Carnival Events

  • Jun28

    Walking Treasure Hunt

    The Walking Treasure Hunt will start from Sway Deli between 5:30 - 6:30pm.

    Adults £1.50pp  Children 50p

    All new this year is the Childrens Treasure Hunt which will take place along the same route, can you find the pictures of the sea creatures hidden around Sway. (free but must be accompanied by an adult).

  • Jun28

    Scarecrows & Decorated Gardens

    This year we have added a new element to this competition, so if you don't want to make a scarecrow then decorate your front garden, fence, gate or porch instead, as long as it can be seen from the road. Alternatively you could do both.

    Make sure your wonderful scarecrows and gardens are ready for the judging which will take place during Carnival week. Entry forms are available at Winkworth / Hairsway or online at Entry Form

    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 Winkworth / Hairsway.

    Register your scarecrow by 5.00 Thursday 27 June to get on the map.

    For those wanting a map of where to find the scarecrows and / or a judging form, these will be available from the Winkworth / Hairsway £1 from 29th June.

    Winner to be announced at the Boule Event.

  • Jun28

    Sway Carnival Yarn Bomb

    UNDER the SEA – Yarn Bombing Event

     As part of this year’s Carnival week (28th June – 7th July 2019), the Carnival Committee, Sway WI and Sway Knit & Natter are planning to bring colour to the village centre with a yarn bombing event.

    Thank you to all for your wonderful donations of squares and creatures. Take a walk from Stanford Rise Gardens down to Jubille Field and see all the wonderful knits.

  • Jun28

    Drama Club Production

    Three short plays from Sway Drama Club. 

    Venue: Church Rooms: 7pm: Tickets £6 in advance - Hairsway: £7 on the night. (Wine & Soft drinks available in the foyer)

  • Jun29

    Sway Carnival Fete

    Sway Family Fete will be held at Jubilee Field 11.00am - 3.30pm.  

    Combining the Family Fun day with the Fete this year, we have a fun packed day for all. Come along and join the fun. 

    Circus Skills Workshop (All Ages from 3+), Stilt Walker, Tree Climbing, Obstacle Course, Face Painting, Bouncy Slide, Games, Beat the Goalie.

    Historic Cars & Bikes, Fun Dog Show, Archery, Bar, Hog Roast, Teas, Various Stalls, Jazz Band, Coconut Shy.

    St Lukes Samba Band, Shorinji Kempo, Maypole Dancing.

    Entry Free 

  • Jun29

    Fun Dog Show

  • Jun30

    Sway Carnival Fun Run

    Can you complete the legendary Sway Carnival 5-Mile Run

    Online registration is now available and you will also be able to register on the day at the race desk. 

    Online Registration

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

    On the day fee is £12, or £10 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.

  • Jun30

    Jazz on the Lawn

    Come and join The Manor at Sway for an afternoon on the lawn with music from Sarah Boulter. From 2:30pm.

    Tickets available from The Manor at Sway £15: (£16 on the day) includes first drink and canapes

  • Jun30

    Drama Club Production

    Three short plays from Sway Drama Club. 

    Venue: Church Rooms: 7pm: Tickets £6 in advance - Hairsway: £7 on the night. (Wine & Soft drinks available in the foyer)

  • Jul01

    Childrens Disco

    Get your glad rags and dancing shoes on for the childrens disco:

    Village Hall: 4:00 - 6:00pm:  £2 on the door,  includes hot dog.

  • Jul02

    Beetle Drive

    Come and join in the madness that is the annual Sway Beetle Drive. Sway Church Rooms. 6:30pm  Adults £1, Children 50p

    Refreshments available. Sweet Shop.

  • Jul03

    Film Event

    Sway Cinema are bringing you two films today.

    Childrens Film: How to Train a Dragon: 3.30 for 4.00pm: £2 each Adult & Child

    Adult Film: Shape of Water: 7:00 for 7:30pm: £2

    A full range of refreshing drinks and popcorn for the children and a bar + snacks available for adults.

  • Jul03

    Tea Party

    Fun for pre-school children and seniors at Gracewells. 1:30-2:30pm

    Note that this event is by invitation only through attendance at Sway pre-schools.

  • Jul04

    Quiz Night

    Another night of quiz and musical mayhem with Ian Woolley at the Hare & Hounds. 

    From 8pm - Entry £1 person - bring friends and family and make up a team.

  • Jul05

    Drink & Cheese Tasting with a Twist!

    Our good friend and cheese expert, Jonathan Broomfield, has paired 6 cheeses with a range of 6 popular drinks with the help of Wine & Spirits connoisseur, Anna Clark.

    Both will lead us through this Drinks & Cheese Evening. Bar & Mixology available too!

    Venue: Village Hall: 7pm: Price: TBC
  • Jul06

    Garage Sales

    Time to open up your garage and sell some stuff, or maybe you want to follow the garage map and see whats for sale in Sway.

    Maps of participating garages will be available from Sway Youth Centre 8.45 - 11am. £1 a map.

    Entry form available from Winkworth & Hairsway or online at Entry Forms

  • Jul06

    Stanford Rise Green

    Opening of Stanford Rise Green from 2pm
  • Jul06

    Carnival Procession

    The procession will start from Jubilee Field with the Prince & Princess and a pipe band. 5.30pm. They will move along Station Rd and collect the rest of the procession at the Village Hall for a parade to Jubilee Field and the big after procession party.

    All entries to assemble at the Village Hall at 5pm

    BBQ, Laughing Street Chef, Pizza Fire Engine, Ice Cream Van, Ukelele Band, Pipe Band, Marching Band Disco + more.

    Your local mobile bar The Horse Trough, the Silver Hind and Fat Sam's will be providing refreshment and ice cream en-route.

    Carnival Procession Entry Form

  • Jul07

    Church Pet Service & Picnic

    Join the team at St Lukes for a Church Pet Service & Family Picnic.

    Venue: Church Rooms Lawn: 11:15am for 11:30am

    All pets must be secured on leads, in cages etc.

  • Jul07

    Sway Boule

    Can you form the winning team at an afternoon of Boules in the lovely gardens of Gracewell of Sway.

    Team of two, any age - £6 per pair.

    Refreshments, grand carnival raffle draw, announcement of best decorated scarecrow / garden.

    Entry forms from/ to Winkworth / Hairsway by Wednesday 3rd July

    Download Entry Form