Members of the Chard Carnival committee met on a very wet evening to marshal the road closures for the Christmas lights switch on at the Guildhall in Chard. The road closures came in just after 5.30pm.
6.15pm - A little trip in to town
People were starting to arrive
Jason kindly was making hot drinks for the members manning the road closures
6.30pm - The Santa Float arrived
Just before 7pm The Big man was ready to go!
Found the Mini town crier and the mace bearer by the pub!
The majorettes were on the go
Jason getting a selfie with Santa
15 minutes to go now.
7.30pm the lights get switched on
The last picture of the brilliant Chard Royalty this year. (Sorry about the quality)
A look at outside at 745pm
And Holyrood Street
At 7.55 the roads were re-opened
The committee members met back at the Guildhall looking rather wet!
And the last picture as always has to go to Zoe!
The Carnival Committee is doing their bit to ensure the future of Chard Carnival.
Please make sure you do yours!
- Save your change for when Santa does his rounds and throw in the collecting buckets.
- Donate as little as £3 online here