Welcome to Great Dunmow Carnival est. 1951
Every third Saturday in September, Great Dunmow hosts a family carnival extravaganza. Enjoy a traditional procession, showground events, stalls, food, a free evening of concert performers and fireworks. Carnival gets bigger and better every year. Many thanks to the thousands of people who came or took part in 2016 for what was undoubtedly our best carnival ever. as soon as we can we will post details of Carnival 2017!!!
The search is on for Dunmow’s 2017 Carnival Court consisting of a Carnival Queen and Two Princesses. The chosen girls will represent the town for a year and will be supplied dresses and shoes ‘fit for a Queen and Princesses’
At this year’s Great Dunmow Carnival on Saturday 16th September the Queen’s Court Float will head the procession through the town to the Recreation Ground.
The COURT will also represent GREAT DUNMOW at approximately eight CARNIVAL EVENTS throughout the county during the summer CARNIVAL SEASON.
This year’s Choosing & Crowning Ceremony will be held at the DOURDAN PAVILION The Causeway Great Dunmow CM6 2AA, Friday 24th March 2017 at 7.00 pm.
Entrants for the Princesses should be aged between 9 and 14 years, while those entering the QUEEN’s selection should be 14 or over. Admission to the Selection Evening is FREE to ENTRANTS. Members of the public will be charged £1 for ADULTS and 50p for children, this includes light refreshments. There will also be a RAFFLE. If you wish to be considered for one of the roles apply here