The Kemp Town Carnival is one of Brighton’s longest running and largest community street festivals. Set in heart of Kemp Town Village, along St Georges Road, the 2013 Carnival will be taking place on Saturday June 1st.
This year's Kemp Town Carnival has something for everybody....street theatre, break dancing, the grand custard pie fight, belly dancers, 4 stages with a diverse range of over 26 of Brighton’s finest live bands and performers, Samba bands, Tea dancing and Lindy-hop performances, magicians, children’s entertainment, dance displays, live graffiti art, creative workshops, tug’o’war, Morris Dancers, fine ales and ciders, barn dancing, Arts, Crafts and other great market stalls, wonderful foods and the annual Parade of Flowers!
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Remember the Carnival starts from 10am untill 6pm, so make sure you get down early!
And just to whet your appetite for the carnival spirit, we can now unveil the marvellous line up for Kemp Town Carnival 2013...
Main Stage (Portland Place)
12pm – Parade of Flowers Finale
1pm – Cozinha
2.15pm – Puncture Kit
3pm – Prince Fatty vs Jabbawocky
4.15pm – Kalakuta Millionaires
5.15pm – Carnival Collective
Dende World Roots Stage (Bottom of Sudely Place)
12pm – Ediyo Yo
12.45pm – Cal Jader
1.15pm – Hilde
1.45pm – Barulho
2.15pm – Dende
3.30pm – Dub Organiser
5pm – Pollito Boogaloo
Thomas Kemp Stage (Bottom of Montague Place)
12.30pm – Zora and the Tatsmiths
1.20pm – The James Riley Band
2.15pm – Mynie Moe
3pm – King Lagoons Flying Sword Fish Dance Band
4pm – Derriere
5pm – Fat 45
The Bristol Bar Jazz Stage (Bottom of Paston Place)
11.00 Bristol Bar quintet
12.15 Brighton Jazz School
13.30 Sussex Jazz Orchestra
15.00 Lost Organ Unit
17.15 Bristol Bar Jam
The Sonic Safari Sound System and Performance Area (Bottom of College Place)
12pm – Sonic Safari Sound system
12.45pm – Brighton Live Dance squad
1pmm – Open Spaces Dance troupe
1.30pm – Brighton School of Samba
2.15pm – Mat Monophonic Midi
2.30pm – Masmoudi Belly Dance
3.30pm – Bloco Fogo
5pm – Sonic Safari Sound system
Spinelli’s Performance Area with Gypsy Disco (Bottom of College Road)
12pm – Gypsy Disco Sound System and Performers
1pm – The Brighton Mummers
1.30pm – BD4U – Eastern Promise
2pm – Capoeira/Maracatu
3.30pm – Terzim ATS Belly Dance
4pm – Grand Custard Pie Fight with Signor Buffo!