Category: Internationalist

‘Racism Stops With Me’ event on Zoom this weekend

Racism, prejudice and hostility still have an impact on the lives of many people who live in Somerset. The Bridgwater Together Group and Somerset Diverse Communities are inviting people to share their experiences of racism and prejudice. We believe it’s important to talk about how institutional racism creeps into the educational curriculum, how racism affects […]

Twinning Evening on Zoom Sunday 19th July

Bridgwater has 6 twin towns. La Ciotat in France, Homberg in Germany, Uherske Hradists in the Czech Republic, Marsa in Malta, Priverno in Italy and Camacha on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Each year, at the same time as the Quayside Festival, all the twinners get together for a weeklong celebration of internationalism culminating in […]

When All This Is Over….

‘When All This Is Over’ – What are our  hopes for the future after the pandemic? Bridgwater Together is hostiong a live event – this Saturday 6th June – 6pm on Zoom. This will be the 3rd in the series of Zoom ‘get togethers’ organised by Bridgwater Together and will include informal reflections, anecdotes, stories, […]

‘Bridgwater Together’ Hosts Live Digital Event This Saturday 18th April

Bridgwater Together is an important annual event celebrating the Somerset town’s vibrant cultural diversity through music, food, story-telling, dance, film and information sharing. Every year it takes place in October but due to Covid-19 lockdown we decided to organise additional digital event in April. The Internet provides us with unique opportunities to continue our work […]

Top Madeiran Chamber Choir to visit Somerset

In 2019 Bridgwater twinned with the  town of Camacha on the Portuguese island of Madeira. As part of that visit the Mayor, Tony Heywood, was accompanied by the 40 strong Voice of the People Community Choir who took part in the Funchal international choirs festival. Now the Madeiran host choir is paying us a return […]