CARNIVAL: Out Now! Pick up your FREE copy of the souvenir 2017 South Petherton Carnival newspaper

CARNIVAL: Out Now! Pick up your FREE copy of the souvenir 2017 South Petherton Carnival newspaper

Posted: 14th September 2017
THE first-ever South Petherton Carnival Souvenir Newspaper – produced in association with the Ilminster Press and Yeovil Press news/leisure websites – is available now to be picked-up for FREE in local outlets. The eight-page full-colour newspaper is packed with photographs from last Saturday’s (September 9, 2017) fun-filled South Petherton Carnival along with a report…

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CARNIVAL: Rain stays away as Carnival weaves its way through South Petherton

CARNIVAL: Rain stays away as Carnival weaves its way through South Petherton

Posted: 11th September 2017
THE annual South Petherton Carnival was another big success and organisers were thanking the powers-that-be that the parade was able to enjoy dry weather. After a week of rain the organisers were keeping their fingers crossed for better weather on Saturday (September 9, 2017) evening and their prayers were answered. The cavalcade of floats, masqueraders and majorettes…

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CARNIVAL: Get snapping Ilminster Majorettes and Chudley’s vehicle to win £50

Posted: 9th September 2017
SOUTH Somerset firm Chudley Moving and Shipping is holding a competition in conjunction with its support of five local Carnivals this year. Chudley, which is based at Ilton, has one of its vehicles accompanying the Ilminster Majorettes at South Petherton on Saturday (September 9, 2017), Wellington on Saturday, September 30, 2017, Ilminster on Saturday, October 7, 2017…

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CARNIVAL: Rain fails to wash away the smiles at family fun day

CARNIVAL: Rain fails to wash away the smiles at family fun day Photo 1

Posted: 4th September 2017
THE rain may have washed out the majority of South Petherton Carnival’s family fun day on Sunday (September 3, 2017) but it did not wash away the smiles of those that were there. Many of the activities and attractions planned for the fun day at the South Petherton Recreation Ground were cancelled or pulled out because of the weather. But there was still a few things…

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CARNIVAL: Rural Ascot gets Carnival Week off to a galloping start

CARNIVAL: Rural Ascot gets Carnival Week off to a galloping start

Posted: 4th September 2017
AROUND £950 was raised for South Petherton Carnival funds on Saturday (September 2, 2017) with a fun-filled horse racing night at the award-winning Brewers Arms. The annual event once again kicked-off a week-long build-up to the actual Carnival Night on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Punters piled on the cash during the race night knowing that all money would go back to…

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CARNIVAL: Great week of events in South Petherton

CARNIVAL: Great week of events in South Petherton

Posted: 30th August 2017
A PACKED week of fun-filled events is planned in the run-up to the annual South Petherton Carnival. The week will get underway at the Brewers Arms in St James Street, South Petherton, on Saturday (September 2, 2017) with a fun race night from 8pm. Then on Sunday (September 3, 2017) there will be the annual family fun day at the South Petherton Recreation Ground from 1pm…

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CARNIVAL: Consortium of Carnivals unite to beat street peddlers

CARNIVAL: Consortium of Carnivals unite to beat street peddlers

Posted: 29th August 2017
FOURTEEN Carnival towns in Somerset are joining forces this autumn to combat the rapid expansion of the large group of street traders who invade their streets during Carnival parades. These pedlars seldom contribute anything towards the running costs of the festivities and Carnival organisers have serious concerns that the public mistakenly assume that they are…

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CARNIVAL: Organisers move a step closer to Carnival Park goal for South Somerset

CARNIVAL: Organisers move a step closer to Carnival Park goal for South Somerset

Posted: 10th July 2017
EXCITING plans to create a £300,000 Carnival Park on the outskirts of Ilminster are moving full steam ahead. It is only two-and-a-half years since it was first mooted about creating a centre where Carnival clubs within the South Somerset Federation could build their colourful carts and entries. But the Carnival Park Management Committee has worked tirelessly and has now…

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CARNIVAL: Duck race thriller at South Petherton

CARNIVAL: Duck race thriller at South Petherton

Posted: 16th April 2017
FUNDS for the annual South Petherton Carnival were boosted thanks to the ever-popular Duck Race on Easter Sunday (April 16, 2017) which proved another exciting event which pulled the community together. People of all ages gathered at the start at Hele Lane where around 700 plastic yellow ducks were released down the stream. Local firefighters were on hand to give some…

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CARNIVAL: Easter quiz night for South Petherton Carnival

CARNIVAL: Easter quiz night for South Petherton Carnival

Posted: 15th April 2017
FUNDS for the annual South Petherton Carnival will be boosted on Sunday (April 16, 2017) with an Easter Quiz Night. The quiz takes place at the award-winning Brewers Arms pub in South Petherton from 8.30pm and it will cost just £2 per person to enter with a prize for the winning team. All proceeds will be put towards the coffers for organising the annual South Petherton…

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