Whitley Bay Carnival ‘Leap’ Programme

25th and 26th May 2024

The 'LEAP' Carnival Parade

Saturday 25th May 2024

11am – 12:30 Whitley Bay Metro Station to The Links via Station Road, Whitley Road, Park View, Marine Ave

Featuring live music from Bandao, led by Mestre Memeu of Olodum, Story Tellers, Spanish City Rollers and Tribo
Costumed promenaders and giant structures.

Spanish City Plaza outdoor stage

With host Andrea ‘Sista Soul’ Robertson

10:00 Sambanistas
11:00 Whitley Women
12:30 Spanish City Rollers
13:30 The Storytellers ceilidh
15:00 The Baghdaddies
16:30 Northern Monkey Brass Band

The Carnival Marquee stage

10:00 – 16:00 DJ Steve Robertson

On the streets

Bay Uke 13:00 war memorial
Ruck and Roll 14:30, 16:00 17:30
The Life Guards 12:00, 13:00, 14:30
Samba Masterclass with Mestre Marcos Santana 14:00 – 15:30
Central Lower Promeande.
Tribo 17:30 tbc

The Carnival Marquee stage

18:00 – 23:00 The annual Carnival Ball

Host Sista Soul

The Samba Reggae All Stars Featuring Mestre Memeu and Sandoval of Olodum, Mestre Pato of TDot Batu and friends. Supported by Northern Monkey Brass Band & Tribo

Tickets £10 & £5 from Eventbrite

Whitley Bay carnival 2023 Poster. Now We Are 10
Whitley Bay carnival 2023 Poster. Now We Are 10

Sunday 26th May

Spanish City Plaza outdoor stage

10:00 Bay Uke
10:45 Sista soul
11:30 The Chilli Road Band
13:00 Bellavana
14:30 Orchestra Mambo International
16:00 Finale with Mestre Memeu of Olodum and the drummers of Bandao

The Carnival Marquee stage

10:00 – 16:00 DJ Steve Robertson

On the streets

Football Crazy 12:30, 14:00, 15:30
The Strolling gardeners 11:00, 12:30, 16:00
Roo’d 12:30, 14:00, 15:30
The Beasts of Silly 11:30, 13:00, 14:30
Tribo 12:00 South Prom 14:00 arena
North Tyneside Pipe Band and Dancers 11:00 war memorial & 12:30 North Prom

Programme subject to change. In the case of bad weather some performances may move to the marquee stage.

Richard Broderick and Carol Alevroyianni would like to thank the Salto Arts Productions board, sponsors, funders, supporters , carnival clubs, artists, musicians, North Tyneside council, our promenaders and our amazing community for continuing to make Whitley Bay Carnival possible.

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

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