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Experience Somerset Carnivals

Experience the worlds largest illuminated procession in the South West of England. Somerset is renowned for its carnivals, the illuminated carnivals in Somerset are famous and well worth a visit if you have never been before. Although there are around 30 illuminated carnivals in the area the 'most famous' carnivals are those that are named the Guy Fawkes carnivals.

Each float has a theme, some carts can reach up to 100 feet in length. These are illuminated with thousands of bulbs and members in fancy dress often perform on the float as it drives by.

These are then judged and a prize is given to the winner at the end of each event.

Bridgwater Saturday 2 November 6pm

Highbridge & Burnham-on-Sea Monday 4 November 7:30pm

Weston-super-Mare Friday 8 November 7:15pm

North Petherton Saturday 9 November 7:00pm

Midsomer Norton Mon 11 November 7:30pm (technically not a ‘Magnificent Seven’)

Shepton Mallet Wednesday 13 November 7:30pm

Wells Friday 15 November 7:00pm

Glastonbury Saturday 16 November 7:00pm

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