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Carnival Procession

Bridgwater Carnival procession will always be held on the first Saturday in November.

Future Dates

2024 – Saturday 2nd November – Please note  procession start time now 6pm.

2025 – Saturday 1st November

2026 – Saturday 7th November

Carnival Concerts

The date of the Carnival Concerts are easier to work out, it was agreed a few years ago that the concert would always start on the Monday following Bridgwater Fair

For those of you who have not heard of Bridgwater Fair it is a four day event held at the St Matthews Field and always starts on the last Wednesday in September, finishing on the Saturday, the concert then starts the following Monday.

So for 2024 the last Wednesday in September is 25th September, so the Concert starts on the following Monday, 30th September.

Future Dates

2024 – Monday 30th September until Saturday 12th October

2025 – Monday 29th September until Saturday 11th October

Concert Auditions

It has been agreed that the concert auditions will always be held on the third Tuesday in May each Year so for 2024 this will be Tuesday 21st May.

Old Folks Show

2024 – Thursday 21st until Saturday 23rd March

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