Saturday 22 June will see the third Camberley Carnival take place as the summer finale of the Camberley International Festival. Previously in the year the C.I.F. has hosted the White Elephant Film Festival at Camberley Theatre and the Comedy Festival, in the tipi, Camberley Park.
The theme for this year’s Carnival is ‘Circus’. The colourful parade will leave from outside the council offices on the Knoll Road at noon and walk through town, arriving at the London Road Recreation Ground, behind The Arena, at 12:30pm. The best parade entrants will then be judged by the Mayor of Surrey Heath, Councillor Robin Perry.
There will follow an afternoon of free brilliant entertainment until 5pm. This year featuring, the retro computer games tent, the Big Art tent, Travelling Light circus installations, Australian children’s theatre ‘Chores’, plus a licenced bar, food and craft stalls, gymnastic and dance displays and walk about entertainers.
Once again there will be the live music stage, with sets from Bristol’s Old Baby Mackerel, with local acts Kodiak Island, Helen the Vintage Singer and Cole Lam. Cole is just 12 years old, plays the piano and has 30k subscribers to his YouTube channel with a total of 8.5 million views! Cole plays Queen, Elton John plus other music and has blown crowds away with his superb talent.
If any children would like to make something to wave along the parade route, Camberley Theatre are hosting a free arts workshop by the Big Art from 10:30am on the day of the Carnival.
The nearest car parks are Knoll Road and Main Square in Camberley.
For more details, please visit www.camberleyinternationalfestival.com