Carnival 2021 Events

Carnival Taskmaster

Carnival Taskmaster
Wed 14-Jul - Fri 20-Aug
Facebook / Youtube
£5.00

The TV Taskmaster team invite Malmesbury to a Carnival Task

qikChess Puzzle Competition

qikChess Puzzle Competition
Thu 15-Jul - Thu 02-Sep
qikChess Website - link given on ticket purchase
£1.50

An entertaining multi-choice chess taster for all ages. Work as a team or family to get the most points. Trophy goes to the winning team!

Scarecrow Trail

Scarecrow  Trail
Sat 31-Jul - Fri 20-Aug

Trail opens on 1 August

Can you find them all?

“Curses, Foiled Again!” (Matinee)

“Curses, Foiled Again!” (Matinee)
Sat 31-Jul 2:30 pm -3:30 pm

A Victorian melodrama/comedy performed by our very own Athelstan Players

“Curses, Foiled Again!” (Evening)

“Curses, Foiled Again!” (Evening)
Sat 31-Jul 6:00 pm -7:00 pm

A Victorian melodrama/comedy performed by our very own Athelstan Players

Photography competition

Photography competition
Sun 01-Aug - Fri 20-Aug
Facebook / Youtube

Attention all keen photographers out there!

Open Gardens

Open Gardens
Sun 01-Aug 1:00 pm -5:30 pm

A rare chance to look around some of the most beautiful gardens in Malmesbury

Eilmer and his World (Evening)

Eilmer and his World (Evening)
Tue 03-Aug 7:30 pm -8:30 pm

Local historian, Tony McAleavy, explores the life and times of Eilmer, the flying monk

Our Planet's Voice

Our Planet's Voice
Fri 06-Aug 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Facebook / Youtube

A performance helping us understand the challenges that face our planet and its residents.

Steve Cox Guided Walk

Steve Cox Guided Walk
Sat 07-Aug 10:00 am -2:00 pm

Launch of the White Walls Way
Free! Just turn up and be guided.

Eilmer and his World (Afternoon)

Eilmer and his World (Afternoon)
Sat 07-Aug 2:30 pm -3:30 pm

Local historian, Tony McAleavy, explores the life and times of Eilmer, the flying monk

Malmesbury Community Radio Music Quiz

Malmesbury Community Radio Music Quiz
Sat 07-Aug 8:00 pm -10:00 pm
Flying Monk Radio

Test your music knowledge with the fabulous MCR quiz!

King Arthur by The Last Baguette

King Arthur by The Last Baguette
Sun 08-Aug 4:00 pm -6:00 pm

King Arthur - A fun & farcical family adventure by The Last Baguette theatre company

£8 adult / £6 concessions/children / £24 family (2 adults, 2 children)

Malmesbury Sewing Bee Recycling Challenge

Malmesbury Sewing Bee Recycling Challenge
Tue 10-Aug 7:00 pm -9:00 pm

For busy bees with needles, a sewing challenge with unique shopping experience and bar

Fossil Hunting from Malmesbury

Fossil Hunting from Malmesbury
Wed 11-Aug 7:30 pm -8:30 pm

Geologist Ali Ferris ‘zooms’ in from the Jurassic Coast to detail fossil hunting possibilities from Malmesbury.
£4 Adult, £2 Child, £10 Family (2 adults, 2 children)

 

Wine Tasting Dinner

Wine Tasting Dinner
Thu 12-Aug 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
£40.00

A French themed evening of excellent wine and food

Carnival Quiz Night

Carnival Quiz Night
Fri 13-Aug 7:30 pm -9:30 pm

It's back!! An enjoyable evening where your quizzing skills will be well and truly tested.

Bat Walk

Bat Walk
Fri 13-Aug 8:30 pm -10:00 pm

Come and learn about our bats on this guided walk through Conygre Mead Nature Reserve.

