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Nottingham Carnival

Victoria Embankment, Nottingham

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Sunday 20 August 2023 | 12pm-8pm
Victoria Embankment

Nottingham Carnival returns to Victoria Embankment this August.

Numerous troupes from Nottingham and around the country will be taking part in the colourful Carnival Parade which starts at 2pm and is free to watch.

As before, the Parade route will start on the Victoria Embankment, head up Wilford Grove, Felton Road and Green Street before making its way back down to the Embankment via Bunbury Street returning to the Carnival site via Wilford Grove, where they will perform on the dedicated stage within the Carnival site. The complete parade should take no more than 2 hours and you can watch the parade at any point along the Carnival route.

On the Carnival site this year, there will be four music zones featuring live bands, 30+ DJ’s and sound systems and steel bands. As always, the music will include Soca, Reggae, Afro beat, Calypso, Salsa, RnB, Soul, Dancehall, Jungle, Grime, Baseline House.

There will also be trade stalls, world food stalls, licensed bars and fairground rides within the Carnival site, as well as a kids zone with activities for little ones.

How to get here?

Plan your journey to Victoria Embankment via Nottingham City Transport, Trentbarton or NET Tram (which will be operating a 10-minute service). Car parking is also available from 11.30am on the day.

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Tickets: £5 in advance (plus booking fee), £6 on the door
Children under 12: Free

The parade is free to watch at any point along the route.

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