When is Burnham Carnival 2019?

PUBLISHED: 11:00 01 November 2019

Highway to Hell - Gremlins CC.       Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Highway to Hell - Gremlins CC. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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The biggest illuminated procession in the South West returns to Burnham next week.

Skullduggery - A&A CC.     

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSkullduggery - A&A CC. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Thousands of spectators are set to marvel at nearly 100 entries taking part in Burnham Carnival's parade, which follows Saturday's Bridgwater Carnival.

The second procession in Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnival Association's circuit promises visitors a spectacular night, and people can watch walking entries as well as a fleet of 100ft illuminated carnival carts advance through the town.

County cup winners in 2018 Marketeers CC, and the hugely successful Bridgwater group Gremlins CC will take part in the parade and are certain to catch the eye of the judges and the huge crowds.

Carts will gather along Queens Drive and Frank Foley Parkway on Sunday, and will be on display until Monday.

Winners of the 2018 county cup, Marketeers CC, with Consider Yourself Dickensian.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONWinners of the 2018 county cup, Marketeers CC, with Consider Yourself Dickensian. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Burnham Carnival will start at the B3140 roundabout, opposite Tesco's, on Monday at 7.30pm, and will finish in Marine Drive.

Highway to Hell - Gremlins CC.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONHighway to Hell - Gremlins CC. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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