Read the story of Carnival week as it unfolded here

Monday 3rd

Lighting of the beacon.

Free hot chocolate from 5.30pm

Lighting at 6pm

Thursday 6th

Brian's Bingo at Crowshute house

Doors open 7pm - eyes down 7.30

Raffle & Refreshments available

Buy your tickets online

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Friday 7th

1st Prize £20 and a Voucher

2nd prize £10

3rd prize £5

Please ring to book

PS - you are welcome to bring your own chess board.

Window Dressing Competition

Vote online for your favourite shop window.

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Spot the Wrong-Un

Running from the 1st to 10th October.

Can you & your family spot the wrong items in the shop windows of Chard?

The entry forms will be in the programme and return on completion to Emerys for the chance of winning a great prize.

Mon - Friday

Between 9 and 1pm

Come and seee Jean outside the Guild Hall and get your raffle tickets and programmes.

Carnival day 2022

Follow the Carnival Commitee as it makes it way through Carnival Day

Live updates.

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Saturday 8th October - Chard Carnival Day

Welcome to the Greatest show on Earth.

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Children's Carnival info

Starts at Midday at Manor Court School

Ends at Mill Stream car park


Evening Carnival Info

The Carnival starts at 19:30 from Millfield opposite to C&D from the Numatic Gate.

Parking info

Road closures

Please scroll down the page - For road closure information.

Order of Procession

Featuring 67 entries, Please see the order of procession.

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Teaser page

See who is appearing this year, get a fun fact or little hint!

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4 easy ways to donate to carnival

Read our blog post, on the 4 easy ways to ensure the future of Chard Carnival.

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Road Closures

See what roads are closed on Carnival Day + Car park information.

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Royalty 2022

Carnival Royalty 2022 raising a massive £2034.94

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Putting the bunting up

Read how the Chard Carnival Committee spent part of an evening in High Street

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