Swanage Carnival and Regatta
Swanage Carnival and Regatta
Saturday 28th July to 4th August 2018
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Fun Events

Wheelbarrow Race Friday
A pub crawl with a difference. Teams of two in fancy dress, one team member pushing and the other sat in the wheelbarrow; race around a designated route in the town centre stopping at each pub where one member has to drink what has been set up, this could be lager, beer, Pimm’s or even a Caramel Vodka shot.
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Very exciting, very fast, a lot of fun and very enjoyable to watch!

Yard Of Ale Thursday
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The tradition of the Yard of Ale dates back to the 17th Century. The current world record, set in 1985, is five seconds!
Come along and attempt to down a yard of ale, about two and half pints as quickly as you can.


Treasure Hunts All week
There is an adult and children's foot treasure hunt which runs all week during Swanage Carnival week with prizes for the winners. more details here
Entry forms will be available from the Carnival caravan on the sea front and the Carnival Information Tent on the Showground.
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What's Not My Line All week
This must be one of the oldest events in Carnival! A chance to window shop around Swanage. The aim of the game is to find an item in the participating shop window that is not sold by the shop. Its harder than you think and the shop owners are getting more cunning each year.
Entry forms will be available from the Carnival caravan on the sea front and the Carnival Information Tent on the Showground.


Sandcastle Competition Adults Wednesday, Juniors Thursday
Swanage Carnival has not one but two sandcastle, or to give it its grand title "Sand Sculpture" competitions on the main beach during Carnival week.
more details here
Swanage Carnival Sandcastle Competition
Scruffs Dog Show Wednesday
A very popular show for dogs (and owners) of all shapes and sizes, bring your pooch and join in with the fun, everyone’s a winner. Enter on the day.
more details here
During the day there is a Dog Agility Display, these clever dogs will amaze you with their skills and well worth watching.
Swanage Carnival Dog Show

Bingo
Yep. We even have Bingo.
The Bingo Crew meet at Herston Yards Holiday Park and run weekly sessions every Tuesday throughout the season until October. Details of when they restart will be put on the news screen on the home page.
During Carnival Week we also hold a session in the Marquee on Monday night and for 2016 we have an extra short session on Friday at 12:00, so if you are looking for a family fun night out come and join us and maybe you’ll be shouting House!
Swanage Carnival Bingo
Over the years the Bingo Crew has helped to raise many thousands of pounds for Carnival funds.

Full details of all events can be found in the programme