•• Dumfries Carnival ••

Get Involved

Carnival Club runs every Monday from 5pm until 8pm at 113 – 115 High Street as is a chance for volunteers to pop by after work and do a bit of making. To register for a session, visit here.

Daytime Club runs every Tuesday from 1pm until 6pm at our Creative Hub in the Loreburne Centre, and is a chance for volunteers to come in, have a cuppa and a chat, and do a bit of making. To register for a session, visit here.

Youth Squad runs every Tuesday from 3pm until 6pm at our Creative Hub in the Loreburne Centre, and a chance for young people to come in, meet some new friends and do a bit of making. To register for a session, visit here.

NHS Heroes

If you’re employed by the NHS, we need your help! Without saying too much, we are planning something very special for Dumfries Carnival. To get involved in our webinar on Wednesday 22nd September between 6pm and 7pm, register here.

Are you a teacher looking to get your class involved?

You can download information on what we can offer below:

Information Pack

Discover how the project meets the Curriculum for Excellence Learning Outcomes here.

You can also register your interest, here.

2014 – Homecoming 

We imagined what the world would have felt like 100 years ago,when young men were leaving for War.

Executive Producer:  Graham Main | Carnival Producer:  Jordan Chisholm |  Lead Artist:  Caitriona McGowan

 

2015 – Under the Sea 

A little girl falls down the toilet and uncovers a magical world where sea creatures are in charge.  Featuring a community cast of 2,000 people.

Executive Producer:  Graham Main | Carnival Producer:  Jack Finlay | Lead Artist:  Ryan Smith

 

2016 – A World of Music 

From Rock and Roll organs played by Meerkats to Ice Sprites playing Musical Statues, we created a magical fantasy world that included 2,500 participants and ended with a magical firework display.

Executive Producer:  Graham Main | Carnival Producer:  Cara McNaught  Lead Artist:  Ryan Smith

2017 Tam O’Shanter 

We re-told Rabbie Burns most theatrical poem on the streets of Dumfries with over 3,000 participants.

Executive Producer:  Graham Main | Carnival Producer:  Cara McNaught  Lead Artist:  Ryan Smith

 

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