03/10/22 - 6pm the Lighting of the beacon,
The committee arrived just after 4.30pm and started to set up.
Shortly after it started to rain a bit!
Claire, Zoe and Scott soon were busy preparing the Hot Chocolate
Meet Bertie - Jean's best carnival buddy.
Shortly after 5.15pm - The first people who braved the weather came for a hot chocolate
Sophie the junior town crier came prepared
Just before 6pm, it had stopped raining and we had a bit of a crowd
6pm Sophie started the proceedings with a little poem
6pm the beacon was lit
Zoe, Jean and Scott took a well-deserved breather.
The Carnival Committee is doing their bit to ensure the future of Chard Carnival.
Please make sure you do yours!
- Save your change for the collections on carnival night
- Come to our Cash bingo - Thursday 6th October - Click here for details
- Enter our monthly draw the 100 club here
- Donate as little as £3 online here