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Weston-super-Mare Carnival

Type:Carnival

Various Locations, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1NA
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Weston-super-Mare Carnival

About

Stunning illuminations will light up the night sky above Weston-super-Mare on Friday 9th November when the popular carnival returns to town.

More than 140 illuminated floats, marching bands, fancy dress walkers and entertainers will wind their way through the town on Friday 10th November 2017. Thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Weston and line the streets to see the annual procession.

Carnival Route

The route has changed this year due to road layout changes around Alexandra Parade. The carnival will start at Frances Fox way onto Alfred Street, along the Boulevard, Seafront and finishes along Carlton Street.

Carnival programmes are available from the Visitor Information Centre. The centre will be open from 10am - 4pm on Friday 10th November.

Car Parking

North Somerset Council will be operating a car park on the Beach Lawns from 10am. Charges are £5 all day. There is limited disabled parking spaces available to view the carnival.

Carnival Route

The route has changed this year due to road layout changes around Alexandra Parade. The carnival will start at Frances Fox way onto Alfred Street, along the Boulevard, Seafront and finishes along Carlton Street.

Carnival programmes are available from the Visitor Information Centre. The centre will be open from 10am - 4pm on Friday 10th November.

Road Closures

Please note the following town centre road closures from 6pm. These roads need to be vehicle-free for the carnival to take place:

• Francis Fox Way

• Locking Road

• Regent Street

• Alfred Street

• Baker Street (to Jubilee Road junction) – for emergency access

• The Boulevard

• Waterloo Street

• South Parade

• Knightstone Road (South Parade to Royal Parade)

• Royal Parade

• Marine Parade

• Beach Road

• Carlton Street

• Walliscote Grove Road

• Walliscote Road (Walliscote Grove Road to Station Road)

• Station Road

• Hildesheim Bridge (parking restrictions on Sunnyside Road North).

Coach Parking - Advice for Coach Drivers

Locking Road Coach Park will beclosed from Monday 6 November up to and including Saturday 11 November. Limited coach parking is available at Madeira Car Park (BS23 2HA). On Friday 10 November official coach parking for the carnival is on Marine Parade (BS23 1BE). Click here to view the map. Coach parking on Marine Parade will be available from 12 noon. Please follow directional signage from Junction 21 and Junction 22, M5. Charges apply. No other coach parking is available in the Weston-super-Mare.

On arrival an official will collect your parking fee:

 £35 (Coaches)

£15 (Mini Buses)

The fee goes to carnival charity funds. You will be given a receipt and directed to your parking position. 

Permit Only Parking

‘On Route’ parking on the promenade is reserved strictly for permit holders only.

£40 for mini-buses of 16 seats or under

£110 for coaches over 17 seats

Parking in this restricted area will not be allowed until 4pm, or until allowed by officials. No access will be available after 6pm so please arrive early. Permits must be displayed. Permits allow parking in the general coach parking area until it’s time to transfer. Important: No coaches will be allowed on the promenade surface unless the operator has a ‘spill kit’ or absorbent matting. Vehicles with oil leaks will be refused entry by North Somerset Council who will do inspections on the day.

Permits are only available in advance from:

Brian Coombes/Terry Gilbert

North Somerset Enterprise Agency Ltd

The Hive

6 Beaufighter Road

Weston-super-Mare

BS24 8EE

01934 418 118

terry.gilbert@nsea.biz

www.northsomersetcarnival.co.uk

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Opening Times

2018 Carnival (9 Nov 2018)
DayTimes
Friday19:15

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