A grand three days out at the seaside. Suffolk’s finest Carnival, winners of Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Family Event of the Year 2018. Award-winning fun for all the family.
Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th & Monday 19th August 2019.
A little history to start
Aldeburgh Carnival, as it is more generally referred to nowadays, is thought to be at least 170 years old. It has had various titles over the years, but was known as Ye Old Marine Regatta as long ago as 1835.
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What is the Theme?
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Aldeburgh Carnival’s organising committee was delighted to win Family Tourism Event of the Year at the East Anglian Daily Times & Eastern Daily Press awards in 2018. Visit us for award-winning seaside family entertainment over three days.
We have a wealth of events and traditional seaside fayre for your enjoyment. Come and visit us on the beautiful Suffolk coast.
Become a member
Join a winning team and help support Aldeburgh Carnival as a Carnival Club Member.
From as little as £5 per year for adults and £1 for children, you’ll receive a free programme (value of £3), a members badge and car sticker.
Programmes For Sale
Visit the Carnival Shop to buy your souvenir programme, along with one or two other tasty goodies.
The 2019 theme
Lights, Camera, Action! Aldeburgh Cinema 1919-2019
Our lovely cinema has been showing films for 100 years. We’d love to see lots of decorated premises and entries that celebrate their 100th birthday. However, the film theme is not compulsary – you can surprise us.
Another very successful Carnival The 2018 Aldeburgh Carnival was widely regarded as most enjoyable and very successful. We were concerned that the special nature of last year's 75th event might discourage enthusiasm for this year's spectacular but, in the event,...
ALDEBURGH OLDE MARINE REGATTA & CARNIVAL 20 AUGUST 2018 PRIZE WINNERS THE CARNIVAL PROCESSION – SPONSORED BY EDF ENERGY CLASS 1 TINY TOTS FANCY DRESS, UNDER 6 YEARS 1st £6 Felix Parson 2nd £5 Fleur Edmunds 3rd £4 May Tomlinson CLASS 2 UP TO 2 PEDESTRIANS IN FANCY...
Our Publicity Officer says... Imagination trumped reality at the 76th Aldeburgh Carnival. With a long procession full of astronauts and paper rockets everyone tried hard and very successfully to capture this year's theme of “Fly Me to the Moon”. The weekend crowds...
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Aldeburgh Carnival is brought to you year-on-year by a dedicated team of volunteers, but costs are increasing.
Please give generously to help keep this tradition alive, by using the QR code below, or clicking the link to go to PayPal.
Every year we have a fabulous array of lots to bid on. Click below to go to the auction site. Please note, the auction is normally operational from July.
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Dates for your diary
Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Monday 17th August 2020