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New Carnival shines the light on IW Coastal Heritage

Crossing the Bar Project, 14,15,16 October 2022 New Carnival shines the light on our celebrated Island Coastal Footpaths – with animated trails, community arts participation and coastal heritage venues all joining together to create a unique three-day mini walking festival called Crossing the Bar (XTB). Now in its second year, XTB is supported by the […]

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OUR WORLD – its OUR FUTURE! IW Mardi Gras theme launched this week!

The New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras parade is back on the streets after two years of absence due to the pandemic. It will take place in Ryde on Saturday 9 July. The 2022 launch event held at Quay Arts (25 January) was attended live by over 50 people, including councillors, teachers, artists, and community […]

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Ryde goes ‘Merry and Bright’ this Christmas

The New Carnival Company (NCC) is bringing some joyous seasonal cheer to Ryde town centre this coming Thursday with a fantastic family free night out! Merry and Bright will be bringing together lanterns, street entertainment, costumed walkabouts, late night shopping and the Official Christmas Lights Switch on, to make an unforgettable dark night’s celebration. The […]

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Its ‘Our World, Our Future’ for 2022 Mardi Gras Spectacle!

As COP26 draws to a close, The New Carnival Company is announcing its theme for IW Mardi Gras 2022 and demonstrating a firm commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of its annual Mardi Gras parade at Ryde. ‘Our World, our Future’ is the theme for next summer’s parade, which will be held on Saturday 9 […]

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Crossing the Bar full of colour and carnival spirit!

The New Carnival Company was delighted with its first Crossing the Bar three-day event last weekend. Walking, art Installations, performance and community participation all came together under blue skies in a joyous celebration of the Island’s rich and diverse coastal landscapes. The event was the first of a 3-year programme leading to 2023, designated ‘Year […]

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