Category: community

Hidden Voices ‘Anti Slavery’ Day

Hidden Voices Bridgwater was set up to raise awareness of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Globally there are around 50 million people held in Modern Slavery with around 150 thousand of those being in the UK. Hidden Voices attend community events and offer training for those wishing to learn about Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and […]

Town Council Warm Rooms are Back for the Winter

As the colder weather draws nearer and the community will once again be badly affected by high food prices and fuel poverty, Bridgwater Town Council has decided to re-run our popular ‘warm space’ from the Town Hall starting from Tuesday October 17th and going on through to the end of March 2024. Town Council Community […]

‘Born in the Wheel of a Wagon: Life & Leisure on the Road’

Join us for an hour on Thursday 28th September at 6pm at the Engine Room to hear co-curators Yvette Staelens & Avril Silk talk about their exhibition:‘Born in the Wheel of a Wagon: Life & Leisure on the Road’ currently showing in the windows and cafeì of the Engine Room. This special display is timed to coincide with the […]

Victoria Park Annual Summer Fair

Sunday 11th June saw the 9th annual summer fair at Victoria Park Bridgwater. Running from 12 noon till 4 pm this popular event  featured the usual stalls and activities inside and outside the community centre and across the park  but this year also included a large element of live music curtesy of the SEED SEDGEMOOR […]

A Local Pantry for Victoria

Valentines Day 2023 had an extra special message of hope for the people of Bridgwater as today the new local Pantry at Victoria Park Community Centre opened its doors for its first trial run through. Staffed by volunteers the actual launch day for Pantry members will be on Tuesday 28th February. Ward councillor Liz Marsh […]