The Last Canvey Carnival

The Year 2000

By Graham Stevens

The Carnival came back in 2011 after a break of 10 years. Hopefully it will go on for many years to come.

This page was added by Graham Stevens on 27/11/2010.
Comments about this page

I don't remember the last Carnival being this big - thanks!

By David Bullock
On 28/11/2010

So sad, why can't it be like it used to? Bring back the Canvey Carnival!!!

By Jane Whellam
On 04/02/2011

The Carnival is coming back. Watch this space for news

By Janet Penn
On 04/02/2011

Sign me up!!! I think I'm slightly past living the dream to be a 'Canvey Carnival Princess' but if I can be involved in any way am happy to help :-)

By Jane Whellam
On 10/02/2011

Hi I used to take part in the carnival every year with my majorettes troupe. I now run my own troupe on Canvey and we would love to take part when it's on again. Keep me informed please x

By Claire - Canvey Crystals
On 15/02/2011

I think its an excellent idea bringing the Carnival back, however my only doubt its on a Saturday. More thought should have gone into why Carnival ended...Not only was it hard work for an ageing committee but Canvey people did'nt support it due to the traffic congestion it caused. Do you not think it would have been better on a Sunday? It could have start and Canvey Football Club come upto Seaview road and down to the Seafront ending at the Seafront Carpark where it always use to. This way only 2 roads would have needed to be closed for a short period of time and the Seafront could have been shut off for the afternoon, not causing too much hassle to drivers, who do not want to take part and just want to get from A-B on the Island. As well as this all people could take part as alot still have a Saturday as a normal working day.

By sandra durant
On 18/04/2011

Perhaps you should wait and see Sandra. The route will be shorter and the parade is coinciding with the Town Councils Fun Day down the seafront. Don't knock it till you have tried it

By Janet Penn
On 18/04/2011

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