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★   Ryde Merry and Bright - Thursday 17 December!   ★

The New Carnival Company is a pioneering arts development organisation based on the Isle of Wight specialising in carnival and outdoor public celebrations. 

We are a team of highly experienced carnival artists and producers, teachers and trainers, project managers and outdoor event specialists who believe that carnival and other forms of celebratory arts can make a real difference to people and places.

We are based at The Coaching House in Ryde, a creative workspace and administrative suite with facilities for production, teaching and small scale conferencing. We deliver an extensive community outreach and carnival arts training programme across the island, the South of England, nationally and internationally.

The New Carnival Company is a leader in the field of Carnival and Disability and in driving forward Accredited Learning opportunities supporting young people to enter the creative workforce

We are proud to be part of Arts Council England’s National portfolio and share their vision of Achieving great art for everyone.

Upcoming Events

Ryde Merry and Bright
Thursday 17 December
5pm to 8pm
Ryde Town Centre
Visit Ryde after dusk to discover fantastic lantern creations and pop up entertainment on a walking circuit of about one mile around the town.
Trail Maps will be available - so you don't miss anything! (Social distancing rules apply).
Its just what we have all been waiting for!

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Latest News

24.11.2020 - Ryde Merry and Bright
The New Carnival Company CIC presents Ryde Merry and Bright Thursday 17 December, 5pm to 8pm Visit Ryde after dusk... read more

01.10.2020 - Once in a Blue Moon
The New Carnival Company (NCC) is forging ahead with plans to produce a LIVE outdoor arts event at the end... read more

24.04.2020 - New Carnival Company launches Virtual Carnival Club!
The New Carnival Company (NCC) has launched a new FREE digital carnival club for families with children stuck at home... read more

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