Carnival Royalty – Deadline Extended!

Carnival Royalty – Deadline Extended!

The deadline for submitting applications to become this year’s Carnival Royalty has been extended!

You now have until Monday 22nd May to submit your entries to become one of the following:

Carnival Queen Mother (18+)
Carnival Queen (Secondary School – age 11-16)
Junior Carnival Princess (Primary School – age 8-11)
Junior Carnival Prince (Primary School – age 8-11)
Infant Carnival Princess (Primary School – age 4-7)
Infant Prince (Primary School – age 4-7)

Application forms can be found below:

Carnival Queen Mother Nomination Form 2017 – Extended

Carnival Royalty Application Form 2017 – Extended

There are some fantastic prizes up for grabs thanks to our fantastic sponsors!

Make up and Nails for our Carnival Queen Mother – sponsored by Perfect Ten Nail and Beauty Salon and Amanda’s Beauty Room
Hair and Make up for our Carnival Queen – sponsored by Wow Hair and Beauty Bridgnorth
Accessories for Carnival Queen – sponsored by Boutique No7
Hair and Makeup for our Carnival Princesses – sponsored by Beauty Benefits and Holland and Co. Hair Salon
Hair styling/cut for our Carnival Princes – sponsored by Bull and Co Barbershop
Outfits – sponsored by Little Monkeys
Bouquets, Posies and Buttonholes for all Royalty – sponsored by Inspired by chelsea

Bridgnorth Town Carnival – Application Forms Now Available!

Bridgnorth Town Carnival – Application Forms Now Available!

Application forms to be a part of Bridgnorth’s biggest one day free community event are now available!

This year, the Carnival is taking place on Saturday 24th June from 12 noon, starting with our procession which will arrive on Severn Park, Bridgnorth from 1.45pm.

Procession Entry

If you would like to enter into our procession with a float, walking entry or show vehicle, please click here.

Entry into the procession is free and guidance can be found on the above form. We welcome entries from groups, organisations, businesses, groups of friends, schools, youth groups and individuals! Your entry can be as simple or as creative as you like and it is a great way to fundraise or promote yourselves.

Stalls

If you would like a stall on at the event, please click here

All payment details can be found on the above form. Please note that spaces are limited.

Caterers

If you would like to provide catering and refreshments at the event, please click here

All payment details can be found on the above form, including deposits to secure your pitch. We will contact you to confirm your pitch once you have submitted your application and successful applicants will then be contacted regarding your deposit.

Please note, spaces are limited.

Performers

If you would like to perform in the arena or on stage at the event, please click here

On the day, we will have family entertainment in the arena and on stage, followed by live music until 10pm. We welcome applications from any talented members of our community to perform alongside our scheduled arena events.

This is a great way to showcase your talents, recruit members to your group or promote yourselves on one of Bridgnorth’s biggest stages.

Attractions

If you would like to bring your attraction to the event, please click here

Attractions include rides, inflatables, face painting, hair wrapping, games and participant activities. Please contact us should you need clarification of which form you need to complete.

All payment details can be found on the above form, including deposits to secure your pitch. We will contact you to confirm your pitch once you have submitted your application and successful applicants will then be contacted regarding your deposit.

Sponsorship

Bridgnorth Town Carnival relies on the support of our community to provide this free event for the town and its visitors. There are many sponsorship opportunities, big and small, from the provision of first aid to supplying our volunteers with high viz jackets on the day!

Sponsors will feature on any advertising material we use together with a free pitch on Severn Park to continue to promote your business or organisation.

If you would like further information on opportunities, please email events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk 

Volunteers

Without the help of our fantastic volunteers, we would not be able to provide you with our fantastic Carnival! If you have an hour or more to spare on Carnival Day, please contact the Town Council. Opportunities range from setting up the Carnival field, marshaling road closures, assisting visitors on the Carnival field, helping our performers on and off stage to litter picking. Hours range from 8am right through to the end of the event, and we are grateful for any offers of assistance no matter how big or small.

