This year Diss Carnival is completely FREE to attend – no entry fee, no tickets and no queuing! We also have a brand new-look brochure for the event, which will be released from 20th May 2017. This gorgeous souvenir programme, crafted by the talented team at Splice Creative, features 34 pages of content, letting you
We’re bringing back the arena from Carnival’s past for this year’s event! Join us in the park on the 11th June from 1pm for Arena entertainment – make sure to pick up your Souvenir Carnival Programme when they launch to find out what’s on and where!
In 2008, Diss Carnival was brought back to life after being absent from the town for many years. It featured run up events including a disco evening in which the Carnival Queen and attendants were chosen by a panel of judges. Charlotte Cox was awarded the prize, and lead the procession in style in a
Here’s a lovely set of photos of Carnival in the mid sixties – what a lovely #ThrowbackThursday! Have you go involved with Diss Carnival yet? Get in touch today or visit www.diss-carnival.co.uk 🙂 Thanks to Karl Norman of Diss & District Memories for sharing.
Today’s #ThrowbackThursday is the Official Diss Carnival programme from 1984! Crazy to think this was 33 years ago! Want to be part of the fun this year? Log on to www.diss-carnival.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org and be part of it! Thanks to Roella Trudgill for submitting this one.
This weeks #ThrowbackThursday comes from Diss Museum. This is the Diss Youth Centre Drama Group as 1000 Years of the Monarchy, in the carnival in the early 1970s. The black & white photographs came from the Eastern Counties Newspapers, while the colour one was by Leslie Ward. Do you recognise anyone in these shots? Tag
Today’s memory is from Lavina Wootton of Diss and District Memories… It’s the winners of the Decorated Bicycle Prize in the late 1970s! Recognise anyone from the photo? Send in your Carnival stories! Save
Here’s a snippet of Broadland Memories footage of Diss in the 1940s, featuring a fab Carnival procession. Look at all those decorated bicycles! Diss Cyclathon – fancy a warm up for the 25th?! Come and join the fun! You can watch the full clip here: https://goo.gl/bisSO5
Thanks to Roella Trudgill for sending in this week’s Carnival Memories! This week we’ve got two pictures for you: Sheila Coleman, Carnival Chair dressed as a clown walking alongside the parade as it left from Fair Green, and a float making it’s way along Uplands Way in about 1982. Check out the press cutting from