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Wickes, Bridgwater TA6 4DH

St Matthews Field - 1000 spaces

Bridgwater Hospital

B & M - 200 spaces

Morrisons - 500 spaces

Northgate - 161 spaces


Coach Parking

Monmouth Street

Coach Parking (Limited)

Bridgwater College

Watsons Lane

Asda - 300 spaces

M5 Junction 24 Cattle Market - 500 spaces - £6 per car + £1 per adult - available from 2.00 pm.


Leave the M5 signposted Bridgwater then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit, the HPC car park is in front of you. Buses will run regularly  starting at 2.30 pm - Last bus back at midnight.


Morganians Rugby Club, Chedzoy

Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival is held annually on the first Saturday in November at Bridgwater in Somerset, England.

Located in the heart of the West Country with easy access by road, head south from Bristol on the M5 and you will find us between junctions 23 and 24 of the M5 motorway. We are also served by rail.

If you are coming via the M5 please note the road into Bridgwater from junction 24 will close at 5.30 p.m., if you are likely to arrive later than 6.00 p.m. you should proceed to junction 23 as this road into Bridgwater will remain open all evening.

Please note the procession route will follow the same route as in 2023, when the procession reaches the top of the High Street it will turn right into Mount Street with the procession finishing at the layby behind Bridgwater House.

Latest News


Local talented entertainers are being sought to be ‘front of curtain’ acts at the 2024 Bridgwater Carnival Concerts. Vocalists, musicians, comedians, magicians, dancers and all round general entertainers are wanted to appear in the popular show, which takes place this year between Monday 30 September and Saturday 12 October. The 12 evening performances

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Carnival Column 6/03/24

Some news outlets have recently been using an irresponsible headline on an article about this year’s carnival. The headline read ‘no crowd barriers or portable toilets at Bridgwater Carnival 2024’. This is factually an untrue statement. Safety is and always will be our number one priority, and as you would

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Grandstand Tickets for Bridgwater Carnival 2024 go on Sale

The popular Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival, which has the reputation for being one of the largest illuminated processions in Europe, will this year take place on Saturday 2 November. Preparations are already underway to make sure it is the biggest and best yet, and tickets for the popular all seater

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Carnival Column 20/2/2024

The Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival spectacle never truly receives the UK wide recognition and exposure it so richly deserves. This is why it’s so exciting when our carnival does actually make it into the national  media, and I am delighted to tell you during the coming weeks the carnival is

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