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Carnival Time!

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Somerset’s carnivals are world famous, Bridgwater the biggest carnival event takes place on the first Saturday of November each year. It is recognised by most as Europe’s largest illuminated event.  It also is home to ‘Squibbing’ and for more information about the traditions of the carnival click here. Squibbing traditions are thought to go back as far as the 1600′s and on Saturday over 180 people took part in Bridgwater’s Squibbing.

bridgwater squibbing 2014
bridgwater squibbing 2014