Carnival Costume Design In our Mentoring Group


Participants carry out research, design and make their own carnival costumes. With help from freddo Mentees learn how to design, cut and make their own costumes to showcase alongside the Mayor at the carnival. These sessions build confidence and provide you with skills you can only learn from our patented programme.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of the history of carnival costumes and the impact around the world.
  • Develop creative thinking skills 
  • Develop Literacy and Numeracy Skills 
  • Develop artistic and design skills 
  • Understand and incorporate sustainability decisions into their design aesthetics and creativity 
  • Develop teamwork skills 
  • Working to deadlines and specific time frames.
  • Function independently with a forward-looking ability to promote their inventive personal design vision through the creative work presented at Barking Carnival.