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Cult Experience 4, Bridgwater Carnival

Think Vegas meets Rio, on wheels, in the sticks.

Cult Experience 4
Name: Bridgwater Carnival
Place: Bridgwater, Somerset
Plot: 163 pulsating neon works of art parade through the streets at Europe’s largest illuminated carnival to raise cash for local causes, detonate king-size fireworks and bag one of 53 trophies up for grabs.
www.bridgwatercarnival.org.uk

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