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CROMER CARNIVAL 2013

16/08/2013

 Cromer Carnival week

(Activities/ events may have admission costs.)

Saturday 17 Aug, 2013


CARNIVAL FIELD

07:00
Carnival Car Boot Sale

10:00-16:00
Norwich and Norfolk Medieval Association - Living history programme with demonstrations and 'come try me' activities for children. Further details can be found on their website at www.14century.co.uk

10:30-12:00
Broadland Dog Agility
Showing off their dog training skills.

12:00
Trix 'n' Stix Drum Group

13:00 onwards
Motorbike Extravaganza - Come along and see BSA, Harley Davidson, Honda Goldwing, Triumph and Royal British Legion Riders.

13:30 to 15:30
Holt Dog Training Club - Novelty Dog Show

CARNIVAL MARQUEE:

09:00 to 15:00
Craft Fair

10:00 to 13:00
Antiques Valuation - It's time to rummage through your attics folks and bring along your small items for an informed valuation by a local expert from Keys.

11:00 to 18:00
Cromer Carnival Mini Beer and Cider Festival - Ten real ales for you to taste, including Carnival Ale and cider, all supplied by Elgoods.

AROUND THE TOWN

14:45
Car Treasure Hunt

Starting at Amazona Zoo, follow clues and directions to the finish at the Carnival Field, Runton Road, Cromer.

 

 

EVENING

AROUND THE TOWN

Live music - Kenny Lee / Hustlers - Cromer Social Club
Live Music - Freeload - Giovanni's
Live Music - Hot Smoke and Danger - The King's Head
Disco / Karaoke - The Wellington
Live Music - Brickred Cardio - The White Horse Inn

19:00 to 22:00
Family Night - Carnival Marquee, Runton Road

An evening of fun with Dave Doughnut, presenting a show full of magic, comedy, balloon modelling and audience participation. Great fun for everybody! Also, music and games for all the family with Sounds Sensation. Come along and enjoy!

19:30
Concert with The River Falls Saxophone Quintet - Parish Hall, Church Street, Cromer

The River Falls Saxophone Quintet (RFSQ) hails from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, in the Heartland of the Midwest USA.

Sunday 18 Aug, 2013

 

CARNIVAL ARENA:

13:45
The Squeegees - A local music duo playing music from the 60's 70's and 80's!

14:15
Bonny Baby Competition

The winners of the above classes will go through to try to win the Tom Bolton Memorial Plate.

14:45
Knobbly Knees Contest - Back by popular demand. Here's a competition just for the chaps, so children grab your Dads, Grandads or Uncles to find Mr Knobbly Knees 2013!

15:15
Glamorous Grandmother Competition - Calling all Grandmothers. Have you got what it takes to be our Glamorous Gran 2013?

15:45
Children's Carnival Fancy Dress Parade - This popular event is open to all children up to 13 years of age.

The winners from each class will go forward for judging to find the overal winner of the Robin Seeley Memorial Cup.

CARNIVAL FIELD:

10:00 to 16:30
Custom and American Car Show - Come and see one of the largest gatherings of American, custom and classic cars in Norfolk.

12:30
Gymkhana

CARNIVAL MARQUEE

11:00 to 18:00
Cromer Carnival Mini Beer and Cider Festival - Ten real ales for you to taste, including Carnival Ale and cider, all supplied by Elgoods.

13:00 to 15:30
Dale - A talented local artist. Just sit back, enjoy a relaxing drink in the bar and enjoy the music!

AROUND TOWN

10:30
Carnival Church Service - Saint Peter and Saint Paul's Church

A special Carnival service at Cromer Parish Church. Miss Cromer and her attendants will be pleased to welcome you there

11:30
Dale, a talented local singer, singing Michael Buble - Pier Forecourt

12:15
Crowning of Miss Cromer 2013 - Pier Forecourt

15:30
East Anglian Working Newfoundland Dogs - East Beach

IN THE EVENING

AROUND THE TOWN

DNA Karaoke (from 15:00) - Giovanni's
Karaoke with Warren - The King's Head
Grumpy's World Famous Free Quiz (20:00) - The White Horse Inn

18:30
Charity Football Match - The Veterans v Heart Radio - Cromer Town Football Ground, Mill Road

19:00
'Sunday at Seven' - Cromer Parish Church

This popular time of praise with the Rev Dr David Court and members of Cromer Parish Church.

