CQ Carnival Day

19/08/2023, 11am - 4pm Derby Market Place

Roll up, roll up for a fun filled day of entertainment in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter!

Come face to face with the giant elephant as he parades the Market Place, enjoy theatrical and comedic
street acts and circus style roaming entertainers!

Dress Circle

Watch as the enormous woman glides around. When she stops, the orchestra from beneath her petticoats tunes up and a series of theatrical surprises ensues!

12.30pm, 2.15pm

Wheel Nuts

The Wheel Nuts cruise around on their unicyles with their bag of tricks entertaining one and all! A colourful and skilful sight to behold!!

11am, 1.15pm, 3.30pm

Giant Carnival Elephant

Get ready for a unique close encounter with one of nature’s gentle giants! Pat the elephant’s trunk as it parades around the Market Place!

12pm, 2.15pm

One Man Circus

Be dazzled by the world’s highest 4 ball juggle and amazed at the crystal ball manipulation. Laugh out loud at the comedy mime and have a go at the bald head hoopla.

12pm, 1.45pm, 3pm

Angie Hula Hooper

A high-energy, highly-skilled, fast-paced hooptastic hoopla of a show! Angie captivates audiences as she effortlessly spins and manipulates hoops on and around her body, all at the same time!

11.30am, 1.15pm, 3.15pm

Stilt Walkers, Balloon Modellers & Bubble artists

Various times between 11am – 4pm

We also have a number of FREE activities for you to take part in!
*Face Painter
*Miniature Crazy Golf
*Circus Themed Crafting with Scraggy Moo
Come along to the Carnival Day and find out about Electric Daisy, the new event and garden space on Bold Lane from Down to Earth Derby.  Hear all about their events programme, how you can get involved and come and try the workshop taster sessions that they will be doing throughout the day. Got a gardening tip or trick? Then they want to know..

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