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This year's Movie's themed Carnival will take place on Saturday 17th June.  Please see below for relevant documents for registration.

Bishop's Stortford Carnival brings the community together to celebrate everything that is good about Bishop's Stortford and promises to be a great day out for all ages. The procession starts from Rhodes arts centre, South Road, at 12.30 and consists of individuals, floats, walking groups, Marching Bands and Dance troops.

The floats will process through South Street, Potter Street, and Market Square, finishing ion Link Road around 1.30pm  By then the fun on the field, which commences at 12 Noon and carries on until 5pm, will be in full swing. In total over 100 community groups, and other organisations are taking part.

These include charities, local businesses and touring attractions as well as a variety of entertainment for children and adults alike.

This year our Fun Day promises a packed program of displays and participation activities including the following:-

  • Live bands
  • Childrens Entertainers
  • Marching Bands
  • Dance displays
  • A full day of Arena displays
  • Fun Fair
  • Traditional Beer Tent
  • Refreshments
  • Inflatables
  • Producers & Craft Stalls
  • Traditional Side Stalls
  • Trade Stands



Organising the carnival is a massive operation which takes over a year.  Carnival allows many local charities and non-profit making organisations to raise much needed funds, whilst raising their profile and enjoying a fun day!