Thursday 17th August

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Cakes in the marquee today by the Dawlish Gardens Trust. Carnival market at the Piazza 10am to 5.30pm.

See what Stalls are on the Lawn today

11am to 4pm - Local Group Displays


Displays to make you reminisce and share memories, kindly put on by the Dawlish Local History Group and the Dawlish Stamp Club.

11am to 3pm - Circus Skills

Back Lawn

A second day to enjoy the circus skills workshop which returns to Carnival! Lots of fun to be had – so don’t miss out.

11am to 11.45am - Sasha Moyes


Delighted to welcome back Sasha Moyes and Gaz Chatterton to carnival. We love them!

11am to 11.45am - Children’s Bingo


Bingo with children’s prizes! No adults – you can’t take part! Free.

12noon - Duck Race


Buy your ticket throughout the week at the Information Tent or from our special duck sellers – you can’t miss them! Only £1.

1pm to 2pm - Sasha Moyes


A second musical set not to be missed.

2pm to 3.30pm - Children’s Fancy Dress

Lawn - Arena

Humorous and decorative categories in each group – ages: 5 and under, 6 to 8 years, 9 and over, pairs, grouped and wheeled. Judging also for the overall most decorative and most humorous. Rosettes to be won. Free to enter.

3.30pm to 4pm - Prize Giving – Art Competition


Prizes for the art competition will be awarded at the bandstand by the Mayor of Dawlish Cllr Rosie Dawson.

4pm to 5.30pm - Dog Show

Lawn - Arena

Due to the hot weather last year we have gone for a later time in the day. Entry fee £2 to cover all classes. Classes ‘Most Gorgeous Pooch’ in three heats: male, female and puppy under one year old. ‘Best Trick’, ‘Dog Most Like Its Owner’, ‘Best Behaved Puppy’, ‘Waggiest Tail’ and ‘Best and Best Reserve in Show’. Bring your well-behaved bestest doggy friend along!

6.45pm for 7pm - Musicals and Singalong by Marilyn and Friends


Marilyn and Friends are back with a fantastic evening of songs from the musicals and singalongs. BYO and come along. Going to be a great evening! Free, donations welcome.

Dawlish Celebrates Carnival - Stalls on The Lawn 2023 - Thursday

Please be aware events each day may change at short notice

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