Volunteering can support University Applications, Duke of Edinburgh Awards and looks great on a CV so please get in touch on events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk if you would like to be involved.

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day and gives you front row seats to our event!

A new Heir to the Throne? Carnival ‘Queen Mother’ Nominations await!

A new Heir to the Throne? Carnival ‘Queen Mother’ Nominations await!

A brand new addition to this year’s Carnival due to popular demand!

This year, we are seeking nominations for Bridgnorth Town Carnival’s very first Carnival Queen Mother. This is an opportunity for you to nominate someone who has achieved something, overcome something or just because you think they are worthy of such a prestigious title! You can choose whether to tell the person that you are nominating them, or it can be a complete surprise….

The only catches are that they must be over 18 years old, and have a WV15 or WV16 postcode.

Closing date for applications is Friday 28th April and all entrants will be invited to attend a Crowning Ceremony in the Town Hall on Monday 22nd May during the evening.

For your nomination form, please click the link below.

Carnival Queen Mother Nomination Form 2017

For further information, please email events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk or call the Town Council on 01746 762231

Carnival Royalty Applications – Now Available

Carnival Royalty Applications – Now Available

Would you like to become the next Bridgnorth Carnival Queen, Prince or Princess? Or do you know of someone who would?

We are now accepting applications for this year’s Carnival Royalty and application forms can be downloaded on the following link:

Carnival Royalty Application Form 2017

This year’s categories are as follows:

Carnival Queen (Secondary School – 11-16 year olds)
Junior Carnival Prince (Primary School – 8-11 year olds)
Junior Carnival Princess (Primary School – 8-11 year olds)
Infant Carnival Prince (Primary School – 4-7 year olds)
Infant Carnival Princess (Primary School – 4-7 year olds)

All applicants must have a WV15 or WV16 postcode or attend a school within the Bridgnorth town boundary.

On Carnival Day, our Carnival Royalty will have pride of place in our procession and will be asked to go on stage to make presentations to the winning procession entries alongside the Mayor. They will also be invited to take part in other functions throughout the year, such as the Christmas Lights turn on.

Carnival Royalty must be available from 10.30am on Saturday 24th June until around 4pm.

All entrants will be invited to the Carnival Crowning Ceremony taking place in the Town Hall taking place on Monday .

The closing date for applications is Friday 28th April 2017. Please remember to enclose a recent photograph with any applications.

For more information, please see application form or email events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk 

Bridgnorth Town Carnival 2017!

Bridgnorth Town Carnival 2017!

You can now register your interest to take part in this year’s Bridgnorth Town Carnival; taking place on Saturday 24th June 2017.

As usual, the procession will leave at 12pm from Nock Deighton’s Livestock & Auction Centre before making its way through the town and onto Severn Park.

There are opportunities to join in the procession, have a stall on Severn Park, perform in the arena or on stage, provide an attraction at the event, volunteer on the day or sponsor the event.

As a free community event, we rely on the support of local organisations and businesses to provide a fun and enjoyable event which people return to each year. It is also a great opportunity to advertise your business or organisation as we receive thousands of visitors and provide promotional opportunities.

To register your interest, please complete the form on the following link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc25Vsac7cNYjm4xGf96ZXXwQS9qdo2Exsvv7sJO_LwFJMtIA/viewform 

For further information about the Carnival, please email events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Bridgnorth Town Carnival 2016 – Updates

Bridgnorth Town Carnival 2016 – Updates

The closing date for applications for stalls, performers and attractions has now passed. We have a fantastic variety lined up for you throughout the day from 12 noon until 10pm.

Don’t forget our lineup for the day:

12 noon – Event opens on Severn Park and Procession commences from the Nock Deighton Livestock & Auction Centre

1.30pm – 1.45pm – Procession arrives on Severn Park followed by winners presentation

2pm – 5pm – Family Entertainment on stage and in the arena

5pm – 10pm – Live music

We are always looking for volunteers to help at the event; be it marshalling road closures, assisting with car parking or litter picking. Even an hour of your time would be much appreciated to ensure this fantastic event runs safely and smoothly. Please contact us on events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk or 01746 762231 for further information.

