Procession begins from

Tanswell Street

Friday 8th July 2016

Watch our favourite literary characters come to life!

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This is our 13th year of the fantastic Waterloo Carnival, which is a vibrant, colourful celebration of our creative community. Come and join in the fun, alongside over 400 local members of our community who will make up the carnival procession.

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Carnival Chaos

Saturday 18th and 25th June


Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre

FREE Stay and Play sessions with a carnival theme

(children aged up to 8yrs)

Creative Art sessions for Over 50s

Friday 3rd June

11am-1pm and 2-4pm

Coin Street neighbourhood centre

£2 per session

Create Carnival – family craft workshops and storytelling

Saturday 18th June

12 – 5pm

Summer Jamboree Fete, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park

(Oasis Playspace)

Carnival Picnic

Waterloo Millennium Green

11.30am – 1pm

A fun hour of storytelling, face painting and crafts for 0-5s and their adults – bring along your picnic!

Carnival Procession

From Oasis Academy Johanna, Tanswell Street


Watch the characters spring out the pages of books into life!

Carnival Finale

Waterloo Millennium Green

From 2pm

The rousing sound of the crowds gathering, the music playing and much celebration! Watch the finale of our Carnival Procession, and a closing word from MP Kate Hoey.

Carnival Tales

Waterloo Millennium Green


A story telling and interactive session to provide relaxing wind down from carnival excitement for 0-5s (and their adults.)

Carnival Cocktails

Cubana (over 18s only)

From 5pm 'til late

with Cuban Street food and live music from fantastic band Latin Dimension, followed by dancing into the evening

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We need your help!

Please consider giving a gift of £10 to ensure we are able to run the 14th annual Waterloo Carnival 2017.

Make your donation to this fantastic event today.

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