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The New Carnival Company is the leading carnival arts development agency in the South of England.

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 on the Isle of Wight, a creative workspace and administrative base with facilities for production, teaching and small scale conferencing. We retain use of the facilities of the IW Council’s Learning Centre at Westridge (formerly the Carnival Learning Centre) to deliver some of our core learning programmes.

The New Carnival Company is proud to be part of Arts Council England’s National portfolio and share their vision of Achieving great art for everyone.

Upcoming Events

Oakfield Lantern Parade
Friday 5 December
from 6.30pm
Oakfield Football & Community Club, Slade Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1EG
'A Festive Feast'. Themed Lanterns created in several community workshops around the Oakfield Estate. Carols around the Xmas Tree in School Street.

Ventnor Community Lantern Parade
Saturday 13 December
From 4.30pm
starts Albert Street, Ventnor, PO38 1EU
Ends at Ventnor Park for carol singing.
In association with Ventnor Carnival

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Latest News

23.10.2014 - The Carnival Trail Companion: A new App for walkers and carnival fans
The Carnival Trail Companion: A new App for walkers and carnival fans to be launched this weekend. To coincide with... read more

07.10.2014 - Mardi Gras to partner with Houses of Parliament historic anniversaries programme
On 16 October, The New Carnival Company will officially unveil the theme for IW Mardi Gras 2015, in association with... read more

20.06.2014 - A Taste of Brazil at this Year’s Mardi Gras in Ryde!
Forget the football, turn off the telly, come on down to the New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras event and... read more

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