Wow ! What a 2022 'comeback' Carnival - we'll post some photos and report later. See you in 2023

Saturday 30th April - Monday 2nd May. Click on the links below to find out more

Children's Disco

Date: Saturday 30th April 2022

Time: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Church Road

Price: £4.00 per child (includes a drink & snacks)

Any child of Primary School age only. Due to the size of the hall, parents/carers will be asked to wait outside - we'll have a covered area for you.

 

 

 

 

 

Reserve your ticket Here

Scarecrow Hunt

Date: Sunday 1st May 2022

Time: From 2:00pm   - Take a look at the entries registered to date :  Here

Location: From the Methodist Church

Let your creatives ideas flow as you create your masterpiece to display on Sunday - anything based on the theme of 'Platinum Highlights'. Please register your scarecrow as soon as possible, so that we can prepare a map of where all of them are.  For ideas of previous scarecrows that our villagers have created (with various themes for various years), see our selection of photos at the bottom of our Gallery page

 

 

Register your Scarecrow Here

Weekend Programme

We have loads of events planned:

Saturday 30th - Childrens Disco (Don't forget to register for your tickets)

Sunday 1st - Scarecrows & History Trail - Make a scarecrow & display outside your house for everyone to see as you walk around Winterbourne Down on the history trail (Don't forget to register your scarecrow !)

Monday 2nd - For the children, dress up & take part in our procession from Bradley Ave shops to the Methodist Church before the main stalls & events open

We hope to have a flypast from a Lancaster Bomber at 2.36pm

Check our Facebook Page for updates or....

Click Here to View our Full Weekends Programme

2022 theme: Platinum Highlights

Celebrating 70 years of remarkable people and outstanding moments

This year we will be celebrating 70 years of remarkable people and outstanding moments.

Let your creativity flow as you create your scarecrows and/or your fancy dress costumes for the procession.

Some ideas could be anything from Nelson Mandela, the moon landing, the Queens coronation, Concorde, Computers, Mobile phones and the internet, England win the world cup, improvements in equality, Covid, Decimalisation.

The charities that we are currently supporting

MIND
MIND provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. "We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect."

MIND website

BRACE

BRACE funds world class clinical and laboratory research into Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia to find better treatments, achieve earlier diagnosis and one day, a cure.

BRACE is a regional charity, supporting researchers in South West England and South Wales. Its area of benefit is global, and it increasingly attracts donations and help from supporters around the UK and abroad.

BRACE Website

TRUSSELL TRUST

Their vision is for a UK without the need for food banks.

"We say this because it’s not right that anyone cannot afford their own food. That’s why we are working towards a just, compassionate future, where no one should have to use a food bank to get by."

Trussell Trust Website

SSFA - The Armed Forces Charity

They exist to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to support their independence and dignity.

SSFA Website

Some statistics from 2019's Carnival

1,102

Cakes eaten

8

Local Projects Helped

25

Sack race contestants

100's

of people attended & enjoyed themselves

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If you have any queries on our carnival, please send us a message. Please email wbdcarnivalwebmaster@gmail.com or winterbournedowncarnival@gmail.com