Whitley Bay Carnival Programme

Saturday 27th May

The Parade : 11:00 – 12:00 Whitley Bay Metro station, via Station Rd, Whitley Rd, Park View, Marine Ave, Watts Slope, Links. The Plaza Arena

The Plaza Arena Stage 10:00 – 17:00
11:00 NTSB North Tyneside Steel Band,
Host DJ Sista Soul, 12:00 Welcome from Mayor of North Tyneside
12:05 Drumdin
12:30 Whitley Women choir
13:15 Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band
14:30 Dave Arcari . Scotland’s alternative blues troubadour
16:00 Soothsayers . Nu Afro Beat, Dub, Reggae and a bit of Jazz

The Marquee Stage 10:00 – 17:00
11:30 Bay Uke, 13:00 Young violinists from NTMEH North Tyneside Music Education Hub with Bradley Creswick, 13:45 NTSB
14:45 Milne Glendinning Band, Crossover Jazz
15:50 Shipcote & Friends, special guest Malcolm McMaster on steel pedal

The Carnival Ball 18:00 – 22:00 Baghdaddies, DJ, Games, Prizes
Tickets: £8.00 under 14’s £4.00 via eventbrite

Street Theatre Spanish City entrance 11:30 – 17:00
16rpm Red Carpet
Fairly Famous Family Football show & Suitcases

Rainbow Corner Marine Ave 12:00 – 15:30
Spanish City Rollers
Baque De Ogum maracatu band from Jack Drum Arts
Bay Uke, Storytellers Band, Innocent Bystanders

Links – grassy area to the West of the War Memorial 13:00 -16:00
Join in Outdoor games

Pop up street food, bars and fairground.

Whitley Bay carnival 2023 Poster. Now We Are 10

Sunday 28th May

The Plaza Arena Stage 10:00 – 17:00
DJ Sista Soul, The Multi Lingual Choir, North Tyneside Pipe Band and dancers
12:00 Bradley Creswick’s Western Swingfonia
13:30 The Often Herd
15:00 Back Chat Brass
16:00 Drumdin, Mouthful Voices choir and Curious Monkey Arrivals Group
celebrating the 30th anniversary of Drumdin

The Marquee Stage10:00 – 16:00
11:00 McCookerybook and Rotifer
12:15 MSK Jazz trio
13:30 Back Chat Brass
14:45 Monster Ceilidh Band family ceilidh

Street Theatre Spanish City entrance 11:30 – 16:00
Featuring Belle and Bullock, Artizani Punt, Altered States The Invisible Man
12:00 and 15:30 Artizani Desert Island Discs show

Rainbow Corner Marine Ave
Featuring Belle and Bullock, Artizani Punt, Altered States The Invisible Man
12:30 North Tyneside Pipe Band and Dancers
13:00 Wayward Wind

Links – grassy area to the West of the War Memorial 10:30 – 16:00
‘Lets Circus presents’ with special guests Circus Raj

Pop up street food, bars and fairground.

A Massive thank you to our Whitley Bay Carnival 2024 sponsors.

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Whitley Whaler
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Out Supporters

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Pure Knead

Whitley Bay Carnival

Whitley Bay Carnival brings local and international artists together with the community to showcase the best of our seaside town.

Credits

© 2023 – 2014 Whitley Bay Carnival
Produced by SALTo Arts Productions

Website design and development Big Purple Box

Photography:
Paul Norris
Iain Brown
Alex Alevroyiannis
Trai Anfield, Enlightened Media