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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Carnival update

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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