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Carnival News

XMAS: Hillview's It's a Cracker! last night

Brilliant night in Burnham as Highbridge's Hillview Carnival Club wow with It's a Cracker

Some of the judges at Burnham-on-Sea last night

Judging the carnival: how do they do it, can there be bias, and what happens if there's a power failure? Find out here

The masqueraders brought the night alive with dance and movement

Burnham and Highbridge Carnival Results: who won what and who grabbed top spot

WATCHING: Toby from Exeter said he was impressed with the way the carts were built

Voices in the crowd: a sample of what people thought of Bridgwater Carnival

FIRE: the extraordinary scene in the High Street

Bit of a squeeze at squibbing, but the event passes off with sparkle to end Bridgwater Carnival

PACKED: the Cornhill area was heaving with people

We take a guess at the number of people who attended the carnival in Bridgwater

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FIRE: the wicker effigy of Guy Fawkes was burnt

CARNIVAL: Bridgwater's big weekend kicks off with amazing fire festival (and the burning of Guy Fawkes)

Eight page guide to Bridgwater Carnival: Download here

Eight page guide to Bridgwater Carnival: Download here

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Back in the day - a carnival club of yesteryear

Back in the day: When horses pulled the carnival carts and there were no electric light bulbs

PUBLICITY: Dave Stokes is the man charged with promoting the carnival

I'm crazy about Bridgwater Carnival: meet Dave Stokes the man behind promoting the event

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Bridgwater Carnival: squibbing taking place

From gun powder plots to squibbing: Bridgwater's ancient fire tradition is set for 10.45pm on carnival night

CARNIVAL: the procession starts at 7pm but don't miss the daytime activities

Let us entertain you: how Bridgwater will come alive all day with music, comedy, dancing and lantern processions

Pictured with the children of St Mary's Primary School in Bridgwater and their carnival masks is the President of the Carnival Rita Jones and committee member Chris Hocking

It's nearly here: welcome to Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival 2015: the big night out for the whole family

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Bridgwater Carnival Preview: check out this week's Mercury for the latest on the weekend's big event

Bridgwater Fair 2015 with Lindsey and Stephen Asquith

Bridgwater Fair opens in beautiful sunshine as thousands flock to the historic event

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FUN: the event is a highlight in the town's life

Countdown to the big night starts: history runs deep in Highbridge and Burnham's carnival

Stay safe during carnival season say Somerset police

Stay safe during carnival season say Somerset police

British Flag Carnival Club's show must go on

British Flag Carnival Club's show must go on

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EDWARDIANS: David Peek's grandfather outside the pub in 1911

Back in the day when aunty was born in a Bridgwater pub

GREEKS: back in the 1920s the Devonshire Arms went all classical with this entry

When Greeks carried short swords and wore white kilts in 1920s Bridgwater

All aboard for Bridgwater Carnival time with Lime Kiln's show boat theme

All aboard for Bridgwater Carnival time with Lime Kiln's show boat theme

Picturing Bridgwater Carnival season from 1905

Picturing Bridgwater Carnival season from 1905

Jester: Dave Stokes is the man behind promoting this year's carnival

Hooked on carnival: Dave Stokes on why Bridgwater is the big daddy of them all

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Bridgwater Carnival photos for sale

Bridgwater Carnival photos for sale

Bridgwater Carnival sponsor confirmed

Bridgwater Carnival sponsor confirmed

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LOST: The photo dates to just after the war

Can you help the Bridgwater 'Limers' find a lost 1946 photograph?

JOE being presented with his Pride of Somerset Youth Award by Supt Ian Wylie last year.

Tributes paid to brave Burnham boy Joe Laoutaris as he loses two-year cancer battle

BRIDGWATER Guy Fawkes Carnival President Rita Jones.

Carnival concert 2014 about to commence

Bridgwater Carnival results 2013

Collectors on the streets last year.

Do your bit to keep Bridgwater Carnival going

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Can Gremlins make it 10 in a row tonight?

Gremlins going for 10th straight win at Bridgwater Carnival

Bridgwater Carnival: where to park your car or bike

Bridgwater Carnival: where to park your car or bike

Bridgwater Carnival road closures

Bridgwater Carnival road closures

Bridgwater Carnival - access around Bower Lane

Bridgwater Carnival - access around Bower Lane

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Fireworks display on St Matthew's Field tonight

Fireworks display on St Matthew's Field tonight

THE "Radio Norwich" mobile studio

Alan Partridge link to Bridgwater Carnival

EXPECT to see stilt walkers and plenty of other street entertainment.

From dance to jazz - what's going on this Bridgwater Carnival day

BRITISH Flag Carnival Club's Beth Smith, Helena Mouzouri and Lauren Smith.

REVIEW: Bridgwater Carnival Concerts 2013!

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Schools invited to take part in Bridgwater Carnival celebrations

The traditional squibbing display at Bridgwater Carnival

Bridgwater Carnival raises more than £20,000 for good causes

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Gerber Juice confirmed as main local sponsor of Bridgwater Carnival 2013

Gerber Juice confirmed as main local sponsor of Bridgwater Carnival 2013

Bridgwater Carnival raises thousands for charities

Bridgwater Carnival raises thousands for charities

Fourth straight County Cup triumph for Gremlins

Fourth straight County Cup triumph for Gremlins

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Christmas fair at Bridgwater town hall

Christmas fair at Bridgwater town hall

Gremlins shine again at North Petherton Carnival

Gremlins shine again at North Petherton Carnival

The scene at the Spirit of Carnival statue in Bridgwater this morning (November 5)

Carnival named a huge success by president

Gremlins CC at Bridgwater Carnival 2011

Live Gremlins win again as thousands enjoy spectacular Bridgwater Carnival

The display last year. Photo: Jeff Searle

Grand Firework Display tonight

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Vagabonds Carnival Club in 2011. Photo: Jeff Searle

How much do you know about Bridgwater Carnival?

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Photo: Jeff Searle

Dancers prepare for children’s carnival parades

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