Take part in the Carnival of Giants
2018: Sunday 15 July 2018.
Deadline for applications: 26 February 2018.
Carnival of Giants 2018: Telford’s Giants
This event will mark Telford’s 50th anniversary with
an awesome, colourful carnival celebrating Telford’s people and places, our
heritage and our bright future. Communities are now being invited to take part
and create costumes, music and dances for the procession. We are looking for
community groups, volunteers and organisations from across the Telford &
Wrekin borough to apply to be part of Carnival of Giants 2018.
Who are Telford’s Giants? Carnival of Giants 2018 is
an opportunity to celebrate the Giants of Telford both from the past and the
present, from the famous to our everyday unsung heroes. With your help on
Sunday 15 July 2018, we will create an amazing parade celebrating the
Giants of Telford. Together we will identify who the Giants of Telford are and
bring them to life for the Telford Giants’ Carnival Parade.
How to get involved
Groups can work together before the day itself and
develop creative ideas inspired by the theme to decorate, animate and perform
in the arena at Telford Town Park or design a float or image, make costumes, or
play music as part of the parade.
The Telford at 50 team will give you professional
support from an artist/a co-ordinator to develop your creative idea.
Some groups may play music, or already have costumes
or a float that fit with the theme.
You can volunteer to help in the lead up to Carnival
of Giants 2018, on the day itself, and or elsewhere in the Telford at 50
Carnival of Giants 2018 is a GREEN event…. The use of
vehicles or diesel-powered generators is discouraged. Within the parade itself
we actively embrace structures which can be walked, pushed, pulled or wheeled.
About the application process
We want to encourage as many people as possible to
take part in Carnival of Giants 2018. However entry is subject to a
selection process and cannot be guaranteed.
If the event is oversubscribed priority will be given
groups who can demonstrate both a commitment in
time (e.g. 1 workshop of 2-3 hours per week for 4 weeks) and the ability to commit
to the whole process
groups who are able to bring some funding or
resources to Carnival of Giants.
How to apply
If you want to apply to be part of Carnival of Giants
2018 please download the application form.