01
Aug
2019

High Street Treasure Hunt

£2.00
High Street Treasure Hunt

Hidden within Malmesbury is a secret trove of treasure that only the bravest and smartest can find! Do you dare follow the trail? Who will find the treasure first? Grab your map now and get ready to hunt, following the clues in shops on the High Street!

01
Aug
2019

Stencil Shed Treasure Hunt

01-08-2019 - 31-08-2019
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Stencil Shed Treasure Hunt

Check out the websites and Facebook pages for Stencil Shed and Carnival throughout August to get details of Syd's treasure hunts and how to become the proud owner of one of his creations.

Maps from TIC.

www.thestencilshed.co.uk and www.malmesburycarnival.co.uk.

04
Aug
2019

Open Gardens

04-08-2019 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
£6.00
Open Gardens

Enjoy strolling around our ancient town and discovering a wide variety of wonderful gardens - 16 this year. Refreshments available. Get maps in advance from the Town Hall or on the day in a garden. 

Maps available from gardens or TIC.

09
Aug
2019

Children's Fossil and Dinosaur Dig

Children's Fossil and Dinosaur Dig

Perfect to keep the little people entertained, so join Janet Casselden to dig for fossils and dinosaurs!

Suitable for children aged between 4 and 9 (must be accompanied by an adult).

Tickets available at venue.

Event Capacity: 15

10
Aug
2019

Malmesbury’s Scarecrow Trail

10-08-2019 - 18-08-2019
£2.00
Malmesbury’s Scarecrow Trail

Win a prize by identifying the scarecrows dotted round Town. The theme this year is Family Film and TV Characters!

Follow the map to find and identify the scarecrows dotted around our lovely town (maps available from TIC). Based on a theme of Family Film & TV Characters, can you work out who or what they all are? The most correct answers wins a prize!

Post a picture of your favourite scarecrow on Malmesbury Carnival Facebook or Instagram pages.

Also, help to make the trail a success by making your own scarecrow.

Please click here to download a Scarecrow Trail registration form .

The application form is available from the Tourist Information Centre - apply by 31st July.

14
Aug
2019

Children's Story and Mask Making

14-08-2019 2:00 pm -3:30 pm
£2.00
Children's Story and Mask Making

Reaching for the Moon. Join Malmesbury storyteller Sue Chadd for an afternoon of stories, both ancient and modern, about the sun, the moon and the stars. Then make an alien or spaceman mask to take home with you. Suitable for children aged from 5 to 11yrs. (NB: Children under 8 yrs of age require a parent or guardian to stay with them). .

The Malmesbury Library are also running other exciting events, including: Wednesday 7th August2:30-3:30 - Aliens Love Underpants (Age 3-7) Friday 16th August 2:30-3:30 - Hairy McClary (Age 3-7) These will be chargeable events, tickets available from the library.

£1.50 for library members £2 for non-members.

Tickets available at venue.

Event Capacity: 15

20
Aug
2019

Children's Creative Writing Workshop

20-08-2019 2:00 pm -3:00 pm
£1.50
Children's Creative Writing Workshop

It's Raining Cats and Dogs (and other pets!). Creative writing tutor, poet and storyteller, Sue Chadd, will lead you through fun games and exercises to get your creative juices flowing. Bring photos of your favourite pets to help you pen some amazing adventures about your furry friends! Suitable for children aged from 5 to 11yrs. (NB: Children under 8 yrs of age require a parent or guardian to stay with them) .

The Malmesbury Library are also running other exciting events, including: Wednesday 7th August2:30-3:30 - Aliens Love Underpants (Age 3-7) Friday 16th August 2:30-3:30 - Hairy McClary (Age 3-7) These will be chargeable events, tickets available from the library.

£1.50 for non-members and £1 for library members .

Tickets available at venue.

Event Capacity: 15

24
Aug
2019

Family Fun Day at The Red Bull Inn

24-08-2019 12:00 pm -11:00 pm
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Family Fun Day at The Red Bull Inn

Enjoy a funfilled family day with a bouncy castle, competitions and delicious food!

25
Aug
2019

Petticoat Lane

25-08-2019 10:00 am -3:30 pm
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Petticoat Lane

Stroll down our wonderful high street filled with incredible stalls, meeting friends and locals as you seek out unbelievable bargains. If you would like a pitch, click here to download a form or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

26
Aug
2019

Ken's Cycle Ride

26-08-2019 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5.00
Ken's Cycle Ride

Join Ken once again for the traditional Carnival Bike Ride along scenic lanes and quiet country roads soaking up the surroundings as you chat to your fellow cyclists.

Expect a gentle outing of around 20 miles.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Use of helmets is strongly recommended and participation is at the cyclist’s risk.

(Tickets available at venue)

29
Aug
2019

Danters Fun Fair

29-08-2019 6:00 pm - 31-08-2019 10:00 pm
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Danters Fun Fair

Entertainment for all the family with thrilling rides, fun stalls, music and... candy floss!

Enjoy an amazing fun fair filled with rides and stalls. A definite must of the Carnival Weekend! Thursday & Friday from 6pm, Saturday from 2.00pm Please note the car park will be closed from 5.30pm on Tuesday 27th Aug until 1.00 on Sunday 1st September. The alternative car park will be sign posted.

31
Aug
2019

The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k Run

31-08-2019 11:00 am -1:00 pm
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The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k Run

An undulating route with some off-road down the Fosse Way and on quiet country roads.

The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k is very much part of the Carnival celebrations. An undulating route with some of the route off-road down the Fosse Way, the oldest Roman Road in the country, the rest being run on the quiet country roads surrounding Malmesbury. For 2019 the race returns to a Saturday event as a pre-cursor to the Malmesbury Carnival. Details at www.dbmax.co.uk/events/the-flying-monk-malmesbury-10k-31st-august.

31
Aug
2019

Football Club ‘Festival Fair’

31-08-2019 12:00 pm -11:00 pm
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Football Club ‘Festival Fair’

Live Music and BBQ straight after procession. All welcome! Football club and bar open from midday.

01
Sep
2019

Carnival Thanks Giving and BBQ

01-09-2019 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
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Carnival Thanks Giving and BBQ

A joyous celebration with live music held outside the picturesque Abbey.