19:00
Wine Tasting Evening - Carnival Hospitality Tent, Runton Road

Come along and relax with friends, enjoying paté, bread, a complimentary glass of wine and chocolates for the ladies from Digby's Fine Chocolates.

Canapés served throughout the evening, kindly made by Dorothy Sanders and Pat Weddup.

PLEASE NOTE: This event sells out very quickly, so buy your tickets soon!

19:30 to 10:30
Wrestling - Carnival Marquee, Runton Road

A First for Cromer Carnival, an evening of family fun wrestling brought to you by the World Association of Wrestling!

Monday 19 Aug, 2013

AROUND TOWN

 

10:00 to 16:00
Pitch and Putt Open Championship - The Meadow Pitch and Putt

10:30
Children's Sports - The Meadow

15:00
Best Dressed Waiters and Waitresses Competition followed by the Waiters and Waitresses Race - Pier Forecourt

IN THE EVENING

-AROUND THE TOWN

(TBC) - Giovanni's
Football Quiz in Aid of RNLI - The King's Head
White Horse Curry Night - The White Horse Inn

19:15
Carnival Quiz Evening - Community Centre, Garden Street (former WI hall)

19:30
Line Dancing - Pier Forecourt

19:30
Race Night - Carnival Marquee, Runton Road

Tuesday 20 Aug, 2013 – Family Fun day


An abundance of events taking place during the day, in and around the Carnival arena.

 

- AROUND THE CARNIVAL ARENA

Doc Spinoff circus workshop

Face painting

Hair braiding

Mister E Magic Magician

Norwich and District Star Wars Club

Seal and Bird Rescue

Silly Lilly's Meet and Greet Characters - Peppa Pig, Spiderman and Spongebob Square Pants

Tricky

Woodforde's Horse and Dray

999 Show - Come along and meet the Police, Fire, Ambulance, Lifeboat and Coastguards (subject to service commitments)

CARNIVAL ARENA

10:00
Woodforde's Horse and Dray - Meet Derek Spanton and his team, including Shire Horse 'Acle Ryan' (Herbie)

10:45
The East Anglian Working Newfoundland Dogs - Be amazed by these 'gentle giants' as they perform for us

11:15
Jez Avery

12:00
Freefall

12:45
Cromer Cluster Samba Band

13:15
The East Anglian Working Newfoundland Dogs - Be amazed by these 'gentle giants' as they perform for us

14:00
Romford Drum and Trumpet Corps - One of the oldest, independent youth marching bands in the country.

14:30
Marlene's School of Dance

15:00
Jez Avery

- CARNIVAL MARQUEE

Craft activities - Drawing, painting, gluing, sticking and making, including participation from the Sticky Earth Café in Cromer.

Mr Jugglefun - Circus workshop

Razz the Clown and Auntie Pearl - Magic, prizes, balloons and lots more

AROUND TOWN


The Romford Drum and Trumpet Corps - will be playing at various venues around the town on Tuesday morning.

11:00
The Carnival Queen and Attendants will be visiting Benjamin Court and Halsey House, followed by a visit to Cromer Hospital.

IN THE EVENING

AROUND THE TOWN

Carnival Darts Team Finals - Cromer Social Club
(TBC) - Giovanni's
This Ground Moves (formerly The Soviets) - The King's Head

 

19:00
Life Saving Demonstration - By the North Norfolk Life Saving Club

19:00
Fine Cigar and Port Evening - Carnival Hospitality Tent, Runton Road

19:45
Bingo - Carnival Marquee, Runton Road

20:00
Carnival Band Concert - The Norwich City Concert Band - Cromer Parish Church

20:45
Darts Competition - Team Finals - Cromer Social Club, The Croft

Wednesday 21 Aug, 2013 – Carnival Day

 

PARK AND RIDE

On Wednesday 21st August 2013 (Carnival Day) there will be no parking facilities within the carnival site, even for car pass holders.

By kind permission of Mr Benjamin Cabbell Manners, there will be a free car park facility with a charged bus ride from Westgate, Holt Road, Cromer (A148), with coaches running all day, including during the procession.

 

- TRAVELLING BY CAR

·         North Norfolk District Council car parks at The Meadow, Cadogan Road and Runton Road will be open

·         Car park charges at The Meadow and Cadogan Road will be as normal

·         Runton Road car park will be manned by Council staff who will be collecting a daily parking fee and allocating spaces for parking

·         Your co-operation with the car park attendants will be appreciated

Please note that if you have not left the car park before 18:30, you will be unable to leave before the procession has completed the town circuit. When you leave the car park you may be directed away from the town centre by the police, until the town centre is clear.

