Welcome to the website of the Hertford Carnival

 

Through the storms 2017

In 2017 we once again went with the Carnival at the Castle format, and a fourth event was held on 25 June 2017, pulling in great crowds despite some gloomy clouds.

a child playing games in 2017

Click here to read about the day, and to see photos of the stalls and entertainments, and everything else happening on the day.

Click here to read about the support for the day from businesses and here to read about the volunteer team.

Click here to read about competitions like the quiz night, here to read about the charities chosen to receive the proceeds of the carnival, and here to read about press coverage.

Photo;Games on Carnival Day 2017, courtesy of courtesy of Steve Beeston photography .

Fun in the sun 2016

A third Carnival at the Castle took place on Sunday 19 June 2016, and it was a roaring success!a small child at carnival day 2016

Click here to read about the day, and to see photos of the stalls and entertainments, and of the charming fancy dress competition.

Click here to read about the support for the day from businesses and volunteers.

Click here for other information, such as the fancy dress, the quiz night, the charities chosen to benefit, and the press coverage.

Photo; A small child at Carnival Day 2016, courtesy of courtesy of Steve Beeston photography .

Disney 2015

A second Carnival at the Castle took place on Sunday 28 June 2015, and it was another great community day!

Click here to read about the day, and to see photos of the stalls and entertainments, fancy dress competition, and other town attractions.councillors attending Carnival 2015

Click here to read about the support for the day from businesses and volunteers.

Click here for other information, such as competition winners and chosen charities.

Photo; Cllr Peter Ruffles and Mayor of Hertford, Cllr Dr Linda Radford, attending Hertford Carnival 2015. Photo courtesy of Melissa Bolton.

Royalty 2014

Carnival at the Castle took place on Sunday 22 June 2014. Once again, we had fun in the sun!

Click here to read about the day, and to see photos of the stalls and entertainments, fancy dress competition, and other town attractions.

princes and princesses at the castle 2014

Photo; The fancy dress competition in 2014, courtesy of Steve Beeston photography.

Click here to read about the support for the day from businesses and volunteers.

Click here for other information, such as competition winners and chosen charities.

Partying on in 2013

Carrying on the resurrected success of the previous year, Hertford carnival returned on Sunday 23 June 2013, and once again everyone was invited to join in the fun!

Click here to read about the day, and to see photos of the procession, stalls, and other town attractions.

Click here to read about the support for the day from businesses and volunteers.

Click here for other information, such as competition winners (including the princess) and chosen charities.

Back with a bang in 2012

After a break of more than ten years, Hertford carnival returned on Sunday 24 June 2012, and everyone was invited to join in the fun!

Click here to read about the day, and to see photos of the procession, stalls, and other town attractions.Procession entry 2012

Click here to read about the support for the day from businesses and volunteers.

Click here for other information, such as competition winners (including the princess) and chosen charities.

Photo; A procession entry in 2012, courtesy of Steve Beeston photography.

Olden days

Before 2012, the carnival had been an annual occurrence in Hertford, being run every summer until 2000. 

The carnival in 2000 was a celebration of the Millennium.  Click here to see photos of the day.

In 1999 the carnival theme was the Wild West.  Click here to see photos of the day.

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