Nottingham Carnival Weekend, 20th & 21st August 2016

Get involved with Nottingham’s Caribbean Carnival!  Organised by Nottingham Carnival Trust with Tuntum Housing Association, the Nottingham Carnival Weekend is two days of activities and entertainment for all the community, drawing crowds of up to 30,000 people.  The organisers would love more troupes and performers from Nottingham North to get involved so if you are interested in taking part please contact Richard Renwick at or phone 0115 9166066.  Check out the website here:

The event comprises live performances from the main stage and other music stages, carnival parade, workshops, stalls and a large funfair.

The Carnival site at The Victoria Embankment, The Meadows, is open 12noon to 8pm on both days. For Saturdays’ music festival there is a small admission fee of £2 for adults, £1 for children under 12 and toddlers go free. The carnival parade is on the Sunday, commencing at 2pm. It returned to its roots in The Meadows in 2015 with many local and visiting troupes, performances on stage and funfair and stalls for a full day of family fun.