Enriching lives, connecting communities

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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

Once in a Blue Moon
Thursday 29 October, Friday 30 October, Saturday 31 October
from 6pm
The Garlic Farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch
£5 per car
An Illuminated Trail around fields and through woodland. Dark Skies theme. Pre booking required for time slots to visit. Max group size 6.

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Latest News

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

18.03.2020 - Mardi Gras 2020 cancelled
New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras parade has been cancelled for 2020, it has been announced. The event, which heavily... read more

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