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It's Wincanton Carnival tomorrow!

Thu 12 Oct '17, 20:05
By John Smith
It's Wincanton Carnival tomorrow!

Tomorrow is C-Day! The 2017 Wincanton Carnival will start at 7:30pm, Friday 13th October. What could go wrong? This year, Wincanton spectators will see fifty entries including five full sized floats, and the weather forecast ain't so bad either.

Wincanton Carnival AGM tonight: new volunteers needed

Wed 18 Jan '17, 16:08
By John Smith
Wincanton Carnival AGM tonight: new volunteers needed

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.

Wincanton Carnival 2016 VIDEO

Mon 31 Oct '16, 18:45
By John Smith
Wincanton Carnival 2016 <small style='color: blue;'>VIDEO</small>

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.

A Look Back at Wincanton Carnival 2015 VIDEO

Mon 10 Oct '16, 21:52
By John Smith
A Look Back at Wincanton Carnival 2015 <small style='color: blue;'>VIDEO</small>

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.

Road Closures for Wincanton Carnival this Friday

Sun 9 Oct '16, 17:52
By John Smith
Road Closures for Wincanton Carnival this Friday

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.

This Year's Carnival Needs Your Help!

Thu 25 Aug '16, 18:13
By John Smith
This Year's Carnival Needs Your Help!

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?

Poker Evening to Continue Fundraising Effort for Wincanton Carnival 2016

Thu 11 Aug '16, 12:06
By John Smith
Poker Evening to Continue Fundraising Effort for Wincanton Carnival 2016

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.

Wincanton Carnival Returns This Friday

Tue 13 Oct '15, 16:19
By John Smith
Wincanton Carnival Returns This Friday

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.

Wincanton Carnival is Looking for Local Royalty!

Mon 2 Mar '15, 18:40
By Jazmine Radford
Wincanton Carnival is Looking for Local Royalty!

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.

Wincanton Carnival to Launch Teenagers' Disco

Sat 20 Dec '14, 09:10
By Tracey Seager
Wincanton Carnival to Launch Teenagers' Disco

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.

Pictures from Wincanton Carnival 2009

Tue 17 Nov '09, 19:16
By John Baxter
Pictures from Wincanton Carnival 2009

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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