Save Chard Carnival

25 01 2016

Chard Carnival Collection 2015

13 10 2015

Well done Chard! The total collected at this year’s Carnival was £3,510 and together with funds contributed in pre-Carnival events means that local Groups and Charities will benefit from your generosity.
When all this is collected and bills paid we will be distributing this year’s donations.
It seems to get harder and more expensive to run public events but I hope you will agree with me that this hard work and effort by Clubs, individuals and the Carnival Committee produced another successful Chard Carnival.
It’s so good to see the whole Town coming together to celebrate a unique Somerset event.
The Carnival Committee will be meeting soon.
Any new volunteers will always be welcome to help organize the Carnival and keep this tradition going.
Once again , many thanks to all who either took part or worked in the background to produce Carnival 2015.

Andy Chant
Chairman, Chard Carnival Committee

Chard & District Carnival 2015 Draw Prize LIst

13 10 2015

Chard & District Carnival

Draw Prize List

1. HENRY NUMATIC VACUUM CLEANER              0782 T. Harris
3. £100 CASH                                                          1875 M. Pike
4. NIGHTS STAY AT HORNSBURY MILL £165       3122 R. Cline
5. WOOKEY HOLE 1 FAMILY TICKET                    1175 B.M.Harris
8. SEAQUARIUM 1 FAMILY TICKET                       1833 J. Frecknell
10. YEOVIL TOWN FC 1 TICKETS                           3010 Mrs House
11. TOP WOMAN PERFUME                                    3211 Wheaton
12. £20 SAINSBURY VOUCHER                              0273 M Watts
13. BODY WASH                                                      1704 B Long
14. MINK THROW                                                   1586 L. Mason
15. ASSORTED PET TOYS                                     2360 Julia H
16. OTTER NURSERIES.£5 GIFT VOUCHER          0268 M. Watts
17. 2016 DIARY                                                       0596 M. Needs

All Prizes can be collected from The Chard Garden Centre Cuttisford Door Chard Somerset. From Tomorrow.

A BIG THANK YOU to every one who sponsored the Draw supplying prizes and thank you to every one who bought raffle tickets.

Many Thanks
Andy Chant
Chard Carnival Committee Chairman..

Spot the Worng-Un Competition

4 10 2015

Take part in the Spot the Wrong-Un competition for free this Carnival Week! Many of the shops in town have put something in display in their windows which doesn’t normally go there. Fill in the entry form (Spot-the-Wrong-Un-2015) and return it to the Guildhall, Chard. Whoever finds as many of the Wrong-Uns wins a prize!.

The competition runs 3rd – 10th October 2015. Please return forms to the Guildhall on or before Monday 12th October. Entrants must be aged 18 years or under.

Good Luck!

Chard Carnival Royalty Crowning. 10/09/2015

10 09 2015

Tonight at The Lordlaeze Hotel. The Carnival Royalty were crowned by the Mayor Dave Bulmer. Helping with the proceeding
were The Town Cr yer Stuart Cumming and Carnival Princess Coordinator Shirley Chant. Also present was last years Miss Chard Chelsie Bale and Carnival Princess Mia Watson. The Chairman Andy Chant thanked Abi and Amy Winter and Ellie Lacey for all there hard work in raising a fantastic amount of money, this will go a long way in securing the future of Chard Carnival. Also present was the Royalty sponsors. Who were thanked by the Chairman for there continued support.

Spillers Of Chard, Razooks Hairdressers,Martin Smith Photography, Sues Flowers, Chard Garden Center,Stokers Of Chard, Smart Cars.
Lord Leaze Hotel

Photos Courtesy Of Martin Smith Photography.

Old Town Roadworks will not affect Carnival 2015

10 09 2015

After meeting with the Highways Agency and those conducting the roadworks in Old Town, Chard we can confirm there will be no changes to the route or road closures for Carnival Night.
We have been assured that the roadworks on the section within the Carnival route will be finished by 10th October or if not finished the road surface will be made usable and all roadwork equipment/barriers will be removed.
Everything will go ahead as planned and we are keeping up communication with the Highways Agency.
I look forward to seeing you all there on Carnival night!

Carnival Skittles Competition

11 06 2015

Carnival Skittles 2015 PosterCome join us at our Skittles Competition at the Happy Return for the weekend 19th – 21st June, it’s £2.50 for 9 balls with the highest total score winning. We have £100 cash prize fund to split between the highest scoring players!


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