CARNIVAL: Organisers move a step closer to Carnival Park goal for South Somerset

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Posted: 10th July 2017
EXCITING plans to create a £300,000 Carnival Park on the outskirts of Ilminster are moving full steam ahead. It is only two-and-a-half years since it was first mooted about creating a centre where Carnival clubs within the South Somerset Federation could build their colourful carts and entries. But the Carnival Park Management Committee has worked tirelessly and has now…

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CARNIVAL: Organisers move a step closer to Carnival Park goal for South Somerset

CARNIVAL: Organisers move a step closer to Carnival Park goal for South Somerset

Posted: 10th July 2017
EXCITING plans to create a £300,000 Carnival Park on the outskirts of Ilminster are moving full steam ahead. It is only two-and-a-half years since it was first mooted about creating a centre where Carnival clubs within the South Somerset Federation could build their colourful carts and entries. But the Carnival Park Management Committee has worked tirelessly and has now…

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CARNIVAL: Search is on for Chard Royalty 2017

CARNIVAL: Search is on for Chard Royalty 2017

Posted: 22nd May 2017
THE countdown to Chard Carnival Day has started with organisers looking for its special Royalty for the occasion. Chard Children’s Carnival and the main Chard Carnival will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2017, but the organisers are looking for those people who would like to be at the head of the procession as Miss Chard, Carnival Princess/Prince and attendants…

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CARNIVAL: Bingo fun with Zem CC

CARNIVAL: Bingo fun with Zem CC

Posted: 25th February 2017
THE Chard-based Zem Carnival Club will be holding a fundraising bingo night on Saturday (February 25, 2017). The bingo fun will take place at Crowshute House in Chard with doors opening at 6.30pm and “eyes down” at 7.15pm. There will be some great prizes to be won.

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CARNIVAL: Club looks for members

CARNIVAL: Club looks for members

Posted: 25th February 2017
NEW members are wanted for the Chard-based Jacobite Carnival Club which will be holding its annual meeting on Saturday (February 25, 2017). The meeting will take place from 6.30pm in the upstairs ballroom area of the Phoenix Hotel in Fore Street, Chard. The club is looking for anyone aged eight and over to get involved with the club.

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CARNIVAL: Golden year planned for Chard Carnival

CARNIVAL: Golden year planned for Chard Carnival

Posted: 12th February 2017
THE Chard Carnival Committee will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday (February 12, 2017) when it will be looking ahead to its 50th anniversary celebrations. The meeting will be held at the Lordleaze Hotel in Chard with an 8pm start and if anyone would like to get involved please go along or contact committee chairman Jason Baker on 07736-310805. “It is Chard…

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CARNIVAL: Annual meeting for Eclipse CC

CARNIVAL: Annual meeting for Eclipse CC

Posted: 5th January 2017
THE Chard-based Eclipse Carnival Club will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday, January 15, 2017, and is looking to attract new members to the group. The meeting will be held at the Choughs Hotel in High Street, Chard, and anyone interested in becoming a member is more than welcome to attend.

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BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL 2016: Watch the Carnival LIVE!

BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL 2016: Watch the Carnival LIVE!

Posted: 5th November 2016
PEOPLE can watch Bridgwater Carnival LIVE here with filming from the procession on the internet. This ambitious trial project is being made possible by collaboration between Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival Committee, Maniac Films, Somerset Web Services and Matt Bell from Autodesk. It will allow those who are unable to see the Carnival on the streets to watch it live on…

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CARNIVAL: Future Carnivalites turn on the style

CARNIVAL: Future Carnivalites turn on the style

Posted: 10th October 2016
ORGANISERS of the annual Chard Children’s Carnival were thrilled with how the parade went at the weekend. Dry weather and a bumper entry list of around 25 made it one of the best children’s processions for many a year and people came out in numbers to line the town centre streets and support the young Carnivalites on Saturday (October 8, 2016) lunchtime. The Mayor of…

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CARNIVAL: There is no doubt about it – Carnival lives on in Chard!

CARNIVAL: There is no doubt about it – Carnival lives on in Chard!

Posted: 10th October 2016
THE new Chard Carnival Committee can take a well-earned rest after its incredible efforts helped to put on an amazing show at the weekend. The committee – virtually all new to the job this year – was probably somewhat surprised at how well everything went on Saturday (October 8, 2016) with the annual Children’s Carnival and the main Carnival both taking place on the same…

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