''Launceston Carnival''

12th October 2019

Health and Safety

Launceston Carnival Takes Health and Safety extremely seriously. Health and Safety Information Sheet will be available to download from the Health and Safety page.

Carnival Day


The carnival procession leaves Newport Industrial Estate at 7.15pm (Point A) and follows the route marked by the blue line on the map heading towards the town centre (Point B).

Entry Forms

Registration for this years carnival is accepted up until 12th October, registration couldn't be simpler. All you need to do is download the form when it's available to download, This pack contains all the necessary information and forms you need to register and enter this year. Please fill them in, read the documentation and return the completed forms to our team.


Below is the list of classes for this years carnival. Please use the register this year page to download the entry forms.

01Visiting Senior Royalty09Comic Float
02Visiting Junior Royalty10Historic/Artistic Float
03Royalty Float11Young Farmers Club Float
04Royalty Car12Community/Organisation Float
05Adult Walking Group13Trade Decorated Tableaux
06Children Walking Group14Trade Vehicle (£20 entry Fee)
07Single Walker15Vintage Vehicle
08Children's Float16Classic Vehicle


Money prizes will be awarded to classes 1-11 inclusive

Trophies will be presented for:  Best Decorated, Best Illuminated and Best Original

Trophy + £125.00 will be presented for:  Best in Carnival

Youth Council Trophy for the best children's entry

Assemble at Newport Ind. Est. from 5pm; judging will be at 6pm Carnival Procession leaves at 7.15pm. All floats should be open for viewing from both sides wherever possible

Maximum vehicle height: 11ft (3.35m)

Any vehicles that exceed this height will not fit through Southgate Arch, which is part of the Carnival route and therefore will not be permitted to take part in the procession. 

N.B. Children on floats must be seated and strapped in.

Safety rails/ropes must be on all floats to prevent persons falling.

Trailers are to have a least one person walking beside during the procession.

Total alcohol ban on all floats.

Only official Carnival collecting buckets to be used. Unofficial buckets will be removed. (By law only persons over the age of 16 are permitted to collect).


Dave Gordon: Chairman 01566 774706

Pete Cooper: Vice Chairman

Jackie Parsons: Secretary 01566 776890

Donna Ronan: Treasurer

Lisa Gordon: Royalty Secretary/Publicity

General Committee

Peter Sandercock
Claire Bader
Nigel Cowling
We welcome new members onto the committee, if you are interested please contact any member of the existing committee.

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