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The Van Buren Variety Show comes to the 2019 Carnival

The Van Buren Variety Show is a unique mix of the visually highly entertaining & magically baffling which is guaranteed to be entertaining for the whole family!

These professional performers entertain with shows crammed with magic, illusions, juggling skills, comedy, escapology, audience participation and a few surprises along the way…

Take part in the Carnival Procession!

Would your community group like to take part in the Carnival opening procession? We are looking for new participants for this year’s circus-themed event. You could even win a cash prize for your group for the best fancy dress!

For more information contact Dave Hazlehurst through the Contact us page on our website.

Photos courtesy Brian Tuohey

Carnival procession
Karamba Samba group leading the carnival procession

Stall bookings are now open for the 2019 Carnival!

Come and display your crafts, charity activities or your business at the 2019 Birchwood Carnival!

Download the appropriate booking form and return to Ranger Dave Hazlehurst by 10th May 2019

Please note that you must include a copy of your Public Liability Insurance certificate (valid on 2nd June 2019) with your booking form – please contact Dave Hazlehurst using the details at the top of this page if you need clarification of the insurance level required for your activity.

Commercial stall form 2019

Charity stall form 2019

Craft stall form 2019

Could your company sponsor the 2019 Birchwood Carnival?

Birchwood Carnival is one of the largest free outdoor community events in Warrington, attracting an audience of approximately 4,000 people of all ages.

This free public event is funded through small grants obtained from Warrington Borough Council, Birchwood Town Council, commercial concessions including fairground and catering, stall pitch fees and sponsorship from Birchwood businesses.

In order to deliver this fantastic community event in June 2019 a number of exciting sponsorship opportunities are available – download our offer information (PDF, 142kB) to find out more!

Birchwood Carnival 2019 date confirmed

Birchwood Carnival 2019 will take place on Sunday 2nd June in Birchwood Forest Park

Over the coming months the Carnival Committee will be working to secure sponsorship and other funding to make the Carnival the highlight of the community year once again – subscribe to be first to hear about all the attractions and activities as they are announced!

Thank you

I just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who contributed to making today’s carnival such a success.

The team of volunteers who’ve worked all year behind the scenes as well as on the day doing the unglamorous jobs like litter picking and marshalling the car park, as well as Warrington Borough Council’s Ranger Service, Birchwood Lions, Friends of Birchwood Forest Park, those on the Carnival Committee, my fellow Councillors and Town Council staff.

A big thank you to those organisations that financially supported this year’s carnival: Warrington Borough Council’s Community Initiative Fund, Sellafield Ltd, ASDA Foundation, Birchwood Shopping Centre, Birchwood Park and Birchwood Town Council.

Finally, a big thank you to everyone who attended and supported the biggest annual event in the Birchwood community. We’ll see you all again this time next year!

Cllr Ian Atkin

Chair of Birchwood Town Council and website/social media volunteer on Birchwood Carnival Committee