It’s a Sell Out!!!

We kick off Carnival weekend events with the Barn Dance down Carnival Field on Friday night.

We have been delighted by the interest from the community for this event and can now share that it’s a sellout! With 70 tickets sold, the band and caller booked and refreshments ready, we are all set for a fun night!

We wish those of you who are lucky enough to be attending a great time!

Please do share your experiences of the night with us!

Pub crawl…for charity

The Astwood Bank Carnival Association committee shall being touring the pubs of Astwood Bank, Feckenham and Sambourne to sell raffle tickets and official Carnival programmes in the warm up to Carnival weekend.
We’ll see you at the bar starting at 7pm and look forward to your support!
Route as follows:
Astwood Bank
– Cricket Club
– Green Dragon
– Cricket Club
– Rose and Crown
Astwood Bank
– The Bell
– The Oddfellows Arms

There’s STILL time to be part of this year’s Carnival!

As we approach the end of June, we have less than 2 weeks to go before the 30 year Anniversary of the Astwood Bank Carnival on 8th July.

We are planning for a fantastic celebration of Carnival and we want you to be part of it!There is an open invite for entering the Procession, you can enter a walking Group, Float, Unusual Vehicle or Decorated Trailer in the Carnival Procession. You have the opportunity this year to use ANY of the previous themes from the 30 years of Carnival so come and join us for a fantastic day out, along with most of our village and the surrounding areas in attendance.

Do you have an unusual vehicle which you want to Parade through the village, does your group want to enter a Float, Trailer or Walking Group, get in touch as we would love to see you in the parade, then join us!

The open Theme gives you limitless options to parade your group, business, association or local sports club and more important, to have fun and be part of the famous Astwood Bank Carnival.

Carnival Field also still has place for more stalls and groups so please don’t hesitate to apply for  a place on the field!

For procession, please fill in the application form here:

For Carnival Field stall applications you may fill in the form here:

With the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight giving us a Lancaster Bomber flypast, fantastic field events, a great line up of floats, bands and walking groups parading through the village our MP’s, Mayors and Royalty already confirmed and will be part of the Carnival.

See you there!


We’re getting near….the bunting is up!

Carnival weekend is fast approaching!  Last Friday saw the bunting go up along the Evesham Road THANKS to Redditch Council @RedditchMatters. Wednesday saw the Carnival Committee members putting up bunting along the path of the procession throughout the village. Well done !

Carnival 2017

This year’s carnival is on Saturday 8th July 2017.

To celebrate our 30th anniversary float designers can choose any theme from the past 30 years. Check out previous themes here!

Please register your float, motorised or walking entry into process, online here.

Did YOU win a raffle prize?

Winning tickets this year were bought by a number of ways – at Hancox, door to door, over Carnival weekend, by some of the charities we support, the pub crawl and of course the First school.

Thank You to all those who supported us and bought a ticket, as well as those who sold tickets!

Congratulations to all those who won a prize!

£100 1611
Tete a Tete voucher 1771
Palace theatre tickets for pantomime 1874
4 ball golf at Redditch golf club 5135
Hatton park tickets 3998
West Midlands Safari Park family ticket 1193
Weeks football training school 1821
Bottle of wine signed by David Cameron 5884
Coughton court family pass  5004 
Avoncroft family ticket 4015 
Astwood Bank Chinese voucher 1241 
Pershore climbing wall voucher 4774 
Dudley zoo kids tickets 5519 
Hillers hamper 4958
butchers voucher 0221
Planter from where next nursery 2187
Hamper from the Sunshine group 3127
Ice skating for 2 2099