Charminster Brownies

Charminster Guides

Distinction Cheer & Dance

The Grove Pre-School Playgroup


Children's Society

The Second Edition Majorettes

Manor Park First School

Durnovarian Dames

Puddletown Scout Group

DorSAR (Dorset Search and Rescue)

Central Dorchester Cubs

Westfield Arts College

Prince of Wales School

Volunteer Centre

Eddie Steady Go

New Hardy Players

HMS Heron Band

Juggling Jake

Carol and Vester

Foster In Dorset

People First Dorset

Daisy's Deciples

MMAX Academy

Postman Pat and Friends

Plus...… you have not read this incorrectly..... Father Christmas!!!

Proceeds from the parade will be divided up amongst the charities listed above.

Trophies will be awarded between 3.15 - 3.45 on Saturday

The parade



Midsummer Madness, the rebirth of the Dorchester Carnival, will be a celebration with a difference.

The parade will leave the Borough Gardens, Dorchester (postcode: DT1 1RG) at 4:30pm on Saturday 16 June 2018. Entrants must arrive at the Borough Gardens from 3:00pm as judging will begin at 3:30pm. 

Joining us

Joining us has never been so easy!  For more information, or to request a copy of our parade 'expression of interest' form, please email us on or download from the link below


There will be 5 categories for the parade.

These will be;

- best Youth entry, (Sponsored by Natterjacks),
- best Family entry,
- best Overall entry,
- best Group/Team entry 

- 'Wackiest Wheels' entry.

Sponsoring the categories

If you are interested in sponsoring any of the above categories, please get in touch or email

Parade Application Form

If you are interested in joining the parade you can download an application form here or email