Bridgwater Quayside Festival 2018
Pick up a festival programme from the Bridgwater Library, Bridgwater Arts Centre or at the festival at Blake Garden festival information.
There will be free shows, live music, 35ft Pliosaur Cinema, aerial circus shows, hula hooping, circus workshops, puppet shows, medieval games, archery, family arts activities and food stalls. There is something for everyone to enjoy!
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. Outside in the park is our 35ft Pliosaur Cinema and why not visit the palaeontology exhibition in the museum.
Blake Statue / Fore St
There will be some fabulous street theatre,international Cyr Wheel, Mandinga Arts Carnival show, children’s summer carnival parade at 1pm, live music, House of Funk, street theatre shows and festival stalls.
Visit Angel place and watch the stunning performances and listen to Sedgemoor FM, and enjoy street theatre visiting the centre throughout the day.
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.
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
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.
Mine craft and the Bridgwater Trail more will be revealed soon ! Watch this space
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. Best 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