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Pre Carnival day events

Carnival week events on evenings in the run up to the main event:

Thursday 2 September:
Pub Quiz at the Dolphin
7 p.m. start, teams of up to 6, £1 entry per person - tables must be booked in advance.

Friday 3 September:
Charity Football match in aid of the British Heart Foundation in memory of Roger Paynter.
Kick-off 6.30 p.m. with a bar run by the Carnival Committee until half-time.

Then Bingo with the Bowling Club in the village hall, eyes down 7.30 p.m. Bar available and plenty of prizes.

Carnival fete Saturday 4 September 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Grampound Carnival is held in each year in the village on the first Saturday of September on the recreation ground behind the village hall and school. Satnav drivers, follow TR2 4SB.

Unfortunately, because of the Covid pandemic, no carnival was held in 2020. In 2021, again, the main carnival parade will not be held. However, there will be a fun family fete and car boot sale on the afternoon of Saturday 4 September. 

FREE children's entertainment to include:
• Bungee trampolines
Swamp Circus
• Laser tag
• Bouncy castles
• Games
• Mark's Ark animals
• Plus more!

Cornish craft traders, local stalls plus 20+ car boot sellers

Cream teas raising money for Mercy Rescue Trust
Double Edge Snacks
Licensed bar
Ice creams, sweets, slushies, candy floss 

Themed fancy dress competition - single or pairs:
Animals: for children up to 4 years old, ages 5 to 11, and 12-16
Countries of the world: for adults (16+)

Sponge cake and pasty competitions

James Dundon's Big Organ - Unique for Entertainment


There will be no procession this year but all of this is to raise some money so that hopefully next year we can put on an even bigger and better Carnival

If you would like to register your interest in either selling at the car boot sale or having a stall, please contact the chairman, see below.

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Carnival Chair: Charlotte Obie
Email Charlotte
Tel: 07789 906859