Category: Leisure

New ‘Men’s Shed’ Opens in Bridgwater

Westover ward councillors Kathy Pearce ,Brian Smedley and Leigh Redman joined Bridgwater Mayor Graham Granter as he cut the ribbon this week to launch the Bridgwater Men Shed – the first local version of this growing national phenomenon, in it’s Westover location along the canalbank down Old Taunton Road. Men’s Sheds are community spaces for […]

Quayside Festival Brings Crowds to the Town Centre

Saturday July 29th 2017 saw the launch of the new Quayside Festival which brought crowds to the town centre of Bridgwater, and saw artists, performers, musicians and entertainers connecting with the public at numerous key points around the town with the river as it’s focal point. The Festival was organised by the FUSE PERFORMANCE agency […]

Orienteerers Orientate themselves to Westover

200 lycra, parka and sweatband clad orienteering enthusiasts from all over England spread out across Westover, sometimes at breakneck speed, in mad quest for small orange and white markers indicating the key points on their makeshift racetrack created as it was from amidst the historic backdrop of Bridgwater. The Quantock Orienteerers were in town. But […]

Urban Orienteering Comes to Bridgwater

Orienteering is the kind of sport where traditionally you have to run around various bits of rugged terrain and locate several control points using maps as opposed to following a set course. It started as a kind of military training exercise in the Scandinavian countries and was later taken up by many British schools over […]

Union Events at Engine Room

A couple of events this week with a Union flavour to them are being sponsored at Bridgwater’s ENGINE ROOM in the High Street. PRIDE On Thursday 25th February there will be a special benefit screening of the BAFTA award winning comedy ‘PRIDE’ which was released in 2014 and tells the true story of a London […]