Bridgwater Quayside Festival @ Home 2020 17th to 19th July

The countdown to the virtual Bridgwater Quayside Festival begins!

Visit  to view the virtual programme and tune in on the days of the festival! Follow and set your alerts to @BQuaysidefest and @FuseOutdoorArts  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Subscribe to the You Tube Channel to enjoy the festival over the weekend.  Fuse Somerset Outdoor Arts  This much-loved festival will be virtual over the weekend of Friday 17th to Sunday 19th, July. There will be a mix of virtual shows and performances, music and dance, exclusive footage and interviews, pop up art exhibitions, digital statues. Join in the creative workshops and the Festival quiz. Enjoy the family activities.

Fraser Rucksack

The festival weekend starts with:

Festival Quiz night on Friday 17th July 7pm

Festival Day on Saturday 18th July starting with creative workshops and pop up interactive digital  delights from 11am and local and visiting artists, musicians and performers in shows and performances throughout the afternoon.

Bridgwater goes ‘International’ on Sunday 19th July 7pm top 9pm- a celebration of Bridgwater’s Twin Towns. For more information click here or join their facebook site here.

2020 -A Virtual Festival

Discover Bridgwater Quayside Festival in a whole new light as you journey around this virtual festival. There will be a selection of events that will run for the duration of the festival and leading up to the festival. So, you can take part at any time that suits you. Take part in dance, recycled arts and singing. Enjoy stories and poetry from the Bridgwater Library.  Look out for the Fourth Plinth from Somerset Film and the virtual art gallery hosted by the Bridgwater Arts Centre. These will all be online.

Madam Zucchinni

Get ready and pitch up your tent, put up your flags, take part and create your own festival. It is about YOU this year in your own homes.

Enjoy the festival.

We can’t wait for 2021 when we will be allowed to join you live and remember, as soon as you are able, to support and help Bridgwater and its shops and businessess to flourish and prosper.

Date for your diaries BQF2021:  July 10th, 2021

Stay safe and keep well. Practice safe social distancing. Host a festival party with members of your own household and send us your favourite shots and keep chatting digitally. Please follow current Government guidelines that we will post on our website for that weekend.

Bridgwater singer songwriter Claude Sandiford

Festival organiser Sally Mann says “A HUGE Thanks to Arts Council England and the National Lottery supporting Fuse Somerset Outdoor Arts with emergency funding to support our work across Somerset and our new digital online work. And to Sedgemoor District Council and Bridgwater Town Council and the Bridgwater Cultural Partners that support the Bridgwater Quayside Festival. We are very grateful for everyone’s continuing support. We hope you enjoy the virtual festival even if we can’t be together, we can still join each other online virtually celebrating and supporting each other whilst we are all under lockdown and into recovery post Covid19.”