Carnival 2024 – A Festival For All Cultures

Posted 30th April 2024

Carnival is coming… and we’re getting into the rhythm!

Get ready to immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of cultures and celebrate diversity at Northampton Carnival 2024! As the town gears up for its annual extravaganza, Northampton invites you to join in the festivities and experience the magic of “A Festival for All Cultures.”

Mark your calendars for Saturday 8th June as The Racecourse, Kettering Road, Northampton, transforms into a hub of excitement and cultural exchange from 12 noon onwards. Step into a world of entertainment on the Main Stage, where a stellar lineup awaits to captivate audiences of all ages.

We are delighted to announce the headliners this year is the awesome REPRO JAM SQUAD! Sway to the classical melodies of Ebony Mae Pallister, and the dynamic contemporary performance of Malcolm Dunn & Friends. Joining the lineup are African Drummers, CBlock Muzic, Shirley-Marie and a host of Visiting Troupes, ensuring an unforgettable musical journey around the globe. Plus, enjoy the beats spun by resident DJs from Inspiration FM and DJ Decka from Set It Off Sounds.

Prepare to be dazzled as the parade sets off from the park at 2 pm, adorned with a stunning array of costumes representing cultures from every corner of the world. From Kettering Road to Abington Square, and back via Wellingborough Road and Abington Ave to The Racecourse, witness the vibrant tapestry of Northampton’s cultural heritage come to life before your eyes.

No carnival experience is complete without indulging in delicious global cuisines. Satisfy your taste buds with authentic Caribbean, Asian, African, and traditional English delicacies, alongside tempting treats for the sweet tooth. And while you’re there, enjoy the thrills of the funfair, explore ethnic arts and crafts, and discover a wealth of local information and well-being stalls.

Join us in celebrating diversity, inclusion, and community spirit at Northampton Carnival 2024. Whether you’re representing your heritage or simply embracing the richness of cultures from around the world, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Put the date Saturday 8th June in your diary to attend the Northampton Carnival at The Racecourse, Kettering Road, Northampton, NN1 4LG. You won’t want to miss this magical day …the perfect outing for the entire family!

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