Category: Internationalist

Bridgwater Together Saturday 12th October

Bridgwater Town Council Leader Cllr Brian Smedley (Westover, Labour) is urging people to attend the annual ‘Bridgwater Together’ event which will be celebrated on Saturday 12th october at the Engine Room, High street from 11am until 4pm. The event is also sponsored by Bridgwater Trades Union Council, Somerset Film, Unite the Union and the Hinkley […]

Bridgwater Together Line Up for Friday at the Art Centre Announced

This Friday 6th September, Bridgwater Together will be staging an evening of international music at Bridgwater Arts Centre from 8 to 11  for just £10. Headline act THE VILLAINS, a top blues band from the Czech Republic, have been on the cards for some time but today the 4 International support acts have been announced […]

Bridgwater Signposts to the World (and to the Library)

As part of the new Fore Street enhancement project information signs went up today and the centre piece was a new ‘Twinning Sign’ which pointed to Bridgwater’s 7 twin towns showing that whether you love or hate Brexit, Bridgwater is still a place open to the world, outward looking and internationalist. Along with the twinning […]

High Scoring Drama in Bridgwater-Syria Soccer Re-Match

In October a scratch Bridgwater International squad took on a team of locally based Syrian refugees on the town’s new Northgate astroturf and won in a close 4.3 finish with world class  team captain and man of the match, Cllr Smedley, scoring the winning goal. And writing this article. It was time for a re-match. […]

‘Standing Up Against Bullying’ at The Engine Room on July 6

Anna Niedzielska from Bridgwater’s Engine Room has organised a public event to highlight the problems of and responses to the issue of ‘Bullying ‘  with the backing of community Group ‘Bridgwater Together’. The event would take place at the Engine Room in Bridgwater on 6th of July  from 11am to 5pm. The aims of Bridgwater […]