bath carnival 2015On Saturday 11th July Bath will embrace all things carnival in its annual Rio Carnival inspired event. Expect music, dancing and vivid costumes throughout the city!

The theme for the Bath Carnival 2015 is ‘Creatures, Colours and Communities’. Bath has been split into 5 different zones, 4 of which will be have been named after Brazilian states:

Rio de Janeiro: Widcombe, Lyncombe & Combe Down
Bahia: Lambridge, Walcot & Bathwick
Sao Paulo: Twerton, Southdown, Oldfield & Odd Down
Amazonas: Newbridge, Weston & Lansdown
Brazilia: Kingsmead, Westmoreland & Abbey

Workshops are available for children to learn music and dance and to make their costumes for the event!

The carnival parade will congregate at the Bath Recreation Grounds and assemble in Great Pulteney Street from 3pm.

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