People in the Thornbury Carnival parade

General Information

The 2019 Thornbury Carnival will take place on Saturday 6th July:

11.00 am*:    Parade along Castle Street and High Street
12.00 pm:   Access to Mundy Fields (with pre-purchased ticket or pay on the gate)
12:15 pm*:    Main stage entertainment begins
6.00 pm*:    Headline act
8.30 pm*:    Mundy Field entertainment ends

*Times are approximate

The Parade usually features marching bands, adult and child walking/dancing groups, American cars, vintage cars, military vehicles, tractors and for the last two years we’ve had a traction engine and horses.

Once the Parade is over, the Carnival moves to Mundy Fields where activities run throughout the afternoon and early evening including a main stage, an arena, a fun fair, Weston donkeys, free children’s activities, a variety of stalls, a selection of food traders and two fully licenced bars.  There really is something for all the family!

Each year the Carnival has a different theme and visitors are encouraged to participate and dress accordingly.  In 2019, our theme is “Sport For All” and Thornbury Rugby Club will be organising sporting games and challenges for local schools and sports clubs to compete in throughout the afternoon.

Please note, entertainments are subject to change and a full programme will be published during the week prior to the Carnival.  In the meantime, please follow us on Facebook for news and updates.  If you’ve any questions, please check the FAQs on the page of the website relevant to you or get in touch via the Contacts page.

Our Supporters

Horizon Nuclear Power
Thornbury Rugby club

General Information

The 2019 Thornbury Carnival will take place on Saturday 6th July:

11.00 am*:    Parade along Castle Street and High Street
12.00 pm:   Access to Mundy Fields (with pre-purchased ticket or pay on the gate)
12:15 pm*:    Main stage entertainment begins
6.00 pm*:    Headline act
8.30 pm*:    Mundy Field entertainment ends

*Times are approximate

The Parade usually features marching bands, adult and child walking/dancing groups, American cars, vintage cars, military vehicles, tractors and for the last two years we’ve had a traction engine and horses.

Once the Parade is over, the Carnival moves to Mundy Fields where activities run throughout the afternoon and early evening including a main stage, an arena, a fun fair, Weston donkeys, free children’s activities, a variety of stalls, a selection of food traders and two fully licenced bars.  There really is something for all the family!

Each year the Carnival has a different theme and visitors are encouraged to participate and dress accordingly.  In 2019, our theme is “Sport For All” and Thornbury Rugby Club will be organising sporting games and challenges for local schools and sports clubs to compete in throughout the afternoon.

Please note, entertainments are subject to change and a full programme will be published during the week prior to the Carnival.  In the meantime, please follow us on Facebook for news and updates.  If you’ve any questions, please check the FAQs on the page of the website relevant to you or get in touch via the Contacts page.

Our Supporters

Horizon Nuclear Power
Thornbury Rugby club

On Instagram

Keep up with news and photos on our Instagram account - don't forget to tag @ThornburyCarnival and #ThornburyCarnival in your snaps on the day!

Find Us

The map below shows the location of the main event at Mundy Playing Fields. The parade goes through the town, starting from Castle School at 11am.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close