Carnival - 28 August. Save the date!
This summer make sure you’re at the West End Carnival – a FREE fabulous fun event perfect for all the family.
Join us on Saturday 28 August between 11am – 4pm for a whole host of exciting activities, including the carnival parade, live music, street art, Wishy Washy, princesses, Spiderman, Captain America and circus performers.
Entertaining you while you shop and eat in Plymouth Market
In the Market we have laid on some very special entertainment for you whilst you shop or enjoy a meal or snack at one of our excellent eateries or cafes.
Family favourite Wishy Washy will be up to his tricks again, putting a smile on everyone’s face whilst the lovely princesses Belle and Rapunzel will be here to offer tips on princess etiquette, singing, dancing and more. They will be joined by two of our favourite superheroes; Spiderman and Captain America, for questions and all things super heroic!
Love cooking? Well our cooking demo is definitely for you. Taking place in the Market Plaice and using fresh ingredients available from our traders, our guest chef will be cooking up delicious treats for you to sample and then try at home – delish!
We’ve also lined up Cornwall Caricatures whose quickfire sketches will amaze and delight you, as they capture their subjects in a matter of minutes.
And if rock is your thing, then pop along to Michael’s Movies and Music to listen to his guest rock ‘n’ roll guitarist.
Plymouth Market and the West End
Outside the Market there will be more entertainment for everyone, including circus acts: a fire performer, juggling unicyclist, sword swallower and Alice In Wonderland characters. We’ve so much great music too including live performances from local favourites Andy Quick, and Joanna Cooke as well as Plymouth Dance, Salsa Kernow, Crooked Tempo and the Barbican Theatre.
Eat and shop at Plymouth Market
Join us in the Market and West End for a day of fun, wonder and great sounds, as well as excellent eateries and superb shopping from our amazing range of stalls.
Come and discover all the great things Plymouth Market and the West End have to offer – save the date – 28 August.