CARNIVAL: Thieves break into British Flag’s shed

CARNIVAL: Thieves break into British Flag’s shed

Posted: 22nd August 2017
AN appeal has gone out for information following a break-in at the new building headquarters of the British Flag Carnival Club on the outskirts of Bridgwater. The club has only just recently celebrated moving into its new shed at Westonzoyland, but that has now been tinged with disappointment after thieves broke into the building sometime between 10pm on Monday (August…

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CARNIVAL: Arts Council backs Bridgwater Carnival with nearly £30k

CARNIVAL: Arts Council backs Bridgwater Carnival with nearly £30k

Posted: 17th August 2017
THE Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival has been awarded nearly £30,000 from the National Lottery Arts Council - enabling the committee to make the annual event even better. Malcolm Cattle, President of Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival, said: “The grant from the Arts Council is meant for the development of Carnival skills and education and has previously enabled us to run…

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CARNIVAL: Shed party for British Flag CC

CARNIVAL: Shed party for British Flag CC

Posted: 14th August 2017
MEMBERS of the Bridgwater-based British Flag Carnival Club held a party on Saturday (August 12, 2017) to celebrate the opening of its new shed. It has taken a lot of work and effort by dedicated members of the long-standing club to finally get their shed up and operational at Westonzoyland and so it was an obvious opportunity to hold a party. There was a bar, barbecue…

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CARNIVAL: New Mercure Bridgwater Hotel books in for Carnival

CARNIVAL: New Mercure Bridgwater Hotel books in for Carnival

Posted: 20th June 2017
THE new Mercure Bridgwater Hotel has thrown its support behind the Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival. Carnival president Malcolm Cattle and Carnival co-ordinator Chris Hocking were invited  by Deepak Chainrai, of DC Hotels (Bridgwater) Ltd to go along and look at progress being made on the new hotel on the corner of Broadway and Eastover. Following the demolition of the old…

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CARNIVAL: Ship Ahoy for annual Pram Race

CARNIVAL: Ship Ahoy for annual Pram Race

Posted: 14th June 2017
THE annual pram race organised by Cavaliers Carnival Club in Bridgwater was once again a fun-filled and successful event. Each year teams are asked to arrive at the club’s headquarters at the Admirals Landing and then race around the Carnival-related pubs in town. In each pub team members must have a drink and get a form signed to say so. Over the years the prams have…

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CARNIVAL: Tickets available for Malcolm’s Gala Evening

CARNIVAL: Tickets available for Malcolm’s Gala Evening

Posted: 5th June 2017
BRIDGWATER Guy Fawkes Carnival president, Malcolm Cattle, is hosting a gala evening later this summer in aid of all the Somerset Carnival clubs. The President’s Gala Evening on Saturday, July 22, 2017, will feature the renowned Worle Wind Band alongside popular local entertainers and Carnival concert regulars, Ben Filler and Harriet Brixley. The Worle Wind Band, now in…

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CARNIVAL: Renegades CC hold Easter Fun Day

CARNIVAL: Renegades CC hold Easter Fun Day

Posted: 17th April 2017
MEMBERS of the Renegades Carnival Club held an egg-cellent Easter Fun Day at the West India House pub in Bridgwater. The annual Easter Sunday event on Sunday (April 16, 2017) was another big success and organisers would like to thank everyone who supported. There was plenty to do with an Easter egg hunt, games, bouncy castle, tombola, raffle and barbecue. Bridgwater…

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CARNIVAL: Auditions to be held for “front of curtain” acts for Carnival Concerts 2017

CARNIVAL: Auditions to be held for “front of curtain” acts for Carnival Concerts 2017

Posted: 16th April 2017
LOCAL talented entertainers are being sought by Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival Committee to be ‘front of curtain’ acts at the 2017 carnival concerts. Auditions for the highly prestigious show will take place at Bridgwater Town Hall on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and vocalists, musicians, comedians, magicians, dancers, and everything in between are wanted to appear in the…

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CARNIVAL: Concert tickets and grandstand seats for Carnival have gone on sale

CARNIVAL: Concert tickets and grandstand seats for Carnival have gone on sale

Posted: 2nd April 2017
TICKETS for the Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival concerts and the procession grandstand seats are available to buy online and from the Carnival Centre now. Tickets for the 2017 Carnival concerts, which run from Monday, October 2, 2017, until Saturday, October 14, 2017, are available to purchase online at www.bridgwatercarnival.org.uk. They can also be ordered from the…

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CARNIVAL: British Flag CC members have been flying the flag at new HQ site

CARNIVAL: British Flag CC members have been flying the flag at new HQ site

Posted: 13th March 2017
MEMBERS of the British Flag Carnival Club are still celebrating after getting council approval to go-ahead with plans to build a new shed. The shed will be used for cart-building operations at the old Westonzoyland airfield, although it was only given planning permission by Sedgemoor District Council’s development committee last Tuesday (March 7, 2017). The approval…

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