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.

Carnival and Pram Race Entry Deadlines

The last day for returning your application for the Carnival Procession is Friday, 4th August 2017. Pram Race entry forms must be received at The Cutter Pub by Tuesday 1st August 2017.

Old Hastings Preservation Society

The Old Hastings Preservation Society and Hastings Old Town Carnival Association and welcome you to Hastings Old Town Carnival Week. We are grateful to the Old Town community for organising a great programme of events to town for you to enjoy, full details are in this programme. We are proud of our historic Old Town and of its community spirit. As well as the large events which support local charities many smaller events also raise funds for a wide range of good causes. So please be generous with your support.

Carnival Association

The Hastings Old Town Carnival Association proudly invites the whole of Hastings and beyond to enjoy Carnival Day in the Old Town on Saturday 5th. Our carnival has continued to be the climax of Old Town Week for many many years. Carnivals up and down the country make something special of our British summer and link with many other grand and famous carnivals around the world; this year our theme is Hastings Celebrates

Programme

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.