Events in 2017 - Hastings Old Town Carnival Week
image showing text Friday 28th July until Sunday 6th August (2017)

Hastings Old Town Carnival Week takes place from Friday 28th July 2017 until Sunday 06th August 2017.

A week of exciting events from Open Houses, Walking Tours, Treasure Trails, Art Shows and Historical Talks to Pram Racing, Live Music and Street Parties, culminating in a Grand Carnival Procession

Old Town Carnival Week started in 1968, gradually increasing in popularity until the present day. Organised by volunteers and supporting numerous local charities, Hastings Old Town Carnival week has become a fun week for visitor and locals alike.

Thanks from OHPS

Thanks from the Old Hastings Preservation Society to all who are contributing to the week’s events and for your generous donations.

Thanks also to all who have helped distribute the programmes and collect donations for them. Thanks to the OHPS members who have helped with the week’s organisation. Thanks to all the Old Town traders for their work to make the week special. Thanks to all who put on events, to Ian Porter, Deeday White for their help and the Hastings Old Town Carnival Association (HOTCA) committee.


This programme is compiled by the Old Hastings Preservation Society by co-ordinating information provided by individuals, organisations and groups. Neither the Old Hastings Preservation Society nor its officers or Council of Management accept any respsibility for the correctness of the information given, nor do they accept responsibility for accidents, incidents or occurrences that may occur at any event. All participants take part in events entirely at their own risk.

Amendments to the programme or late additions will be posted on this website, and will be published in the Hastings & St Leonards Observer.