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February 2016

It’s Carnevale time!

14 Isle of Wight carnival ambassadors have just returned from a fact finding trip to Massafra Carnival in Italy, joining in their annual  pre-Lenten celebrations. The New Carnival Company, its staff and volunteers, is a partner in an 18-month Cultural Education exchange, funded through the European Union adult learning programme, Erasmus+. They took part in […]

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Heritage Lottery Fund to support Shakespeare Mardi Gras 2016!

The New Carnival Company has been awarded a grant of £20,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund toward the research and learning programmes underpinning the 2016 Isle of Wight Mardi Gras parade entitled ‘All the World’s a Stage’. The theme has been developed in order to tie in with international events commemorating the 400th anniversary of […]

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