With only a few weeks to go till Beccles carnival, the town is preparing for a bumper summer weekend!
With the weather set to be scorching and the summer season already off to a flying start, this year’s Beccles Carnival looks set to be one of the best yet. With floats, stalls, and entertainment from across the region, this is one Suffolk day out you won’t want to miss. Beccles carnival takes place on the 19th and 20th August 2017, so it’s time to make your plans so you don’t miss this quintessentially East Anglian weekend.
The fun kicks off on Saturday 19th August with the FAMILY FUN AFTERNOON starting at 1300 hours on Beccles Quayside. Join locals and visitors alike for all kinds of events and activities, including the Beccles Baby competition, Fancy Dress, Childrens Races, Beccles’s 2nd Fun Dog Show, Arena Displays, and much much more.
Saturday evening continues the festivities, with live music on stage at Beccles Quayside along with Moore Music Roadshow, starting at 18:00. Acts for Beccles Quay Rocks 2017 include The Fortunate Sons, Catch 22, and The Stereotypes. As well as music, there will be a licensed Bar, food stalls open for trading during the evening, and a real party atmosphere is sure to take over the quay.
Sunday afternoon is when the main carnival parade takes over the town. The parade will pass through the town to the Quayside for a showcase of all the Carnival Parade Bands and majorettes, where they will be showing you their fantastic displays and talents. Click here to see entry information for Beccles Carnival. Click here to go to the official Beccles Carnival website.
The confirmed 2017 Displays and performances are as follows:
- Waggy Tails Dog Display Team
- Urban Allstars
- Bollywood Sparkles
- Caroline Yardy’s Zumba
- more acts TBC