Bridgwater is at the heart of Sedgemoor. The Bridgwater Quayside Festival celebrates culture, diversity and our communities.  Support us to help make the festival and community projects free and accessible for everyone to take part in.

The festival is free to attend but of course it’s far from free to produce. We run year-round projects that relies on funding and the generosity of our audiences and sponsors.

You can support in a variety of ways

  • Sponsor an artist, musician, performer, children or family activities, stage or festival area
  • Book a stall at the event or run an activity
  • Advertise in the festival guide
  • Donate on the day
  • Offer a one of donation or support in kind
  • Businesses contribute prizes, services or sponsorship
  • Contribute time and support by volunteering at the event and leading up to the festival.

Bridgwater Quayside Festival supports a variety of charities hosting charity stalls and activities at the event which help raise funds for charities and community groups:

Contact us if you would like to support the festival or any if the youth and community projects leading up to the festival.

T: 01458 259638 M: 07866771601


Thank you to Sedgemoor District Council for commissioning and funding the Bridgwater Quayside Festival.
Thank You to Arts Council England for supporting Fuse Somerset Outdoor Arts, festival organisers and supporting us to develop creative programmes and supporting artists, youth and community projects as part of the festival.
Thank you to the Bridgwater Town Council and their commitment to supporting BQF and their local communities.
Thank you to the Bridgwater Cultural Partners: Blake Museum, Bridgwater Library, Bridgwater Arts Centre, Bridgwater and Taunton College, Sedgemoor FM, Somerset Film, McMillan Theatre, Docks Festival and the Bridgwater Carnival for supporting the festival.

Thank you to you our audiences, local businesses and traders who support the festival and communities in Bridgwater to make this a summer spectacular event to remember and a free event for everyone to enjoy. Each year we are looking for help and support to help make this an annual event in the calendar for Bridgwater.

You can help by donating to the Bridgwater Quayside Festival by contacting us and also donate on the day into collection buckets after the shows to help keep the festival free, open and accessible to all.
Bridgwater Quayside Festival





The festival is commissioned by the Sedgemoor District Council  in partnership with EDF.