This year our Carnival Season is going to be a bit different.  It’s gonna be bigger and badder than ever before! We’re taking part in 6 Carnivals and we want as many people as possible, of all ages, to get involved!


Whether you’re a dancer, percussionist or you’d just like to help out there are plenty of opportunities this year like coming to our Costume making workshops or participating for FREE as a steward.


Fancy yourself as a dancer? We have places left in the following groups/alas, If you want to apply any of the below dance positions contact the Carnival Dance Team at


Ala Dance (female only)

This is an open access group.  Carnival Registration fee = £65 (or £80 to keep your costume) + LSS membership



Ala Baiana (female only)

This is an open access group. Carnival Registration fee = £45 + LSS membership



Ala Indios (male and female)

This is an open access drop in ala. Carnival Registration fee = £55 (or £70 to keep your costume) + LSS membership



Commisao de Frente (male)

Application to this ala is dependent on experience. Carnival Registration fee = £65 + LSS membership



Wanna join our Carnival Bateria?  There are positions still available too!



Contact the Bateria at


For more information have a look at our 2012 Carnivals page for details on this year’s theme Passando a Chama – Passing the Flame’ as well as Registering, Performing, Costumes, opportunities for Kids and our Floats!