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December 2017

Film of the decades DVD - 75 of the best carts over the last five decades - only £10.  A great carnival Christmas present! Email for order form.

Also for your Christmas list, 2017 official carnival DVDs are available:

Burnham-on-Sea (

North Petherton (

Glastonbury (

September 2017

CISPP will once again be live broadcasting a short sequence of approximately 30 minutes at the following 2017 carnivals: Burnham-on-Sea, North Petherton and Glastonbury via the live CISPP carnival TV button on the homepage of this website.


July 2017

CISPP have produced a new extended and updated DVD celebrating five decades of the Somerset illuminated carnivals.  Featuring around 75 magnificent carts compiled from archive footage from official videos and DVDs, this updated and revised DVD shows the most innovative, memorable and iconic carts seen in our carnivals, including tableau, feature, comic feature and juvenile entries.  To order a copy contact  It costs just £10 for 2 hours of arguably the best illuminated carnival carts in the world!

April 2017

CISPP are organising their first social fundraising event on Saturday 8th April, 8pm til late, Caryford Hall, Castle Cary.  The evening is live music by Dorset based Mustang Sally and bar provided by Cary Comedians.  Tickets are £10 to include a Ploughmans.

February 2017

Film of the Decades, Iconic Carts has been updated to include Iconic Carts of the last 50 years.  Narrative by Andrew Tallon.  Pre-order your copy £10 and P+P from

September 2015

An exciting new venture, live streaming of carnival. Funding by Heritage Lottery Fund click here for the full press release.

July 2015

Bridgwater Carnival has produced an online entry form for entering all of the Somerset Guy Fawkes Carnivals

One application and just tick which carnivals you will be attending. A step forward to helping with form filling !

May 2015

Unfortunately, Yeovil Carnival Committee have decided to call it a day after trying to resurrect their Carnival.