Mansfield Carnival

this years carnival

Save the Date for the Mansfield Carnival!

Saturday 22 June, 11:00pm to 4:00pm, Mansfield Market Place.

Get ready for a day of laughter, joy, and endless fun! Join us as we transform Mansfield into a carnival extravaganza.

Prepare to spread your wings and soar into the enchanting world of birds with our theme for this year's carnival
 "Take Flight”
Inspired by the opening of the Mansfield Museum's extraordinary exhibition, "A World of Birds," our carnival invites you to embark on a journey through the skies. Explore the diversity, beauty, and wonder of our feathered friends from every corner of the globe.
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We are on the lookout for committee members to help us organize the event, dancers, singers and entertainers to perform and volunteers to support us on the day, if you would like to be involved please email our museum development officer 

Volunteer with us

Carnival couldnt happen with the army of volunteers who come forward to support us. 

There are many different roles available from runners to litter pickers

Find more information and an application form here

carnival volunteers
sing and dance

Perform at Carnival

Are you singer, band, choir dance act? would you like to perform on the main stage.

Here you can find out more and apply.

Beyond the Baseline Stage

This year we are teaming up with Inspire Libraries to bring you the Beyond the Baseline Stage, celebrating 500 years of black british music.

Situated at Buttercross just beside the library, we will be looking for acts to perform here that celebrate black british music.

If you think you would like to perform you can apply here

500 years inspire

Mansfield 2023 Carnival Highlights

Take a look back at the highlights from the first ever Mansfield Carnival in 2023.