Bridgwater Quayside Festival Programme 2019 coming soon 

We are busy planning behind the scenes if you would like to get involved email  

Festival Locations

The Festival take place throughout the town centre in nine different locations indoors and out. Make sure you take the opportunity to experience and visit each site a new, take a photo and upload your own photo onto the festival face book page or twitter #BQF19. Best photo wins a cash prize!

Blake Gardens 

Free shows, live music,  children and family activities, stalls, food and drinks. Blake Gardens host the aerial acrobatics shows,  hula hooping, circus workshops, puppet shows, medieval games, archery,  family arts activities and food stalls. 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

This is the place to watch some fabulous shows, House of Funk, street theatre shows and festival stalls.

Angel Place

Visit Angel place and enjoy street theatre visiting the centre throughout the day. 

Bridgwater Library 

Explore and Discover   There will be something for everyone to enjoy celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first man on the moon.


Bridgwater Arts Centre 

The Bridgwater Arts Centre based  in Castle St is the longest running arts centre in the UK, first funded by Arts Council England. More will be revealed soon ! Watch this space

East Over 

Take a walk across the bridge toward the bus station 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 music with their summer sounds.

Engine Room

Somerset Film at the Engine Room is based in the High st, they bring people and technology together to create, innovate and empower communities. More will be revealed soon ! Watch this space

Walkabout Acts 

See some curious creations by the festival artistes and catch them around the festival locations. Spot the mermaid along West Quay, stilt walkers and living statues. Upload your own photo onto the festival face book page or twitter #BQF19. Best photo wins a cash prize!


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