27th – 28th July 2019

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Welcome to the Watchet Carnival Website


Upcoming Events

2019 Carnival Queen Competition

June 29th 2019 | Watchet Football Club

Our "Carnival Royalty" is an integral part of our Carnival tradition and a wonderful opportunity to be involved in and promote your community and represent your town. Its free to …

Drag Queen Competition

July 6th 2019 | The West Somerset Hotel

A fun evening of glitz and glam to determine who will win the title of Watchet Carnival Drag Queen 2019 and take their place in the carnival procession on Saturday, …


July 27th 2019 - July 28th 2019 | Watchet Area

WATCHET IS THE PLACE TO BE ON CARNIVAL WEEKEND - 27TH TO 28TH JULY 2019 SPREAD THE WORD. We announced earlier in the year that Watchet Carnival was evolving to …

Don’t just Watchet, be it!

Get your Watchet Carnival Parade 2019 Entry Form and start planning now!


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Only Watchet and Porlock are the last two West Somerset towns to host such events.

Planning the day happens is in place and all arranged, now it’s down to you, your group of friends, work mates, sports team etc to make it happen by participating to entertain, show off , get your group noticed, make people laugh and smile.

Don’t Watch it , be it!

Fancy dress? Go big or go home 🤙
From Mario and Luigi through to unicorns and dinosaurs, we've got bold outfits to suit any occasion.
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5 days ago

Watchet Carnival

Looking forward to meeting you both at Watchet Carnival Fete 12-5 p.m. on Sunday, 28th July 🦖🙂2 years ago today I met Raptor, what a wonderful 2 years it’s been!
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6 days ago

Watchet Carnival

Saturday, 29th June at Watchet Football Club will determine our 2019 Carnival Royalty and we look forward to meeting aspiring carnival queens and royal attendants on the night. Many have grown up with carnival and long may this tradition continue. It is a wonderful opportunity and honour to be chosen to lead the carnival. We wish all candidates good luck.

Watchet Carnival would like to say a big thank you to Alisha, and hope that her year as Carnival Queen was fun, exciting and a wonderful experience. We very much appreciate your passion and dedication. Thank you.
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3 weeks ago

Watchet Carnival

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3 weeks ago

Watchet Carnival

Let's make it happen! Your Carnival is You, and You, and You. Time to celebrate our wonderful town and community and get the party📣 started for an awesome weekend from Saturday, 27th July by joining in the parade and activities and enjoying all the entertainment on the Esplanade and in our local pubs and clubs, to more fun and action on Fete Day, Sunday 28th July.

We can plan it - you can make it! 🤩😃

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