The Kemptown Carnival returns in 2016 and it’s looking to be the biggest yet. Plans include expanding the Carnival footprint to cater for 6 live music stages showcasing some of Brighton’s leading artists and musicians, opening up the Parade of Flowers to many more groups and performers, street theatre, dance troupes, choirs, street games, graffiti demos and workshops, amazing local food and drink, vintage arts, crafts and clothing, children’s entertainment and activities, fairground rides, tug’o’war, and the Grand Custard Pie Fight!
We are also runnning a season of fund raising events from February to June, from club nights to the Great Kemp Town Bake off, there are many fun interesting ways to get involved and support us. Sign up to our mailing list to get the latest news.
In 2016 we are creating more opportunities for street performers and parading/processional groups, and musicians to get involved. If you wish to perform on stage, in the streets, or take part in the opening Parade of Flowers, then please see our get involved page to register!
Volunteer for the Carnival
There are loads of ways to take part in the Carnival and a variety of volunteer roles including stewarding, stage management and artist liaison. Sign Up Here
Flying Swordfish Dance Band
Wednesday May 18th
Barulho and King Lagoon’s Flying Swordfish Dance Band. An evening of legendary psychotropic tales as part of Brighton Fringe 2016. Join us at the Brighton Spiegeltent for adventure, absurdity, bedlam, heroic deeds, exotic smells, and intoxicating rhythms.
Now Live on GoFundMe
After taking a year out, we need your help to bring back the Carnival and make it the strongest and most ambitious programme ever. Click Here to get some seriously good gifts in return for your pledge.