In July 2009 Spirit of Carnival presented DragonFest, an evening of mythical magic and carnival capers  !

On a warm summer evening in July, 12 illuminated dragons weaved their way through the streets of Norwich starting from the Cathedral Gates and finishing at The Forum.    The dragons of all shapes and sizes were made by community groups from across Norwich including Harford Manor Special School, Larkman Primary School, the Bridges Project, St Edmonds Hostel, Heartsease High School and Catton Grove Community Centre.    The finale of the evening was a grand spectacular of music and light with a performance from Dragon Heartbeats, a carnival company from Brighton.

DragonFest was supported by National Lottery Awards For All, Norfolk Community Foundation, Norwich City Council, Norfolk County Council and the Forum Trust.