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The Wincanton Carnival AGM will be held tonight in the Sweetman Hall. The group is looking for more volunteers to help them continue staging this important annual town event. If you are interested in getting involved you are invited to attend tonight and meet the existing committee and volunteers.
On Friday 14th October Wincanton had its second carnival since a six year absence. Last year Wincanton won a trophy for the 'Best Carnival on the Wessex Circuit'. How does this year's measure up? Check out the full video, and find out who won the entry awards.
Just in case you missed last year's carnival, we've got a video of the whole thing. It'll give you an idea of what to expect this Friday! The Carnival committee is still in need of some help for Friday's event, so read on for some more information.
The 2016 Wincanton Carnival is less than a week away, and everything is gradually falling into place. For the safety of both the spectators and carnival entrants the Carnival committee has announced some typical road closures. Here's a full list, and a map of the procession for anyone who might need to plan ahead.
After last year's successful relaunch of the Wincanton Carnival, the Carnival committee is looking to recruit more volunteers to help share the repidly growing workload. Secretaries, judges, marshals and collectors are needed. Can you help?
The carnival committee has been working hard to raise the estimated £8,000 needed to run this year’s event. With around £5,500 already raised, a poker evening follows last night's bingo to help raise the balance needed.
After a six-year gap Wincanton Carnival is making a come-back, starting this Friday. The brand new Carnival team have worked hard during the past 12 months to revive a local tradition that dates back to 1985.
Could you be next carnival Royalty for Wincanton? Are you aged 5 years to 25 years? Wincanton Carnival Association is looking for royalty for Wincanton Carnival, which takes place on 16th October 2015.
The recently formed Wincanton Carnival fundraising team are launching a disco in an attempt to give 11 to 17 year olds a regular night out while raising awareness and much needed funds to bring the carnival back to the town.
Saturday saw what may be the last Wincanton Carnival Procession. With over 50 floats and teams and clubs from miles around, hundreds turned out to watch this exciting event.
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