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Grand Fireworks Display
Grand Fireworks Display
Thursday 17th August 2017
at 21:15 (approximately).

Our Grand Fireworks Display and of course all the fun of the fair up at the Carnival Field.

No entrance charge for fireworks, but please make sure you find one of the donation buckets in the course of the evening!

Make sure you arrive in good time - there's always a last minute rush on car parking, which is very tricky on the evening.

The Red Arrows
The Red Arrows
Wednesday 16th August 2017

The display starts at (TBC).

Please don't forget to give a donation towards this great event, where you see one of our Carnival collection buckets!

New Year's Day Fireworks 2018
New Year's Day Fireworks 2018
Cromer Carnival is run by the Cromer Voluntary Entertainments Organisation and CVEO willl be working with Cromer Town Council to provide yet another great fireworks display on the 1st January 2017. So put 5.00pm on New Years Day into your diary. If you're a local person who can help with a bucket collection on that day, please contact the Town Council on 01263 512254 with your offer of help.

Events


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Miss Cromer 2017 and Senior Attendant Competition

28 Apr, 2017, 7:30pm


Come along to the Cliftonville Hotel, Runton Road, Cromer and enter the competition to select Miss Cromer 2017 and Senior Attendant.
  • £200.00 prize for Miss Cromer
  • £150.00 prize for Senior Attendant
  • Entry forms available on the night
  • Dresses by Lily B, Cromer
  • Flowers by The Rose Garden, Cromer
  • Hair by John Olivers
  • Make-up by Just Beauty
  • Photographs by Amy Elizabeth Photography

Entrants must be 17 years old or over and live within the areas of Cromer, Suffield Park and the Parishes of Aldborough, Aylmerton, East and West Runton, Felbrigg, Hanworth, Northrepps, Overstrand, Roughton, Sidestrand, Sustead, Thorpe Market and Trimingham.

Contestants must be able to attend all day on Sunday 13th and Wednesday 16th August 2017 and for the whole of Carnival week, if possible. There will also be other events throughout the year, which Cromer Carnival Committee would like you to attend.

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Prince and Princess Competition

7 May, 2017, 3:00pm


Would you like to represent Cromer Carnival in 2017?

If so, then enter the competition to choose our Carnival Prince and Princess.

This year the competition will be held on the Pier Forecourt, the Promenade, Cromer.

  • £25.00 prizes
  • Clothing supplied
  • Flowers by The Rose Garden, Cromer
  • Hair by John Olivers
  • Make-up by Just Beauty
  • Photographs by Amy Elizabeth Photography

Entrants must be in school years 3 to 6 and live within the areas of Cromer, Suffield Park and the Parishes of Aldborough, Aylmerton, East and West Runton, Felbrigg, Hanworth, Northrepps, Overstrand, Roughton, Sidestrand, Sustead, Thorpe Market and Trimingham.

Contestants must be able to attend all day on Sunday 13th and Wednesday 16th August 2017 and for the whole of Carnival week, if possible. There will also be other events throughout the year, which Cromer Carnival Committee would like you to attend.

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Junior Art Competition

7 May, 2017, 5:00pm


This year, we are hosting a Junior Art Competition for anybody between the ages of 11 to 16 years old.

All art work (must be no bigger than A4 size) will be judged and the top 12 will be displayed at our annual Art Exhibition, which will be held from Friday 26th to Wednesday 31st May 2017 at Cromer Parish Hall.

*** ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5.00PM ON SUNDAY 7TH MAY 2017 ***

Visit the Entry Forms page of the website at www.cromercarnival.co.uk for an application form and full entry details.

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Junior Attendants Competition

12 May, 2017, 7:00pm


Would you like to be one of the Junior attendants for our Royal Party for Carnival 2017?

If so, come along to The Cottage, Louden Road, Cromer to enter the competition!

  • £75.00 prizes
  • Entry forms available on the night
  • Dresses supplied
  • Flowers by The Rose Garden, Cromer
  • Hair by John Olivers
  • Make-up by Just Beauty
  • Photographs by Amy Elizabeth Photography

Entrants must be in school years 7 to 11 and live within the areas of Cromer, Suffield Park and the Parishes of Aldborough, Aylmerton, East and West Runton, Felbrigg, Hanworth, Northrepps, Overstrand, Roughton, Sidestrand, Sustead, Thorpe Market and Trimingham.

