2018 MORECAMBE CARNIVAL GUIDE

SAT 11 & SUN 12TH AUGUST 2018

MAIN STAGE LINE UP

HEAD THE TO THE BAY ARENA FOR THE AMAZING MC18 MAIN STAGE

SUNDAY 12TH AUG - 3.30pm-9pm

Matt Cardle - Gabrielle 
a1 - Brother Beyond
Jai McDowall - Sweet Female Attitude - Ryan Lawrie - Ella Shaw
Tiger S - Mr Zip - The Hara - Amber Suns
Stuart Michaels - Mark McKenna

SATURDAY 11TH AUG 6pm-9pm

Abba Gold - Dave Finnegan’s Commitments
Plus Tributes to Dream Girls and the Jersey Boys

PROMENADE EVENTS

Events taking place across Central and West End Promenade

Spectacular Seaside Carnival Parade
Sunday 12th Aug - Start Time: 1:30pm
Celebrate the seaside and Morecambe at the carnival parade. Featuring floats from all corners of the community.
Starting at The Battery at the West End of Morecambe.
Finishing at the RNLI Station near Lord Street.

Osprey's Skydive Display
Saturday 11th Aug - Start time TBC
The amazing Ospreys Skydiving Team return to the skies over Morecambe coming in for landing on the Eric Morecambe Statue Beach.

RAF Flyby Display
Times TBC

Fireworks Finale
Sunday 12th Aug - 9:30pm - Central Promenade

THE BAY ARENA

Located on the Promenade opposite Pleasureland and Soul Bowl.

MC18 Main Stage
Saturday Show 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday Show: 3:30pm - 9:00pm

Circus Skills Workshop
(Saturday only) Times TBC 

Donkey & Train Rides

Bar
Enjoy the sounds of the Main Stage with a drink at the Arena Bar.

Arts & Crafts Stalls
Indulge your artistic and shopaholic side with arts and crafts from all over the area.

Concessions Stalls:
Thai, Italian, German Sausage, Crepes, Burgers, Snow Cones, Wild-Game

MIDLAND LAWN

Located on the seafront side of The Midland Hotel.

EDF Energy Science Zone Marquee
Explore the world of science and exciting science shows with our event supporter EDF Energy.
Saturday Shows: 11:00 12:00 / 1:00-2:00 / 3:00-4:00
Sunday
Shows: 10:30 – 11:30 / 12:30- 1:30 / 3:00-4:00

Circus
Show times TBC

Trees & Bees Project Tent
Find out about the Morecambe Carnival Trees & Bees Project.
Buy a tree to be added to our Carnival Wildlife Woodland!

Charity & Trade Stalls
Meet lots of amazing organisations from all over the Morecambe Bay area as well as lost of great businesses supporting the Morecambe Carnival.

Zip Line

Snakes & Invertebrates Marquee

Sheepdog Show
Times TBC

Gymnastics Show
Times TBC

Craft Beer Tent & Prosecco & Cocktails Bar
Enjoy the tipple of your choice and the sights of the Midland Lawn.

Concessions Stalls:
Candy floss, slushies & coffee

EDF FAMILY FUN ZONE

Located adjacent to The Midland Hotel and Cenotaph

EDF Energy Local Stage
Trevor Cooke returns with a fantastic local line up of singers and performers with a show for all the family.
Plus the final round of the MC18 Talent Trail Competition on Saturday!
Show times TBC

Bounce City

Oasis Petting Zoo

Birdman Parrot Recue

Facepainting

Children’s Rides
Rides just for the little ones.

Zorbs

Concessions Stalls:
Food Stalls – Donuts, Polar Snow Cones, Soft Drinks & Sweets

THANKS TO OUR FANTASTIC SPONSORS:

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VISITOR INFORMATION:

INFO POINTS

When you're out and about at Morecambe Carnival, drop by one of our friendly Info Point Booths for help finding your way, local information as well as Safety Wristbands. You can also pick up a Souvenir Programme.

FREE EVENT

The Morecambe Carnival is a FREE event - There are no tickets, passes or wristbands for sale. This includes all stage shows including the Main Stage Shows on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th Aug. Some rides and attractions such as the funfair do carry a charge.

Accessibility

The Morecambe Promenade is wheelchair accessible as are the show venues. To ensure everyone gets a great view of the main stage a huge screen is installed just to the side of the stage with a live video feed of the show. Extra assistance can be obtained from stewards or security staff - who will be easy to spot in high-viz jackets.

Changing Place

For those Carnival Visitors who require a specialist Changing Place one is located 5 minutes from the main Morecambe Carnival area on Morecambe Promenade:
Festival Market, Central Drive, LA4 4DW

Further information can be found at Changing Places

MARINE DRIVE ROAD CLOSURE

For the benefit of visitors to The Morecambe Carnival, Maine Road (the coastal road) will be closed to traffic between the Central Drive Roundabout and the junction with Northumberland Street from 10:00am and 6:00pm on Sunday 12th Aug.

Alcohol

This is a family friendly event with plenty to see and do for adults and children alike, with this in mind please remember that alcohol is only allowed in designated licenced areas and only alcohol purchased on the premises my be consumed. This is a council bye-law.

Weather

Please remember to dress appropriately and be prepared for all weather eventualities. Details of the events and attractions may be subject to change at short notice. Some events and attractions may be affected by weather conditions.

Stage Show Artists

The Morecambe Carnival Team hope everyone enjoys the stage shows. However please note that there are no meet and greet sessions. All posted artist performances are subject to availability.

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