Welcome to the Arbury Carnival

SATURDAY 10TH JUNE 2017 (40th Anniversary)
Arbury Town Park, Campkin Road, Cambridge
11am to 5pm
The Arbury Carnival was first held in 1977 to celebrate the Queens Silver Jubilee the Carnival takes place in the North of Cambridge annually on the second Saturday in June on the open space next to Arbury Community Centre (the corner of Campkin Road/ Northfield Avenue).

The Carnival is organised by the Arbury Carnival Organising Committee which currently consists of Tracy Parr,  Marie Cassidy,David Maher, Jason Soer, Edward Imhagwe,Ruth Banger and Niki Ryan and is Chaired by Alan Soer. Contact information is available on the left.

Recent Announcements

Pop in the Park Celebrating 40 years of the Arbury Carnival
Four weeks to the 2017 Arbury Carnival and this year we are also hosting a Pop in the Park in the evening to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. Join us on the Town Park, Campkin Road from 7pm to 10pm for an evening of music and entertainment. The Arbury Tavern will be open and there will be food stalls available or alternatively bring your own picnic. We look forward to seeing you all there 😎😎

The big reveal of our 2017 poster...this year we worked in conjunction with Long Road Sixth form College...This is the winning design by Graphic Art student Alex Dew. Congratulations Alex ...we love it!

22.04.17 - Maximum Stall bookings reached

We are delighted to confirm that we have reached the maximum number of stall bookings so have 80 stalls for your enjoyment on 10th June. Unfortunately this means that we are unable to take any more stall bookings this year. Thank you everyone for your support.


Details of our carnival workshops can be found under the tab heading procession.


The next committee meeting is on Tuesday 28th March 7.30pm at Arbury Community Centre.


The next committee meeting will be on Tuesday 21st February at 7.30pm Arbury Community Centre. Any new members are welcome.


We are looking for an outside bar for the evening of Saturday 10th June from 7-10pm-Please get in contact if you have any contacts or information.


We will be working with the Museum of Cambridge on a memories of Arbury Carnival project-We will be looking for any old photos and press cuttings that the community might have.We would love to hear from any past Carnival Queens, princesses and princes or past committee members.
For further information please contact us at  general@arburycarnival.org

Breaking news.... We have been successful in our lottery grant bid which means the money we receive can go towards making the carnival bigger and better than ever in its 40th year!


Congratulations to Alan Soer our Chairperson who last night was awarded a community award at the Cambridge News Community Awards for his work in the Arbury area and especially the Carnival.

****You can now follow us on Twitter and Instagram arburycarnival ****

Arbury Carnival 2017 will be the 40th anniversary,we are going to make it the best one yet!
The theme for it will be ' Celebrating 40 years of Carnival 'pick a decade from 1970's to present day, so the choice is yours! 70's glamrock,80's neon, there are endless possibilities.....keep checking on here and on our Facebook page for updates on how you can be involved.