About DOCA

DOCA’s roots are firmly planted in the town’s vibrant Carnival history. The International Street Festival was introduced in 1999 and has grown to become one of the biggest and most exciting free outdoor arts events in the South West. Alongside the Carnival and Confetti Battle, these major annual events are now celebrated as part of a Festival Fortnight every August.

DOCA History

DOCA History – DOCA’s roots are firmly planted in the town’s vibrant Carnival history. There has been a Carnival in Devizes every year (excepting a few gaps for world wars!) since 1912. Originally formed to raise money for the cottage hospital it soon became one of the most popular events in the town’s calendar with ... Read more ...

Evaluation Report

Evaluation Report – This report refers to events and activities produced by DOCA for the activity period 01/04/19 – 15/05/20. It refers specifically to data collection along with audience and volunteer (Festival Maker) feedback, collected, collated and analysed at the following events: Devizes Carnival, Picnic in the Park, Devizes International Street Festival, Colour Rush, Confetti ... Read more ...

Annual Reports

Annual Reports – DOCA’s annual report 2020-21 is now available. Take a look at the review of events and the impact of DOCAs work, financial review and plans for the future. Kelvin Nash, Chair of Trustees opens, “The past year has been very challenging for many people,  businesses, and organisations right across the country and ... Read more ...