Bridgwater Carnival

Bridgwater's famous carnival - held on a Saturday for the first time in years - had 117 entries, including more than 50 illuminated carts. Each one is up to 100ft long with up to 25,000 lights.

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Fireworks in Bridgwater ahead of carnival

Bridgwater Carnival last year. Credit: ITV Westcountry

A fireworks display will take place in Bridgwater later ahead of the annual Guy Fawkes Carnival. The event is organised by Bridgwater Town Council and Sedgemoor District Council.

The Carnival will take place on a Saturday for the first time in years to make it more accessible to families. And there'll also be a fairground at St Matthews Field.

Bridgwater fireworks to start Guy Fawkes Carnival with a bang

Fireworks display Credit: PA

A fireworks display will be held in Bridgwater tonight [Friday] to prepare the town for the annual Guy Fawkes Carnival.

The Carnival will take place tomorrow for the first time in years to make it more accessible to families

There'll also be a fairground at St Matthews Field.

The event is organised by Bridgwater Town Council and Sedgemoor District Council.