If you wish to leave early, you are advised to use the Park and Ride car parking facility.

There is additional parking at Amazona Zoo, Hall Road, Cromer, which will be open from 17:00 on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd August 2013.

CARNIVAL FIELD

 

Cromer Carnival Committee welcomes you to the celebrations at Runton Road.

A Carnival Day with a great atmosphere for all the family to enjoy. There will be a funfair, stalls, food stands, bar and all sorts of refreshments. Come along and join in the fun!

CARNIVAL ARENA

10:00
West Lancs Dog Display Team

10:45
Out on a Wing Falconry

11:20
The Royal Signals Motorcycle Display Team - The White Helmets

12:00
The Blades

12:20
Romford Drum and Trumpet Corps - Escorting Miss Cromer 2013

13:00
Woodforde's Dray

13:30
Out on a Wing Falconry

14:15
The Princess of Wales Freefall Parachute Team - The Tigers

14:40
The Royal Signals Motorcycle Display Team - The White Helmets

15:15
West Lancs Dog Display Team

16:00
The Wildcats

 

- CARNIVAL FIELD

09:30 onwards
Static displays open. See the Emergency Services in static displays, come along and meet the local Police, Fire, Ambulance, Lifeboat and Coastguard services, subject to service conditions.

AROUND TOWN

Royal Party and Invited Guests Breakfast

10:00
Romford Drum and Trumpet Corps - Henry Blogg Gardens and Cromer Parish Church, Church Street

10:15
Presentation of Prizes - Henry Blogg Gardens, Church Street - Prize giving ceremony for many of the various competitions, organised in support of Cromer Carnival.

CARNIVAL DAY PARADE

17:00 onwards
Carnival Parade Assembles - Carnival Field, Runton Road

18:15 to 18:45
Judging of the Floats and Fancy Dress

19:00
Cromer Grand Carnival Parade
Through the Town via Runton Road, Prince of Wales Road, Hamilton Road, Church Street, Mount Street, Louden Road, West Street, Beach Road and returning to the Runton Road car park.

20:45
Live Music - Johnny Romance and the Lovers - Carnival Field, Runton Road

 IN THE EVENING

Live Music - Bernies Midnight Shift - Cromer Social Club
Carnival Party Night - Giovanni's
Live Music - Nighttrain - The Wellington
The Brilliant Jon Alex (Throughout the afternoon and after Carnival parade) - The White Horse Inn

Thursday 22 Aug, 2013

 

10:30
Family Putting and Open Bowls Competitions - North Lodge Park, Overstrand Road


14:00
Party on the Lawns - Evington Lawns, Runton Road

14:00
Trix 'n' Stix Drum Group Workshop

14:00
Uncle Rodney's Punch and Judy

14:15 onwards
Razz the Clown and Friends - Circus skills workshop

15:00
Picnic on the Lawns

16:00
Crab Dressing Competition (Adults only)

IN THE EVENING

Club Bingo (Eyes down at 19:30) - Cromer Social Club
Carnival DNA Karaoke - Giovanni's
Seafood, to include crab dressing demonstration and ale matching - The King's Head

17:30
Carnival Fun Run - Pier Forecourt, The Promenade

18:00
Carnival Field Opens - Carnival Field, Runton Road

18:30
Remote Controlled Helicopter and Aircraft Display - Carnival Arena, Runton Road

19:00
Assembly of Illuminated Procession - The Meadow and Meadow Road

19:30
Assembly of Illuminated Floats - Meadow Road

19:30
Display by Cromer Fire Brigade - Carnival Arena, Runton Road

20:15
Live Music - Drop the Clutch

20:30
Illuminated Parade - to Carnival Arena, Runton Road

21:15 (approximately)
Grand Fireworks Display - Carnival Field, Runton Road

Friday 23 Aug, 2013

09:15
Children's Talent Competition - Preliminary Heats - Pier Pavillion Theatre

10:30
Crab Catching - Cromer Pier

14:00
Walking Treasure Hunt

 IN THE EVENING

Rock and Roll Night with T J Jeffrey - Cromer Social Club
DNA Karaoke - Giovanni's
Live Music - Audio Junkies - The Wellington

20:00 to 01:00
Carnival Fancy Dress Dance - Carnival Marquee, Runton Road

Cromer Carnival welcome The Yow Yows!

Fancy dress judging will start at 22:00

 

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