27th – 28th July 2019

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Welcome to the Watchet Carnival Website


Upcoming Events

Watchet Wheelbarrow Race

May 26th 2019 | The Esplanade

Watchet's wackiest, funniest, amazing creatively entertaining, crowd pleasing, spectacular 'Circuit de Watchet'  wheelbarrow race.  Race starts at 2.00 p.m on the Esplanade with grid action from noon. Minute by minute wheelie action. …

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, …

Don’t just Watchet, be it!

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


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1 day ago

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We announced earlier in the year that Watchet Carnival was evolving to a two day event and have planned a breathtaking spectacular weekend; reinvigorating new life and excitement into being a part of our town's annual celebration. We want this year’s Carnival to “WOW” and be the talk of the town and beyond.

Countdown to carnival is well underway and we hope that many more groups, organisations,schools, businesses, individuals, friends, families and as many people far and wide are able to participate, enrich and enjoy this community get-together.

Remember Carnival is what YOU make it. 😍🤩🥳😃
Your parade entry can be as simple or creative as you like.

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5 days ago

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We have kindly been given some fancy dress costumes. If you need a costume for your carnival parade entry (Saturday 27th July) please get in touch to see what is available.🙂 Email: info@watchetcarnival.co.uk. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Two weeks to go before our next popular carnival fundraiser - Wheelbarrow Race on Sunday 26th May.
Did you know that decorated wheelbarrows make a perfect carnival float entry. Your wonderful creations would make a marvellous colourful display in the Carnival procession on Saturday, 27th July. 🎉
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Stuck for an idea for carnival day... look out side the box! ... See MoreSee Less

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