8AM – 8PM
9AM – 7PM
London SE1 7BH
The nineteenth annual Waterloo Carnival will take place on Friday 14th July 2023! We’re happy to be a supporter this year.
Carnival procession commences from Oasis Academy Johanna, process along Lower Marsh, Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road, and culminates on the Millennium Green.
Activities and drop-in workshops on Lower Marsh and Millennium Green.
Waterloo…Walk with us this Friday 14th July! 🎪
The walk is completely FREE and will start under the clock in Waterloo Station (12:45pm) for 1 hour and will end at Lower Marsh just in time to catch the wondrous Waterloo Carnival!
Celebrating 175 years of Waterloo, you’ll get an exclusive insight into Waterloo’s history , film sets, and music.
Book your space here.
The Waterloo Carnival has a proud history. Since London’s earliest days, Waterloo has always been a site of theatrics and performance. As north London attracted wealthy business and land owners, the south bank became home to aspiring performers and artists. It is unsurprising that Philip Astley, the inventor of the Circus, Charlie Chaplin, The National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Dome all found a home on the southern shores of the River Thames. To this day, their legacy endures.
Steeped in a rich history of the arts, the first Waterloo Carnival was hosted in 2002, and has grown over the years to become an annual fixture in the Waterloo community. True to the history of the area, the Carnival provides a place for all people to be included, for music, dance, art and theatre to be shared, and the professionals bring the flair that inspires our performers – young and old. Today, the Carnival continues to be a colourful celebration of the diversity that makes Waterloo such a special place.
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