Bridgwater Quayside Festival

The Quayside Festival is on Saturday July 21st 11am to 5pm,  Bridgwater’s free outdoor summer festival in and around Bridgwater. The festival celebrates Bridgwater’s roots as a historic riverside port and Sedgemoor culture and diversity.

There will be live music, indoor and outdoor theatre, dance, circus and acrobatics, film, carnival, puppetry with performances from local and national artists. There are free workshops and activities to suit all the family. Enjoy local food and drink from local producers and local art and crafts stalls.

Follow the art trail along the quayside past traveling players. Watch Flotsam the Mermaid and Pirates navigate West Quay. enjoy bands and family activities, music and street theatre in the town centre and make your way to hidden parts of Bridgwater. Take part in a history walk and discover hidden Bridgwater.

Quayside festival is organised by Fuseperformance, funded by Arts Council England and organises Quayside on behalf of Sedgemoor District Council and supported by Bridgwater Town Council and the Bridgwater Cultural Partnership,

Fuseperformance Somerset Outdoor Arts company  has worked in Bridgwater for over the last 20 years programming and performing street theatre working with Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bridgwater Arts Centre, schools, youth and community groups creating events, circus projects, youth and community workshops, sculpture trails,  community lantern processions and outdoor spectacle shows.  Fuseperformance are  working with the Bridgwater Cultural Partnership: Bridgwater Town Council. Bridgwater Carnival, Bridgwater Library, Blake Museum, Bridgwater Arts Centre, Bridgwater and Taunton College, Sedgemoor FM, Engine Room, Mc Millan Theatre, Bridgwater Docks Gala, Angel Place who support the Bridgwater Quayside Festival.

 

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