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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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 family entertainment.
We have a wealth of events and traditional seaside fayre for your enjoyment. Come and enjoy yourself 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 theme for 2019
We will announce theme details in 2019, if there is one. Sometimes we don’t have one!
A delicate art In case you ever wondered how Aldeburgh is so well-equipped for the Chinese Lantern Procession on Carnival Monday, it's down to the "drilling and screwing" party where the Carnival Committee and helpers get hands on with the canes...
FIRST PRIZE In February 2018, we were delighted to be nominated and win Family Tourism Event of the Year at the prestigious Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Awards by East Anglian Daily Times and Eastern Daily Press. For more awards information,...
Almost there... Winner of the best Family Tourism Event in Norfolk & Suffolk and with the theme “Fly Me to the Moon”, the 2018 Aldeburgh Carnival will take off over the weekend of 18th-20th August. All the popular attractions will be there plus new events...
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Dates for your diary
Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Monday 17th August 2020
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