Swanage Regatta and Carnival is the premier carnival on the South Coast.
For one week at the end of July and the beginning of August, Swanage will be radiating
to the sound, fun and excitement of the annual Regatta & Carnival, the South Coast’s
This ‘must do?attraction has so much to offer everyone, from the
magnificent two mile carnival procession, vibrant with dance, sound and colour,
to the beat of live bands playing on the Main Stage and in the carnival marquee.
Three amazing firework displays, art competitions for children and adults, talent
show, treasure hunts, dog show, parachute jumps, and all the water and land sports,
and not to be missed, the amazing Red Arrows, about one hundred events in total
and far too many to list here.
If you buy our wonderful full colour carnival magazine on line, you can plan your week’s entertainment in advance to be sure not to miss
anything, it’s a great magazine to sit and browse through before you come for your
In 2012 we donated ?5,500 to good causes, both local and national, and we hope
to beat that this again in 2013 with the help of our sponsors and your donations.
There's plenty of information on this web site about the carnival but don't forget to order your Carnival programme.
And if you're looking for somewhere to stay take look at our accommodation page
Swanage Carnival Official Pictures
Read Swanage Carnival Programme 2012
The official pictures from the Swanage Carnival 2012 are avaliable at Trev Rich Photography
Swanage is on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, on the south coast of England, near
to Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth with magnificent view of the the Isle of
Wight from the beach.
Swanage has a gently shelving, golden sandy beach and clear unpolluted water that has won the
prestigious European "Blue Flag" award on many occasions as well as the Tidy
Britain Group's "Seaside Award".
Find out more about Swanage here
Sponsor Swanage Carnival here
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| Written by David P