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Children’s tickets apply to under 16 year olds.

For some events early booking is advised

Event Tickets
food28th July – 4th August
Carnival Cream Teas at The Summer Cafe
Enjoy a delicious Summer cream tea at The Summer Cafe on the High Street.
Tickets: £5.50
Pay on the day
Throughout August  Lunchtimes and eveningsfood
Carnival Pies at The Old Bell Hotel
A range of special pies to help celebrate Carnival.
Pay on the day
foodThroughout August
Carnival Cake at Hobbs House Bakery
A delicious blend of apple and cinnamon bread pudding.
Pay on the day
foodThroughout August
Carnival Pizza at The Birdcage
A special pizza to help celebrate Carnival.
Pay on the day
icon-dramaThu 2nd – 4th August 7.30pm
Athelstan Players Revue – Night and Day at St Mary’s Hall
A selection of colourful Songs, Sketches and Dances including a commemoration of the end of WWI and a celebration of the present day
Tickets: £8.00
Concession: £6.00
Available from Miles Morgan Travel
outdoorSun 5th August 1.00pm – 5:30pm
Open Gardens, Around Malmesbury
Enjoy strolling around our ancient town and discovering a wide variety of wonderful spaces; with tea and cake available. Map in advance from the Town Hall or on the day from a garden.
Adults: £6:00
Children: Free
Pay at a garden
foodThurs 9th August 7:00pm
Cheese and Wine Tasting at Thomas of Malmesbury
Join Michael for a delicious selection of cheese and wine.
Pre booking only – Strictly limited numbers.
Tickets: £7.00
Available from Town Hall or Carnival web site
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TalksTues 14th August 7:30pm
Music Quiz at Horse Guards, Brokenborough
A fun evening of music themed questions, for up to 18 teams of four people; with the opportunity to enjoy a delicious pre-quiz meal.
Tickets: £14.00 for a team of 4.
Available from Town Hall or the venue
foodThurs 16th August 7:00pm
Cheese and Wine Tasting at Thomas of Malmesbury
Join Michael for a delicious selection of cheese and wine.
Pre booking only – Strictly limited numbers.
Tickets: £7.00
Available from Town Hall or Carnival web site
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foodThurs 16th August 
Spice Merchant Special at The Spice Merchant
A delicious Keralan meal. A starter, main dish, side dish, rice and any bread. (Note: seafood not included)
£19.95
Book via the Spice Merchant or just turn up
dramaFri 17th August 8:30pm
Izzy Pound’s Carnival Blues Night at Kings Arms
Revive a Malmesbury blues night tradition with Bristol based band The Mike Hoddinott Blues All Stars.
Tickets: £8.00
Available from Town Hall or Carnival web site
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Event Access £8.00
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dramaSat 18th August 7:30pm
Tea with Oscar Wilde at St Mary’s Hall
A chat show with a difference! Join Oscar Wilde as he interviews a leading celebrity of the Victorian era, recounts a story or two and invites his audience to take part. From ‘Don’t Go into the Cellar’ who brought us Sherlock Holmes in 2016!
Tickets: £9.00
Available from Town Hall or Carnival web site
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Event Access £9.00
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drama"Weds 22nd August 7.30pm
100 Years Ago… at Malmesbury Town Hall
Charles Vernon concludes his fascinating series on Malmesbury during WWI, followed by an award winning one act play, Dig for the Diggers, from Athelstan Players. 
Tickets £8.00
Available from Town Hall or Carnival web site
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Event Access £8.00
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TalksThurs 23rd August 7:30pm
Carnival Bingo at Burnham Court
Eyes down for an evening of bingo fun!
Just turn up
foodThurs 23rd August 7:00pm
Wine tasting Dinner at The Whole Hog, Market Cross
Mike Kemp is again mine host for this bibulous Carnival tradition. Sponsored by Sprayrite.
Advanced booking only
Tickets £40.00
Available from TIC or Carnival web site
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Adult £40.00 Tickets are sold out.
icon-kidsSat 25th August From 12pm till late
Family Fun Day At The Red Bull
Includes Bouncy Castle, Prizes and Food.
Just turn up
Saticon-outdoor 25th August 2:00pm
Guided History Walk – “999 Emergency!”
2.00pm Meet outside the Town Hall.
Adult: £5.00
16 & under: £3.00
Available from Athelstan Museum
drama"Sat 25th August 4:00 – 6:00pm
Jazz in the Garden at Avon House, entrance via Mill Lane
Enjoy jazz and Swing standards from the amazing singer Cate Cody who has sung at the BAFTAs. Bring a chair if you can. Please use our bar to boost Carnival funds. Sponsored by Blount and Maslin.
Tickets: £8.00
Available from TIC or Carnival web site
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Event Access £8.00
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drama"Sat 25th August  8:00pm
The Dubious Brothers at Kings Arms
Their many fans will need no introduction to one of the town’s favourite bands. Expect a mix of their own songs and well-chosen and covers.
Tickets: £8.00
Available from TIC or Carnival web site
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Event Access £8.00
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icon-outdoorSun 26th August 10.00am – 3.30 pm
Petticoat Lane Street Market, Upper High Street
Stroll down the High Street, meeting friends as you seek out bargains from the varied stalls. Sponsored by Duncan Joyce. If you would like a pitch please contact Kate on 01666 824361, or email us on contact@malmesburycarnival.co.uk or download a pitch request.
Just turn up
icon-outdoorSun 26th August 11.00am
Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k Run
Join your fellow runners on a pleasant and well organised circuit around the country lanes.
Just turn up

