Sat 20th June  2020

Holders Field, Amesbury


Welcome to the website for Amesbury Carnival & Show 2020! This years event promises to be bigger and better, with lots of new attractions, displays and a completely redesigned showground!

This years procession theme is 'Mythical Creatures', with a full lineup of events in the community from Monday the 15th - culminating in the popular music night on Friday 19th and of course the procession and show on Saturday 20th June.

It's not too late to get involved, whether you are looking to participate in the procession, show or even volunteer.

Offical Sponsors

Edward Stokes Funfair

What's On In 2020

  • Edward Stokes Funfair

    Showground (Funfair)

    Edward Stokes Funfair

    Bigger and better, with new rides, Edward Stokes Funfair will return in 2020 and be on the showground throughout Carnival week.

  • Bingo Night

    The George Hotel, Amesbury

    Bingo Night

    This popular Carnival week activity returns once again at The George Hotel on Monday at 7pm.

  • Disco On The Dodgems

    Showground (Funfair)

    Disco On The Dodgems

    Back again in 2020, Disco On The Dodgems with Disco Dion is suitable for children 12 and up.

  • Quiz Night

    The Antrobus Hotel, Amesbury

    Quiz Night

    This popular Carnival week event will also be returning in 2020, being held at The Antrobus Hotel on the Tuesday night of Carnival week. Tickets will include a Fish & Chip supper, with the quiz starting around 7pm.

  • Red Devils

    Showground (Main Arena)

    Red Devils

    The Red Devils have always drawn a big crowd and we are pleased to announce that they will be jumping into the main arena, just before the start of this years FREE combined music and football night!

  • Disco Dion

    Showground (Main Arena)

    Disco Dion

    Local legend Disco Dion will be entertaining the crowds at Friday's music night, as well as introducing the acts on show day.

  • Big Screen

    Showground (Main Arena)

    Big Screen

    New for 2020, never miss the action with our own 'Jumbotron' big screen.

  • Music Night

    Showground (Main Arena)

    Music Night

    This years music night takes on a new twist, with Disco Dion entertaining the crowds with their favourite songs, whilst the football is shown on the big screen from 8. Singalong, join in and have a boogie, or kick back and relax this summers evening.

  • The Marquee

    Showground (Festival Marquee)

    The Marquee

    This year doubling in size and with it's own soundstage, the marquee will have a larger bar this year, food stalls and lots of all weather seating in a German Beer Tent style atmosphere!

  • England Euro 2020 Game

    Showground (Main Arena)

    England Euro 2020 Game

    We'll be showing the Euro2020 England Match on the Jumbotron screen during the Friday night music night. Kickoff is at 8pm!

  • Food & Drink

    Showground (General)

    Food & Drink

    With many new and returning catering concessions, there will be no shortage of choices for food and drink at this years Carnival!

  • Procession

    Amesbury Town Centre


    The Carnival has always featured a procession and 2020 will be no exception. It's already lining up to be bigger than ever with more floats participating and a new improved route through the town centre.

  • Showground Activities

    Showground (General)

    Showground Activities

    With a new improved showground layout, there will be no shortager of things to do on the showground this year. Keep the kids (or the adults!) entertained by visiting one of the many stalls, games and concessions on the showground this year.

  • Gun Run

    Showground (Main Arena)

    Gun Run

    The Royal Navy’s Volunteer Cadet Corps was formed in 1901 and almost since then the cadets have been thrilling audiences with their dazzling Field Gun competition display.

  • REME Lightning Bolts

    Showground (Main Arena)

    REME Lightning Bolts

    Jumping in to open this years main Carnival Show is the REME Lightning Bolts Parachute Display Team! Watch on as the...

  • Wild West Show

    Showground (Main Arena)

    Wild West Show

    We are super excited to announce this years show will feature a full blown Wild West show with stunts, horses and carriages! Taking place in the main arena this impressive show is bound to keep the whole family entertained!

  • Dog Show

    Showground (Arena 2)

    Dog Show

    One of the Carnival's leading events, the annual Dog Show, returns on the Saturday in the 2020 event, with it's own new larger arena on the shwoground.

  • Action Sports Tour

    Showground (Arena 3)

    Action Sports Tour

    The Action Sports Tour mixes the incredible skill, control and balance of trials riding, with the spectacular aerial style of two of the world's leading jump riders from MTB and BMX.

  • MSI Stunt Show

    Showground (Main Arena)

    MSI Stunt Show

    Brand new and never seen before in Amesbury, we are glad to confirm the MSI Stunt Show for Carnival 2020! Moto-Stunts International (MSI) motorcycle stunt display team are led by Tony and Brandon Baily. They have a team of 8-10 motorcycle riders including Britains top female motorcycle stunt rider and skilled trick and freestyle display jumpers.


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