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Carnival 2018 - 7pm Saturday 3rd November
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ADVANCE NOTICE – Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival – Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 7 p.m.

Bridgwater Carnival 2018 Car Stickers now available at the Carnival Centre.


Please note that Carnival Concert seats are virtually sold out, please ring the Carnival Centre for availability 01278 428220, Grandstand seats for 2018 are sold out! There are only a few seats left for the Hospitality Package.

2018 Carnival daytime Entertainment Programme released, download your own copy of the 2018 Carnival Map.

Bookings for Coach Parking are already being received – details, book now at our online shop.

2017 DVD (Standard & Blu-Ray) available from the Carnival Centre, local carnival clubs and our online shop. Please note we will not be producing a Blu-Ray version of the 2018 procession due to low demand, but the standard DVD is available for advance order now, prices the same as 2017.

STREAMING – We are looking ahead to 2018 and have tested a better solution for this year, click on Live for more information.


Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival has won two tourism awards, a GOLD award in the Bristol, Bath & Somerset Tourism Excellence Awards for the TOURISM EVENT AND FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR 2016/17 and a Silver award in the South West Tourism 2016/17 awards in the category TOURISM EVENT AND FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR 2016/17.

VIDEOWondering what Bridgwater Carnival is all about, watch the clips from the 2018 Promo Video – In a hurry have a glance at Bridgwater Carnival 2017 in just over two minutes!

HomeFILM titled “Bridgwater – The Home of Carnival” released by Conor Shutler & Associates, see story.

DOWNLOADS – All downloadable files available on this site can be found here.

Bridgwater Carnival CentreOpening Times

PHOTOS – In addition to the Gallery on this site many more photos can be found on the websites of our two 2017 official photographers Peter J Nicholls Photography and Timeless Images.

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Corporate Hospitality

Want to make your visit extra special why not purchase our Hospitality package; parking, meal, stand seat. programme and more all included. Two options available.

Sponsor the Carnival.

Yes Bridgwater Carnival is very expensive to stage so to secure its future we have to raise considerable amounts of money, sponsors are very valuable to us.

Become a Friend of Carnival

Becoming a Friend will allow you to receive priority booking for Carnival Concert tickets; receive discounted prices for Grandstand or Concert seats; have your name in the programme and support Bridgwater Carnival.

Camping Facility

Unfortunately we are unable to offer this service for 2017 due to problems with obtaining a site.