For details visit dbmax.co.uk
Start and finish at Malmesbury Victoria Football Club ground
If driving to the event, please note that Upper High Street will be closed to traffic from 8.30am

foodSun 26th August 3.00pm – 6.00pm
Cream Teas in the garden at Mundens Close, Mill Lane
The perfect way to end your visit to Petticoat Lane.
Tickets: £4.50
Pay on the day
drama"Mon 27th August 3.00pm – 9.30pm
Music in the Cloister Gardens, behind the Abbey
Relaxing bank holiday open air music from local artists. Sponsored by Malmesbury Connections. Please use our bar to boost Carnival funds. NB will be cancelled in the event of rain – check the website.
Tickets: £6.00
Children 12 & under: Free
Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Pay at event
icon-talksThurs 30th August  7:30pm
Illustrated History Talk with Tony McAleavy at Malmesbury Town Hall
Rogues Gallery: Malmesbury’s Disreputable Members of Parliament, 1660-1832 Another of Tony’s glimpses at the hidden side of Malmesbury’s history.
Tickets: £8.00
Available from Malmesbury Town Hall or Carnival web site
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Event Access £8.00
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icon-outdoorThurs 30th – Sat 1st September
Danter’s Fun Fair – All the fun of the fair at Station Road Car Park
Thursday & Friday from 6.00pm, Saturday from 2.00pm
Please note that the car park will be closed to all vehicles from 5.30 on Tuesday 28th August until 1.00 on Sunday 2nd September. The alternative car park will be signed.
Just turn up
icon-outdoorSat 1st September 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Carnival Procession – Park road to Cross Hayes Lane
This needs no introduction; the big Carnival event and major fundraiser for our local good causes. Why not be part of it this year? Click here to download an entry form. Sponsored by Hilditch Group Ltd.
Just turn up
icon-outdoorSun 2nd September 9.00am
Cash Count at Town Hall, The Hub
Come and help us count the pennies tossed into procession buckets.
From 9.00am, but turn up when you can at The Hub, Town Hall.
icon-outdoorSun 2nd September 4.00pm
Carnival Thanksgiving & BBQ at Malmesbury Abbey
A joyous celebration held outside the Abbey, weather permitting. Live music. Do come in your procession costume.
Just turn up