Lantern Parade

Devizes Lantern Parade & Christmas Festival 29th November 2019 Markets from 12.30pm Parade sets off at 6.15pm Attracting crowds of over to 3,500 and celebrating the start of the festive season, Devizes boasts one of the region’s most spectacular lantern processions. A river of hundreds of beautiful creations, made by our talented local participants wind … Read more

Festival of Winter Ales

Devizes Festival of Winter Ales 2022 Dates TBC The Devizes Festival of Winter Ales is a fundraising event to help meet the costs of DOCA’s free annual programme of outstanding outdoor arts events and activities, including the Devizes International Street Festival, Confetti Battle, Devizes Carnival and the Christmas Lantern Parade. Held in collaboration with Stealth … Read more

Elaine Gale – Secretary

Elaine Gale – Secretary Elaine is a trustee of DOCA and acts as the Secretary. She has been involved with DOCA and its predecessor the Devizes Carnival Committee for a number of years. Elaine is a solicitor and moved to Devizes in 1987 to bring up her two sons. She has always enjoyed participating in … Read more

Tony Woodison – Treasurer

Tony Woodison – Treasurer Tony is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and has lived in Devizes since 2001.  After a career of 38 years with the Ministry of Defence, he retired in 2012 and has since spent his time working for a number of charities.  In addition to being a … Read more

Cliff Evans – Advertising & Sponsorship

Cliff Evans – Advertising & Sponsorship Having spent almost 40 years in the IT industry, Cliff moved to Devizes in 2013. Since then he has continued as Chairman of the Kileva Foundation charity which he founded in 2006 to support under-privileged children and their families in the Sagalla region of southern Kenya. He has also become actively involved … Read more

Dave Buxton – Trustee

Dave Buxton – Trustee Dave Buxton loves all things carnival and festival! He started his career as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry many years ago and has worked in publishing and book selling but latterly, and most enjoyably over the last decade and a half, he has been immersed in the worlds of … Read more

I had a fantastic time at the Winter Ales Festival last year – won’te be missing the 2018 event

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DOCA is the best and they put on the most amazing outdoor events ever!

Programme now available

Our online programme for Devizes International Street festival is now available click the link below to get your copy.

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Please note hard copies of the programme are available from The Vaults, Brittox News and Devizes Books.