Newport Carnival mourns the passing of Cowes Carnival’s Bob Hammond

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Bob Hammond of Cowes Carnival who passed away at the start of February 2023. This week the Island’s Carnival Scene lost one of the nicest guys around. Bob Hammond was a long-serving member, organiser and float builder of Cowes Carnival. Bob sadly passed away this […]

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from Newport Carnival

The team at Newport Carnival wishes you a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.  We thank each and everyone one of you who made our 100th-year celebrations one to remember, it has been truly incredible. Let’s make 2023 just as spectacular as 2022 was! See you soon.

New Halloween Spooks Night comes to Newport in 2022

Newport Carnival Halloween Spooks Night

A new Halloween Spooks Night brought to you by Newport Carnival is set to take place on Friday 28th October 2022 at The Riverside Centre on The Quay.  The event, which has been supported by Harwards Garage’s Forecourt & Community Action Isle of Wight, is set to take place between 6.30pm and 9.30pm. There will […]

Christmas Carnival 2022

Newport Carnival will be for the first time in 3 years holding their popular Christmas Carnival parade around Newport on Saturday 3rd December 2022.  There will be a number of other activities going on throughout the day including a new market traders event. More details will be released in due course.

Newport Carnival Celebrates 100 Years of Carnivals

Newport Carnival celebrated its 100th year of carnivals in style with world famous Titan the Robot making an appearance and Island curatiors Shademakers who appeared at the Queen’s Jubilee Pageant in June.  St Thomas’ Square saw an array of locals and holidaymakers who came to see Titan the Robot, who is no stranger to the […]

TITAN the ROBOT is coming to Newport!

Titan the Robot is making his way to Newport to celebrate 100 years of Newport Carnival! The Titan the Robot’s wisecracking antics have become the stuff of legends and his show is unrivalled in the world today! Funny, fast-paced and full of surprises, Titan is the ultimate family entertainment show where you come to expect […]