UK Carnival Schedule

If you would like to know the UK carnival schedule for 2018, look no further. We have compiled an ordered list of all the dates that matter, just for your convenience. We have also included information on carnivals cancelled in 2018.

If you would like to add a carnival date to our list, we would love to hear from you. Please use our contact form to provide the carnival name, location and date.

UK Carnival Dates for 2018

  • Coventry Carnival of Light, April 20th, 2018
  • Luton Carnival, Sunday 27th May, 2018
  • Reading Carnival, Monday 28th, May 2018
  • Northampton Carnival, Saturday 9th June, 2018
  • Deighton Carnival (Huddersfield), Saturday 30th June, 2018
  • Woodley Community Carnival, 9th June, 2018
  • Preston Carnival, Sunday 10th June, 2018
  • Sheffield Carnival 23rd June 2018
  • Lindley Carnival Huddersfield Saturday 30th June, 2018
  • Bristol St Pauls Carnival 50th Anniversary, 7th July, 2018
  • Birmingham Northfield Carnival, 7th July, 2018
  • Stoke-on-Trent, Six Towns One City Carnival, 8th July, 2018 (Facebook date)
  • Houghton Regis Carnival, 14th July, 2018
  • Huddersfield Carnival 14th July 2018
  • Liverpool Brazilica Festival, 14th July & 16th July, 2018
  • Acton Carnival, 14th July, 2018
  • Derby Carnival, Sunday 15th July, 2018
  • Hastings Old Town Carnival Week, 28th July – 5th August, 2018
  • Leicester Carnival, Saturday 4th August, 2018
  • Cromer Carnival Week, 11-17 August, 2018
  • Caribbean Carnival of Manchester, Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August, 2018
  • Nottingham Carnival, 11th & 12th August, 2018
  • Notting Hill Carnival, Sunday 26th & Monday 27th August, 2018
  • Leeds Soca Village Carnival, Friday 24th – Monday 27th August, 2018
  • Leeds West Indian Carnival, Sunday 26th & (Parade) Monday 27th August, 2018
  • Ryde Carnival, 29th & 30th August, 2018
  • Huddersfield – Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Popup Carnival, 8th September 2018 @ Old Bridge, Market Street, Holmfirth, HD9 7DA.
  • Hackney One Day Carnival, Sunday 9th September, 2018
  • Kendal Torchlight Carnival, Friday 14th September & Saturday 15th September, 2018
  • Weston Super Mare Carnival 9th November, 2018
UK Carnival Dates

UK Carnival Dates

Cancelled or TBC Carnivals 2018

  • Scottish Afro-Caribbean Carnival, Paisley – To be confirmed
  • Huddersfield Carnival – Now confirmed, see schedule

Dates correct at day of print, 9th March 2018. Please confirm dates and event status on individual carnival websites before making arrangements. The YWICCN does not accept liability for cancelled events or incorrect dates.

The carnival list is not a definitive source; some carnivals may be missed off. If you would like to add a confirmed carnival date to the list, please use our contact form, providing the carnival name, location and date. Thank you.