Category: Internationalist

‘Change the Narrative and Build Bridges’ says Mayor at Italian Twinning Event

For the past ten days seventeen young Italian students have been on work experience in Bridgwater. They’ve been working in cafes, in local government and in community centres and , as is often the case in these situations, they’ve charmed their way into the hearts of the (already welcoming) locals. Why are they here? Well, […]

‘Bridgwater Together’ Hosts International Musical Evening

Bridgwater Together is dedicated to bringing together the many and varied international communities in and around the town and sharing our cultural diversity in a spirit of unity and peace on earth loveliness. So it’s no surprise that they’re taking the lead in promoting a seasonal festival of internationalism at the Bridgwater Arts Centre on […]

Westover Hosts Bridgwater Syria International Football Friendly

For a while now, refugees from the war ravaged middle eastern country of Syria have been resettled around the globe giving them a respite from the suffering and the chance to start a new life. Clearly they’ve been through a lot. But that didn’t stop us offering them a friendly football match here in Bridgwater […]

It’s Twinning Week in Bridgwater

Every year for the past 3 years Bridgwater Town Council has sponsored a week to celebrate the 5 international twinnings that we have with France, Germany, the Czech Republic,Malta and Italy. This year Twinning week is launched on Saturday 26th May at Bridgwater Library where there will be a permanent display throughout by all the […]

The Russian Revolution: 100 Years On

On Tuesday October 31st, 7pm at the Engine Room, Bridgwater Trades Union Council is hosting a special public discussion to mark the October 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. The meeting is part of the Engine Room’s “Bridgwater Together” celebrations, running from Saturday October 28th to Saturday 4th November. From Tuesday 31st to Saturday November 4th, […]