Welcome to the website of the Hertford Carnival

 

Join us as a volunteer

Local people are crucial in making the carnival happen. Opportunities for getting involved in Hertford Carnival 2017 are listed below.

Contact us now to get involved in 2017! An enormous amount of work has to go into organising even a small-scale static event: the more help, the better the event!

Opportunities

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Help plan the carnival

Although planning for the 2017 carnival is underway, we can definitely use extra help.  If you have any particular skills in finance, event organising, publicity, or Health & Safety, if you have general organisational or people skills, or are simply keen, you would be most welcome.

Please contact;volunteers having fun 2012
Peter Rawlings
Email; peteraw.rawlings@virgin.net
Tel; 01992-584846

There are sub groups in Events, Finance, Publicity and Health & Safety.  If you have a preference for where you would like to help, or particular skills, please mention when contacting us.

Volunteer information will only be used by the Hertford Carnival Committee for the purposes specified and will not be passed to third parties.

Photo; a volunteer steward in the procession on Carnival Day 2012, courtesy of David James.

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Help on the day

Extra pairs of hands will be needed on carnival day, for example as marshals.  If you can provide a pair, please contact us;

Peter Rawlings
Email; peteraw.rawlings@virgin.net
Tel; 01992-584846

Please mention ‘on the day’ when you contact us.

Thank you!

Volunteer information will only be used by the Hertford Carnival Committee for the purposes specified and will not be passed to third parties.

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Spread news of the carnival

We will do our best to let everyone in the town know the plans for the carnival.  However it would assist us if you as individuals could;

stewards on carnival day 2014

Photo; stewards on Carnival Day 2014, courtesy of Steve Beeston photography.

Thank you!

For any PR queries, or to pass on news of your actions so that we know that something is covered, please contact Peter Rawlings;
Email; peteraw.rawlings@virgin.net
Tel; 01992-584846

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Donations of cash or kind

A collection of resources is essential for both the planning of and the carrying out of the carnival.  These range from pens and stamps to banners and hi-viz jackets for marshals on the day.  Anything that can be provided (or lent) by local people means that those carnival funds can be redirected to the event itself.

a steward on carnival day 2012Our requirements are constantly evolving.  If you could meet a requirement, if you have something to donate which you think we could use, or if you would like to donate a monetary sum to the carnival fund, please contact us.

In return, and if you have no objection, we will list you as a supporter in all relevant media, for example on the website. 

To donate or to discuss the above, please contact;

Peter Rawlings
Email; peteraw.rawlings@virgin.net
Tel; 01992-584846

Donor information will only be used by the carnival committee for the purposes specified and will not be passed to third parties.

Photo; a steward on Carnival Day 2012, courtesy of Steve Beeston photography.

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Sponsorship

Sponsorship packages are available to local businesses.  However if you would like to take on one of these packages as an individual, for example to dedicate to the memory of a loved one, we can tailor them for you.  Click here for details of existing packages (use the back arrow on the browser afterwards if you wish to return to this page). 

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Other

Alternatively, if you would like to offer something not covered, we would be more than happy to discuss any ideas you may have.  Please contact;

Peter Rawlings
Email; peteraw.rawlings@virgin.net
Tel; 01992-584846

Contact information will only be used by the Hertford Carnival Committee for the purposes specified and will not be passed to third parties.

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We'd love to have you!

But more than that, the Hertford Carnival is a community affair; the more people who take part, the better it is