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Highbridge and Burnham Carnival 2013: As it happened
This live event has finished
- Thousands lined the streets of this year's carnival
- Procession kicked off 7.30pm opposite Tesco in Love Lane
- Carnival-goers had a chilly but dry night out on the route
A real fun evening at Burnham-On-Sea Carnival. Great floats #Carts , great atmosphere, and a lot of........lightbulbs !— @kev_doble 04 November 2013
Lush night at burnham on sea carnival <3 cant wait to jump into bed tho! #sotired #socold— @maria_birbeck 04 November 2013
A PROTEGEE from Lucy Gunter Dance Centre swirls in gold:
A BLAZE of light from Ramblers Carnival Club:
MORE Emerald Isle-inspired delights from Hill View Carnival Club:
A SHOT of Hill View Carnival Club in action:
The Carnival hit Highbridge & Burnham tonight, this float gets my vote!!! http://t.co/k0d1HEZ1LQ— @stevehains8 04 November 2013
Love a carnival...spectacular #burnham— @JMarshalsea 04 November 2013
VIDEO: Lime Kiln Carnival Club takes spectators back to the Gold Rush -
VIDEO: The Emerald Isle lands in Burnham -
VIDEO: A real flash of colour -
Wow Burnham on sea & highbridge carnival is amazing with the most amazing floats this is a must see event— @vince_heath 04 November 2013
VIDEO: Renegades Carnival Club with 'Voodika':
No offence Prestwich, but when it comes to carnivals Burnham on Sea knocks your socks off http://t.co/B5EvhIyoSq— @richardbaum 04 November 2013
Here we go then.... Carnival number 2!!!! #cold #letsgetreadyrumble— @Gemini_CC 04 November 2013
There's no doubt about it - HBOS 2013 is one hell of a spectacle:
VIDEO: A truly demonic and dramatic show:
Here we go then. #Wolfpack http://t.co/ZzLyP1QgHu— @MarketeersCC 04 November 2013
VIDEO: Excitement builds as the Highbridge and Burnham Carnival procession gets underway:
Burnham carnival tonight... Haven't been for about 10 years woohoo 👍— @rosieb94 04 November 2013
A map of the procession route, courtesy of Highbridge and Burnham Carnival:
Starting in Love Lane opposite Tesco, the procession will wend its way to the Esso filling station, along Manor Road, left into Victoria Street, through the High Street, then along Marine Drive to the dispersal point.
Give BARB's crews a cheer during tonight's Burnham-On-Sea Carnival - our hovercrafts are near the start of the parade!— @barbhovercraft 04 November 2013
PEOPLE attempting to travel to Burnham Carnival from Bridgwater this evening are experiencing severe delays following a crash on the A39 at Dunball.
Police are directing traffic at the scene of the incident, which is understood to have involved a collision between a flat-bed lorry and another vehicle.
Drivers are advised to leave extra time for their journeys.
Star Dust Majorettes Would like to wish ALL carnival clubs and participants at Burnham Carnival tonight the best... http://t.co/9odejdtIP8— @StardustMaj 04 November 2013
Whoop de whoop whoop! Nearly at Burnham On Sea ready to watch #BurnhamCarnival #Carnival #ilovecarnival #somersetcarnivals— @crazywithtwins 04 November 2013
Hate to say it cos I'm from weston but carnival in burnham is always the best!!— @hilly263 04 November 2013
Burnham's Carnival tonight! SO excited! It's gonna be cold though!! Light'll warm us as the carts go by!!! #BurnhamOnSea #somerset— @samneeclogg 04 November 2013
And they're ready! Gorgons Carnival Club are off to Burnham! Always happy to help @TheSwan http://t.co/K1BpEZozXz— @TheSwanWedmore 04 November 2013
THE magic of carnival arrives in Burnham tonight.
The Somerset County Guy Fawkes circuit kicked off in tremendous style in Bridgwater on Saturday night.
Highbridge and Burnham Carnival is the second of the circuit's seven processions.
The procession begins at 7.30pm opposite Tesco in Love Lane, and takes the following route: To the Esso filling station, then Manor Road, left into Victoria Street, through High Street, along Marine Drive to the dispersal point.
Keep a close eye out for youngsters from Burnham's Hillview Junior Carnival Club.
Their entry is called Luck of the Irish.
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