Contestants must be able to attend all day on Sunday 13th and Wednesday 16th August 2017 and for the whole of Carnival week, if possible. There will also be other events throughout the year, which Cromer Carnival Committee would like you to attend.

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Art Week 2017

26 May, 2017 - 31 May, 2017, 10:30am


An exhibition of paintings, crafts and photography, to view, enjoy and buy at the Parish Hall, Cromer.

This exhibition is a celebration of more than 400 works of art and craft by more than 90 artists and 7 schools and community groups. With earnings, handmade cards, knitted items, photography and artwork, there is something for everyone!

Entry is free, so come and have a browse. Tea, coffee, biscuits and other refreshments are available.

Opening times:

  • 26th May - 10:30 to 17:30
  • 27th May - 10:30 to 17:30
  • 28th May - 14:30 to 17:30
  • 29th May - 10:30 to 17:30
  • 30th May - 10:30 to 17:30
  • 31st May - 10:30 to 17:00

CLASSES:

Children's Section:

  • Class 1 - A project by any group of children 5 to 7 years
  • Class 2 - A project by any group of children 8 to 11 years
  • Class 3 - A project by any group of children / students from 11 years and upwards

Adult's Section:

  • Class 4 - Open Section - Painting or drawing in any medium
  • Class 5 - Photography
  • Class 6 - Craftwork

Most items are available for sale and proceeds go to Cromer Carnival.

For further information or to display your work, please telephone Steve Everitt on 01263 514469.

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Clay Pigeon Shoot

4 Jun, 2017, 10:30am


Come along and try your hand at the annual clay pigeon shoot at the Regenerated parkland, Holt Road layby, Cromer, NR27 9EN.
  • Open Shoot 40 Birds
  • Organised by Northrepps Clay Shooting Club
  • Free parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Cash prizes: 1st - £100, 2nd - £50 and 3rd - £25
  • Pool Shoot
  • Raffle
  • Last entry 4.00pm
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Fancy Dress Dance Tickets Go on Sale

29 Jul, 2017, 9:00am


Tickets will go on sale for the Cromer Carnival Fancy Dress Dance, which is due to be held on Friday 20th August 2017 from 8.00pm to 1.00am.

Cromer Carnival welcome (TBC)!

Fancy dress judging will start at 10.00pm

  • Tickets £10.00 each
  • Must be 18 years of age or over - ID will be requested on entering the Carnival field and marquee.
  • Fancy dress only
  • Tickets available from The Cottage Freehouse, Louden Road on Saturday 29th July 2017 at 9.00am on a first come, first served basis. None will be reserved.
  • There will be no tickets available at the door so you are advised to purchase tickets in advance.
  • Any person banned under the Pub Watch scheme will not be admitted to this event
  • There is a strictly No Smoking policy for the Carnival Marquee and toilets.
  • LAST ENTRY to the Fancy Dress Dance is at 23:45
  • Tickets are limited to SIX per person.
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Wine Tasting Event Tickets Go on Sale

29 Jul, 2017, 9:00am


Tickets will go on sale for the Cromer Carnival Wine Tasting Event, which is due to be held on Sunday 13th August 2017.
  • Tickets £(TBC) each
  • Must be 18 years of age or over - ID may be requested qt any time.
  • Tickets available from The Cottage Freehouse, Louden Road on Saturday 29th July 2017 at 9.00am on a first come, first served basis. None will be reserved.
  • There will be no tickets available at the door so you are advised to purchase tickets in advance.
  • Any person banned under the Pub Watch scheme will not be admitted to this event
  • There is a strictly No Smoking policy for all Carnival marquee's and toilets.
  • Tickets are limited to FOUR per person.

Cromer Carnival - Dates for 2017!

12 Aug, 2017 - 18 Aug, 2017


Looking ahead for next year - Dates for 2017!!

Carnival week is always held in August, in the week which includes the third Wednesday.

