LIKE everyone in Somerset and beyond, The Bridgwater Mercury is looking forward to the carnival which promises to be blessed by good weather.

Inside our preview edition of the paper there’s lots to whet the appetite, including an eightpage guide to the event:

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Dig deep for charity
  • What to expect this year
  • Timetable of events
  • Fireworks, masks, lanterns and squibbing
  • Map of the route
  • Road closures and transport
  • Club preview
  • Back in the day
  • Traditions of the carnival

Click here to see the guide. (Opens in a different page)