Get ready for Waterloo Carnival 2019

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Friday 12th July, 2pM, Lower Marsh (Baylis Road)


Enjoy the flashes of colour, the brilliant costume creativity and music from our procession as it moves down Lower Marsh (Baylis Road) with a fantastic finale on Waterloo Millennium Green at 2.30pm.

Carnival Procession, 2pm

Starts from Tanswell St
Line the streets to enjoy the flashes of colour and the sound of Samba!

Carnival Finale, 2.30pm

Waterloo Millennium Green

Continue the Fun, 3.45pm

Suitable for all ages

Carnival Cocktails

from 5pm, CUBANA

(over 18s only)

Get involved:


Join us as we get carnival ready with flair with the following opportunities to get stuck in at our FREE workshops:

  • Costume making. Fridays 28 June & 5 July, 10am – 12noon, Oasis Playspace
    A chance for parents and their little ones (0-5s) to make their costumes

  • Props and headdress craft. Thursday 27 June, 5 - 8pm, Lower Marsh
    We’ll be at the launch of Waterloo Food Fortnight, where you can enjoy some carnival crafting.

  • Perform. Friday 5 July, Vida Walsh Centre
    Come and meet the Mandinga Arts team, find a costume, get creative and learn some moves to perform in the Carnival!  

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