So in 2017 it will be held from Saturday 12th August to Friday 18th August, with Carnival Day being held on Wednesday 16th August.

Put a date in your diary NOW!!

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The Red Arrows

16 Aug, 2017


Wednesday 16th August 2017

The display starts at (TBC).

Please don't forget to give a donation towards this great event, where you see one of our Carnival collection buckets!

Carnival Day Parade

16 Aug, 2017, 5:00pm


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

17:45
Judging of the Floats and Fancy Dress

  • All floats are to make sure they have read the rules and signed the entry form at the back of the Carnival Programme or download a copy from the 'Entry Forms' page of this website
  • To ensure that the judges see you, competitors must be in position by 17:40
  • In addition, floats will be judged en route during the procession to find the most entertaining float

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.

PLEASE NOTE: A percentage of all bucket takings from the collection made at this year's parade will be donated to a local cause, which the committee has decided this year, (TBC). Please help us to support these worthy causes!

Here are some of the bands taking part in the Carnival parade:

  • (TBC)

Playing at various places around the Carnival parade route will be:

  • (TBC)

Please note that on Carnival Day, cars parked on the Runton Road Car Park after 18:30 will not be able to leave the car park until after the Carnival Parade has finished, at approximately 22:00. All cars leaving the field will be directed right towards Sheringham.

Cromer town road closures will be implemented at 18:30 until 21.30. There will be no traffic movement until the Carnival parade has finished.


Rules and conditions of entry for floats taking part in the procession:

1. All floats and entries taking part in the Carnival Parade should enter via the gateway to the Carnival Field (not the NNDC car park entrance).

2. Distribution of favours and advertising material. No advertising material, edibles, gifts, samples or other object may be thrown or otherwise distributed from any vehicle or elevated float. At the sole discretion of the Parade Organiser favours and advertising material may be distributed on foot, providing no risk is thereby incurred to spectators, particularly children, in relation to moving vehicles, machinery or animals.

3. Entrants are reminded that liquid should not be squirted over either floats or the public.

4. All float organisers are reminded that they should hold Public Liability Insurance for their float display. All floats are required to make sure that their entry is not too wide to go through the town.

5. The safety of all persons riding on floats is the responsibility of the respective float organiser and driver of the float vehicle. The Carnival Committee and Cromer V.E.O Limited cannot be held liable for any accident to any person taking part in the Carnival Procession, unless that accident is the direct result of action by a member of the Carnival Committee or authorised helper, providing such committee member or helper is on duty at the time the instruction was given.

6. Collecting in the Parade can only be made by official Cromer Carnival Collectors. No other fund raising for any other purpose is permitted.

7. Floats wishing to leave the Carnival Procession en route without returning to the Carnival Field must inform the Parade Organiser before their float leaves the Carnival Field. Permission will only be given where the Police on duty agree that it is feasible without causing danger to the spectators.

8. The driver of any vehicle should hold a driving license in respect of the vehicle used
(i.e. HGV License for HGV licensed vehicle).

9. Commercial organisations are limited to two vehicles each and these must be decorated.

Please Note:
On Carnival Day, cars parked on the Runton Road Car Park after 18:30 will not be able to leave the car park until after the Carnival Parade has finished, at approximately 22:00. All cars leaving the field will be directed right towards Sheringham.

Cromer town road closures will be implemented at 18:30 until 21.30. There will be no traffic movement until the Carnival parade has finished.

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Senior Citizens Christmas Concert

5 Dec, 2017, 7:00pm


Enjoy an evening with Cromer Carnival Committee with sherry, coffee and mince pies.

A Christmas concert for senior citizens in the Parish Hall, Church Street, Cromer.

Featuring local artists, singers, dancers and a visit from Father Christmas.

  • Free admission
  • Free coach from Suffield Park play area at 6.25pm, Links Avenue (Station Road end) and Suffield Park Post Office
  • Free car transport available for those who cannot get to coaches

For further information, please telephone Steve Everitt on 01263 514469

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New Years Day Fireworks Display 2018

1 Jan, 2018, 5:00pm


A truly unique way to start off the New Year!

It is advisable to join us in Cromer and make a whole day of it, as the town does fill up for this event. See you then!