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2019 Carnival

The Horley Carnival is back again!  The date for your diary is Saturday 15th June 2019, same timings as last year, 12:00 - 5:00 pm and same venue, Horley Recreation Ground.  The theme for this year’s event is “Moments in History”


This year we are delighted to welcome “Flyte of Fancy Sheepdog Show” to perform in the Carnival arena, featuring Flyte the sheepdog and the Embden Geese.  We will also have “Kidsrome” Mobile Farm, complete with mini tractor

rides, as well as familiar favourites “Owls About Town” and “Tom’s Talking Reptiles”.


If you would like to take part in the Parade or have a stall at the Recreation Ground, please email or contact Horley Town Council for an expression of interest form.


2018 Carnival

Horley Carnival brings together the whole community, attracting thousands of visitors. 2018’s theme was heroes and villains and this saw a colourful parade and floats by local schools, organisations and businesses, well done to all the participants.

2018’s event included four bands, a full programme of arena events including Paws for Thought, a dog display team, the Black Eagle Gymnastics Team, Amazing Animal Encounters, interactive talking cycling characters from Animatronics, reptiles, Owls About Town, Punch and Judy show, stalls and an evening fireworks display sponsored by Beach’s Funfair.

Thanks to the organising team which has comprised Horley Lions, 41 Club, East Surrey Guides, Susy Radio, Horley Town Council, Chamber of Commerce and A Goddard. Also thanks to MAD Ideas marketing & design and our many sponsors who include Gatwick Airport Ltd, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council Councillors and local companies and individuals listed in the ‘thank you‘ page at the back of this year’s Carnival programme; also the numerous local companies who have sponsored the Carnival brochure. Thank you for supporting your Carnival!

Brochure design by community partners MAD Ideas, for more information, see:

To view 2018’s carnival brochure, click here

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