Bridgwater Quayside Festival 2018 

Festival Programme 

Blake Gardens 

There will be free shows, family activities, food stalls, craft stalls, medieval games, archery, games, craft stalls, hula hooping, circus workshops, puppet shows and live music. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

Blake Museum 

Bridgwater’s historical museum is open with exhibitions of the Battle of Sedgemoor and Monmouth Rebellion. The Sedgemoor Exhibition will be open all day. Enjoy the cafe and shop with tea, coffees and ice cream. Learn more about the history of the town and the fascinating history and archaeology of the area.

Blake Statue / Fore St

There will be some fabulous street theatre,international Cyr Wheel, Mandinga Arts Carnival show, children’s summer carnival parade, music, shows and festival stalls.

Angel Place

Visit Angel place and watch the stunning performances and listen to jazz and street bands and enjoy street theatre visiting the centre throughout the day. 

Bridgwater Library 

All thing Circus – Make and Take some juggling balls, Learn to juggle and see the tallest man at the festival. There will be story telling and something for everyone to enjoy.

You will be able come into the library and make some juggling balls, learn to juggle and take them home.

Bridgwater Arts Centre 

Hosts Mandinga Arts funded by the Bridgwater Town Council as part of the Bridgwater Cultural Partnership. Mandinga performs their show Monkey Business and a carnival parade at 12noon and 4pm.

East Over 

Take a walk across the bridge and discover New Rd, a fabulous festival area. Come and enjoy music, activities and a great festival atmosphere and sample some fabulous traditional Portuguese food by Cafe Aveirense and delicious Greek food from the Acropolis

Open all day, come and experience some great music and a fabulous street party atmosphere

West Quay

The Quayside is the place to be and enjoy cafes, bar and music and linger a while sampling sounds and tastes in a maritime setting. West Quay records will host the Scooter DJ sets with 1960’s summer sounds.

Engine Room

Mine craft and the Bridgwater Trail more will be revealed soon ! Watch this space

Walkabout Acts 

Floral Vines and Wild Rose stilt street theatre decor the town, have a photo and upload them onto the festival face book page or twitter. Bets photo wins a cash prize!

The Living Statues, Mermaid, Long Tall stilt walkers and Floral Living statues catch them around the festival town centre locations

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