Carnival

Upcoming Events

  • Jun28

    Walking Treasure Hunt

    The Walking Treasure Hunt will begin at the Hare and Hounds; Details to be confirmed.
  • Jun28

    Scarecrows

    Make sure your wonderful scarecrows are in place ready for the judging which will take place during Carnival week. Entry forms are available at https://www.swayvillage.co.uk/Carnival/Entry-Forms

    Don't forget to download the location map as well and leave your entry form, map and £2 entry fee in the box at the newsagents.

    For those wanting a map of where to find the scarecrows (and vote for your favourite), these are also available from the newsagent £1 from 29th June.

    Winner to be announced at the Fete.

  • Jun28

    Drama Club Production

    Details to be advised.

  • Jun29

    Sway Carnival Fete

    Sway Village Fete will be held at Jubilee Field from 11:am.  Come along and join the fun. 

    New this year: TBA

    Plus all the usual fun events including Bouncy Castle, Maypole, Shorinji Kempo, Historic Cars and Bikes, Beat the Goalie, Cream Teas, Hog Roast, Mobile Bar and many stalls and attractions

    Entry Free - donation requested.

  • Jun30

    Sway Carnival Fun Run

    Can you complete the legendary Sway Carnival 5-Mile Run

    Online registration will be available and you will also be able to register on the day at the race desk. On the day fee is £12, or £10 for running club members.

    Starting at Wilverley Plain   at 10:30 am the entry fee is £10, or £8 for running club members.

    There's also a Children's Fun Run for the younger runners! 

    Under 7s - 1/2 mile, 7+ - 1mile. Entry £1 on the day. Under 5s must be accompanied.

    Registration details will be advised shortly.


Latest News

  • Carnival 2019

    This year’s Carnival theme is - UNDER THE SEA

    Following on from resident feedback your Carnival committee have made some big changes to this year’s Carnival schedule.

    This year the Fete will be merged with the Family Fun Day and will be held on the first Saturday of Carnival week – June 29th.

    The procession will move to the final Saturday – 6th July and begin at 5.30pm.

    Sway Boule will now be the final event on Sunday – 7th July, where we will also be making the draw for the Grand Raffle.

    Did you know that in 2002 three Sway organisations received donations totalling £600. Last year (2018) a total of £4,300 was donated to 23 Sway organisations. Very impressive progress! So, let’s see if in 2019 it will see rise even higher!

    Further details can be found on the Carnival Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/swaycarnival/
  • Christmas Tree, Carols and More...

    Sway Christmas Event – Saturday 8th December – A reminder to all.

    Come and Join in the fun as Sway celebrates the lighting of the village Christmas Tree.

    2.30pm for 3pm - Sway Cinema will be showing the film Polar Express– Village Hall

    4.55pm - After the film, Father Christmas and his Elves will lead a Twinkly Light procession from the village hall to The Silver Hind for the lighting of the Christmas tree.

    5pm – Craft Stalls and Craft making outside Hairsway.

    5.15pm – Lighting of the Christmas tree, Carols with Singsway, Mince Pies, Biscuits & Hotdogs.

  • Carnival AGM

    Sway Carnival AGM will be held on Monday 26th November at 7.15pm in the WI room above the village hall.

    Everyone is welcome to attend and meet the committee and share ideas for Carnival 2019.

    We look forward to seeing you and hearing any ideas that you may have for carnival 2019.

  • Carnival Funds

    Carnival week is now almost a distant memory and it’s now time for the committee to share out the monies that everyone kindly donated throughout the carnival week, be it from sponsorship, buying raffle tickets, or attending and event.

    If you are a Sway organisations or group and would like to apply for funding for a project, for needed items, or for any other reason please email details of your request to enquiries@swaycarnival.co.uk  or by post to our treasurer Sue Howard at Green Pastures Pitmore Lane Sway SO41 8LL.

     We are always pleased to welcome new faces onto the committee – new faces/new ideas. We meet monthly. If you would like to help but feel being on the committee is not for you perhaps you could offer your services during carnival week  as it is a very busy time for us all. Please contact the chair –Pam Wade on wadesof sway@aol.com or 682017

    Ruth Conway for Sway Carnival Committee

  • Thank you

    A Big thank you to all our sponsors and those that donated some wonderful prizes to this years Carnival.