New Year's Day Fireworks 2020
New Year's Day Fireworks 2020
Cromer Carnival is run by the Cromer Voluntary Entertainments Organisation and CVEO will be working with Cromer Town Council to provide yet another great fireworks display on the 1st January 2020. So put 5.00pm on New Years Day into your diary. If you would like to help with a bucket collection on the day, please contact Cromer Town Council on 01263 512254, with your offer of help.
Grand Fireworks Display
Grand Fireworks Display
Thursday 22nd August 2019
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.

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Events


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Cromer Carnival 50th Anniversary Ball

15 Jun, 2019, 7:00pm


Join us to celebrate 50 years of Cromer Carnival in style, at the Anniversary Charity Ball!

In aid of the East Anglian Childrens Hospice, with dancing to The Eddie Seales Band. Tickets are available at Cromer Gift Shop.

  • Over 18's only
  • Black tie
  • Tickets £45.00 each
  • Buffet style meal
  • Book early, as limited availability

For further information or to book tickets, please telephone Tony Shipp on 01263 512591 or Diane Burdett on 01263 511981.

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Cromer Soapbox Derby

11 Aug, 2019, 11:30am


We are excited to announce details of the 2019 Cromer Soapbox Derby!
  • Scrutineering from 11.30am
  • Racing from 1.00pm
  • Course A149 (Runton Road) - Beach Road to Morrison's Petrol Station, with chicane and jump

Classes:

  • Junior - 10 to 15 years
  • Junior - 16 to 18 years
  • Adults - 18 years and over

Prizes:

  • Concourse de Elegance for each class
  • Fastest driver for each class

*** Full details, including Race Rules and Application Form, can be downloaded from the Entry Forms page of our website or collected from The Cottage Freehouse, Louden Road, Cromer, NR27 9EF. ***

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE RETURNED BY Saturday 3rd August 2019.

NO CRASH HELMET, NO RACE! All carts must pass scrutineering, before being given a race number.

For further information or advice, please e-mail Bruce at cromersoapboxderby@gmail.com.

Cromer Carnival - Dates for 2019!

17 Aug, 2019 - 23 Aug, 2019


Looking ahead for next year - Dates for 2019!!

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

So in 2019 it will be held from Saturday 17th August to Friday 23rd August, with Carnival Day being held on Wednesday 21st August.

Put a date in your diary NOW!!

Carnival Day Parade

21 Aug, 2019, 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

18:30
Motorbikes and trikes - In position for the start of the parade (in fancy dress)

18:45
Motorbikes and trikes - Start off and travel around the parade route

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!

The Carnival parade will be led by:

  • (TBC)

Some of the bands taking part in the Carnival parade are:

  • (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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Illuminated Procession

22 Aug, 2019, 7:00pm


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

The Parade will be led by (TBC).

On sale before the parade:

  • Lanterns £4.00 each
  • Glow Sticks £1.50 each

The starting point for the Illuminated Parade will be The Meadow, just off the pitch and putt course, by Meadow Road.

19:30
Assembly of Illuminated Floats and Umbrellas - Meadow Road

  • Illuminated floats and umbrellas will assemble on Meadow Road
  • Please enter from the Hall Road end

Classes:
- 1 illuminated floats, up to 2 metres
- 2 illuminated floats, over 2 metres
- 3 illuminated umbrellas

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New Years Day Fireworks Display 2020

1 Jan, 2020, 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!