This weekend tens of thousands of people packed the streets of Bridgwater for the carnival.
For the first time the event was moved from a Friday to a Saturday night in the hope of bringing in bigger crowds. And it seems the move worked.
This year the street charity collection raised more than 24 and a half thousand pounds. That's up almost three and a half thousand pounds on last year
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