2019 Information | Carnival Day Entertainment
Forget the hills, it’s the streets of Bridgwater which will come alive with the sound of music on Carnival Day. And there’s jugglers, stilt walkers, street theatre, marching bands and entertainment especially for the children as well, ensuring there will be something for everyone to enjoy in the build up to the evening parade. But you will need to be in the town centre early to enjoy the full Bridgwater Carnival experience as the fun kicks off at 10 o’clock in the morning.
So make a note to arrive early, then take time to stroll around the town, witness the lively entertainment and pause to watch yourself on the big screen – probably the largest ‘selfie’ you’ll ever see!
There’s live music on the Cornhill Stage continuously from 10.30am to 6.00pm with music to suit most tastes. The High Street Performance area is the place to be to see the marching bands, majorettes and some hilarious street entertainment. Meanwhile the High Street Stage combines live music with street theatre.
The morning in Angel Place Shopping Centre will echo with singing from the ACTS choir performing all your memorable songs. The entertainment in the centre continues in the afternoon too, where you will also find balloon sellers and face painting for the younger family members.
The programme below is the entertainment being put on for 2019 to give some idea of what is on offer, download a 2019 Carnival Day Entertainment sheet so you do not miss anything – just make sure you are here early to enjoy the unique Bridgwater Carnival Experience to the full..
Times & Artistes correct at time of print but subject to change without notice.
The highlight of the day is the carnival procession which takes over 2 hours to pass any given point on the procession route through the town centre, this is followed by the squibbing display in the High Street to round off the carnival celebrations.