Bridgnorth Town Carnival – 25th June 2016

Bridgnorth Town Carnival – 25th June 2016

Bridgnorth Town Carnival is back for its fourth year and is looking bigger and better than ever before!

The closing date for applications for stalls, caterers and attractions has now passed, but there is still time to enter the procession and perform at the event. Booking forms can be found below:

Float Entry

Performance Application

We are also on the hunt for some volunteers who would like to assist us with various aspects on the day; these include marshaling, and car parking on Severn Park. Full training and refreshments will be provided!

For further information about any of the above, please contact events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk or on 01746 762231

A Big Carnival Thank You

A Big Carnival Thank You

Wow! What a Carnival! The sun shone bright for the 2015 Bridgnorth Town Carnival which took place on Saturday 27th June and the town was packed full of people.

Carnival Field

Our winning entries in the Best Float, Best Show Vehicle and Best Walking Entry were Lisa Beards’ Fitness, Bridgnorth WI and Cheer Force Ten, with our runners up Benham BMW & Oldbury Wells School, Tasley Toddlers and BurnAid.

 

Our Carnival Royalty took pride of place in the procession and met guests down on Severn Park, along with the Mayor and Mayoress.

Carnival Queen Annabelle Pritchard, Carnival Princess Nia Shaughnessy, Carnival Prince Dylan Williams with the Mayor and Mayoress

Carnival Queen Annabelle Pritchard, Carnival Princess Nia Shaughnessy, Carnival Prince Dylan Williams with the Mayor and Mayoress

We would like to say a big thank you to our Carnival sponsors; Bridgnorth Town Council, Bridgnorth Ford, Benham BMW, Barchester – Wheatlands Care Home, Shropshire Council, Stitches of Bridgnorth and Mid Counties Co-operative, who all played a huge part in the Carnival’s success.

And finally, a big thank you to all of our participants and spectators who made the Carnival such a success this year. The date of next year’s Carnival is Saturday 25th June 2016. If you would like to be involved, please email events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk or register your interest to attend on the button on the right hand side of this page.

Your 2015 Carnival Royalty Unveiled

Your 2015 Carnival Royalty Unveiled

A Crowning Ceremony took place in the Town Hall on the evening of Thursday 11th June to which all Carnival Queen, Prince and Princess applicants were invited.

Your winners can now be revealed below….

Carnival Queen - Annabelle Pritchard, 18

Carnival Queen – Annabelle Pritchard

Annabelle Pritchard, Carnival Queen 2015, is pictured here with the Town Mayor and Mayoress.

Carnival Princess - Nia Shaughnessy

Carnival Princess – Nia Shaughnessy

The Carnival Princess in the 4 – 10 years category, Nia Shaughnessy, is pictured above accepting her certificate from the Mayor and Mayoress

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Carnival Prince – Dylan Williams

Dylan Williams was crowned Carnival Prince in the 4 – 10 years category and is pictured above with the Mayor and Mayoress

We would like to say a massive thank you and congratulations to all those who entered to become Carnival Royalty and those who attended the Ceremony can be seen below.

Carnival Royalty with our fantastic runners up

Carnival Royalty with our fantastic runners up

Bridgnorth Town Carnival – Float Entries

Bridgnorth Town Carnival – Float Entries

There is still time to get your entry forms for a float, vehicle or walking entry in the Carnival Procession! Closing date is Friday 5th June.

The Carnival procession will commence from Nock Deighton’s Livestock and Auction Centre at 12 noon. Walking entries will join the procession from Westgate (previously Shropshire Council’s offices) and come through town down to Severn Park.

Bridgnorth Town Carnival Procession Route

Bridgnorth Town Carnival Procession Route

Please click on the following link for an entry form

Float Entry Form

Should you require any further information, please email events@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk or alternatively call Bridgnorth Town Council on 01746 762231