How to request a donation

An important part of carnival is being able to raise funds to support local charitable organisations.  If you think you comply with the criteria, and would like to apply, please do so in writing before 30 November 2016.  Please send your application to Caroline Sharley,...

Fabulous at forty!

Castle Cary storms its 40th anniversary with “best ever carnival”! The streets of Castle Cary & Ansford were packed as the community came together to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of carnival. The procession sparkled with fabulous entries from far as wide. Both local schools showcased their...

“Our best children’s carnival ever!”

Castle Cary and Ansford’s very special 40th anniversary is underway! The sun shone for our first procession, the Ann Hallett Children’s Carnival last Saturday, with around 100 children taking to the streets in a festival of colour and creativity.     “It was definitely our best ever Children’s Carnival”...

Children’s Carnival – 7 October from 3pm

As well as the usual colourful and varied Ann Hallett Children’s Carnival procession starring over 100 local children; after the procession, outside the Market House, Castle Cary, there will be a children's festival of fabulous entertainment   Learn circus skills like juggling, spin diabolo and poi...

Were you a carnival queen?

As it's our 40th anniversary, we would love to hear from any former carnival queens!  How about feeling like a queen all over again, and on 14 October riding in the procession in one of Haynes International Motor Museum's fabulous cars? Contact Di or Kara Pinnions...

Join us for a trip to Bridgwater Carnival!

Make Bonfire night go with a bang and join us at Bridgwater Carnival on 4 November. Castle Cary Carnival Society are organising a bus - please let Paul Burch know if you're interested at paully.b@hotmail.co.uk...

SPECIAL 40th ANNIVERSARY CARNIVAL PROGRAMME

Castle Cary and Ansford Carnival Society are delighted to announce a very special programme of entertainment to celebrate their 40-year anniversary. Key highlights include: Exciting partnerships with Ansford Academy and Castle Cary Primary School Bringing international carnival acts to the town, including from Notting Hill Celebrating...

Join us for coffee … and more!

Join us at the Market House, Castle Cary on Saturday 2 September between 10am and midday for coffee, cakes, bric a brac, one of our famous raffles ...

Cream tea and bacon butties!

Celebrate summer with the Best of British on Saturday 19 August, in the garden of 1 Chapel Close - next to the Methodist Church, from 10:30am - 3:00pm! Enjoy browsing a range of bric a brac and other stalls.  Children can enjoy face-painting and get...

40th anniversary ‘ruby dinner’!

Thanks to everyone who came along to our recent 40th anniversary dinner.  It was a sparkling evening full of wonderful memories, special people and fervent wishes for another 40 very happy years! Our guests had their photos taken by a budding photographer after walking up the...