(Tickets available at venue)

Pool Tournament

Pool Tournament
Sun 15-Aug 2:00 pm -7:00 pm

Test your Pool prowess against the best in the Town

£5 entry fee, £100 first prize

 

Play-in-a-week Theatre Workshops with The Last Baguette

Play-in-a-week Theatre Workshops with The Last Baguette
Mon 16-Aug - Fri 20-Aug

Play-in-a-week theatre workshop with The Last Baguette for 11-18 year olds 

With a performance for friends and family at 4pm on Friday 20th August

"Westport Voices"

"Westport Voices"
Wed 18-Aug 7:30 pm -9:00 pm

A talk by Bill Reed about Malmesbury's recent history

To Hell with Love

To Hell with Love
Thu 19-Aug 7:30 pm -9:30 pm

An evening of readings on the theme of love by Sara Gray and John O'Brien

Bob Dylan Acoustic

Bob Dylan Acoustic
Fri 20-Aug 7:00 pm -10:00 pm

Local musos pay an acoustic tribute to Bob Dylan’s 80th
No need to register, just turn up!

Jazz in the Garden

Jazz in the Garden
Sat 21-Aug 2:00 pm -5:00 pm
£8.00

Latin Jazz combo Conspiritas entertain at Avon House

Bob Dylan Electric

Bob Dylan Electric
Sat 21-Aug 7:00 pm -8:00 pm

Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday tribute goes electric
No need to register, just turn up!

Family Friendly History Walk

Family Friendly History Walk
Sun 22-Aug 2:30 pm -4:00 pm

Where did Eilmer land?

£6 Adults, £3 Under 16

Historic Pub Crawl

Historic Pub Crawl
Sun 22-Aug 2:30 pm -4:00 pm

A guided walk around Malmesbury town centre tracing the history of Malmesbury’s pubs, hotels, beer shops and breweries …hic!

£6 Adults, £3 Under 16

From a silk purse to a sow's ear

From a silk purse to a sow's ear
Tue 24-Aug 7:30 pm -9:00 pm

The story of Malmesbury's industry and commerce.

A talk by local historian Charles Vernon

 

Call my wine bluff

Call my wine bluff
Thu 26-Aug 7:30 pm -10:00 pm

The Malmesbury wine bluffers are back!

Bow in the Cloud - Open Vineyard

Bow in the Cloud - Open Vineyard
Sat 28-Aug 11:00 am -3:00 pm

Visit a family-run, local vineyard.
Purchase tickets on the day.

The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k

The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k
Sun 29-Aug 9:15 am -1:00 pm

Held in association with PD Fitness and Malmesbury Victoria Football Club, the Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k is very much part of the Carnival celebrations.

Petticoat Lane

Petticoat Lane
Sun 29-Aug 10:00 am -3:00 pm

A wide variety of stalls with incredible produce and bargains fill our wonderful High Street.
Just turn up.

Music in the Cloisters

Music in the Cloisters
Mon 30-Aug 4:00 pm -8:00 pm

Relax in the delightful setting of Cloister Gardens with a variety of local bands

Under 13's free, Under 16's must be accompanied

Malmesbury Community Radio

Malmesbury Community Radio
Wed 01-Sep - Sun 05-Sep
Flying Monk Radio

Malmesbury Carnival Community Radio is back broadcasting live for the Carnival

Danter's Fun Fair

Danter's Fun Fair
Thu 02-Sep - Sat 04-Sep

Rides, stalls and fun for all the family!

Carnival Procession

Carnival Procession
Sat 04-Sep 6:00 pm -8:00 pm

Join the local community parading through the town centre while collecting for local causes.

Grand Raffle

Grand Raffle
Sun 05-Sep 3:00 pm -4:00 pm

Tickets on sale at every event, £1 per ticket. Chance to win big value prizes and support our charities at the same time.

Carnival Thanks Giving

Carnival Thanks Giving
Sun 05-Sep 4:00 pm -6:00 pm

A joyous celebration held outside our beautiful Abbey.
Just turn up.