up to date in the build up to the 2017 Carnival with the
Poole Carnival Blog

Flower Show

Flower Show Cancelled

Due to a poor financial situation the committee have reluctantly decided to cancel the Flower Show this year.

Charity Fair 2017 - Application Form

2016 Carnival

Please send us your photos, blog posts and any information after this year's successful carnival.

Tops Days Nurseries win 1st place in Youth Organisation Float


Waitrose Parkstone Carnival Advert Wessex 4x4 Response Logo

Wessex 4x4 Response is a charity made up of volunteers that can offer a variety of services to Local Authorities, Emergency Services and other Volunteer Agencies.

Principally this is providing reliable transport in times of major emergencies and severe weather (snow & ice, gales, heavy rain and floods).

This can be to transport essential personnel or supplies to areas that would be hard or impossible to reach in normal vehicles, and also in support of emergency rest centres set up by local authorities.

We can also provide assistance when an emergency response organisation's own vehicle assets have been depleted by the demands made on them.


Poole Carnival is proud to be supporting the Parkstone Sea Cadets charities this year.

Poole Carnival 2017 Charity Logos - Parkstone Sea Cadets

Poole Carnival Patron

Former Miss World Ann Sidney
is the proud Patron of the Poole Carnival.

Poole Carnival Patron Ann Sidney

Local Carnivals

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Winton Carnival
Upton Carnival
Wareham Carnival
Swanage Carnival
Christchurch Carnival


For all enquiries please email
enquiries@poolecarnival.info for more information.