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First ever Bridgwater Super Saturday to take place next week

AN afternoon of fun filled Somerset style entertainment will be coming to the town next Saturday, July 20.

Super Saturday will showcase the very best of Somerset talent in Bridgwater town centre. From circus, dance and theatre performances to plenty of live music, Super Saturday will have it all – including free entry.

The event will take place on Cornhill, The High Street, Fore Street, in St Mary’s Church, and will be echoing events that happen elsewhere in the county, such as Yeovil.

Pirates of the Carabena will be bringing their Pirate Taxi along on the day, to mesmerise audiences with their acrobatic and arial circus skills, outside Greenslade Taylor Hunt and BOS Cafe.

Tall Tails Theatre Company will be walking around the town centre with their performances of The Adventures of Madame Carousel and Mr Popsy, as will Tongues of Fire – nine incredible local musicians.

An amazing array of local Bridgy musical talent will be on display on the solar powered Platform Stage all afternoon, supported and programmed by Seed Sedgemoor.

Last but not least, don’t miss aKa Dance Theatre and Farm Yard Circus. who will be performing in St Mary’s Church and on Fore Street respectively.

The events grant, funded with investment from UK Government (released in May 2023) has enabled this afternoon of fun times to take place.

Organiser Sarah Setter, from Lost Lady Society said: “We are extremely grateful for Bridgwater Town Deal/Council for creating this opportunity for so many local cultural professionals across the county and artistic genres.

“Fingers crossed for the weather!”

R Lambert, co-chair of the grant decision panel, said: “The panel felt it was important that funding brought exciting large-scale events to Bridgwater.

A poster for the event Picture: Lost Lady

A poster for the event Picture: Lost Lady

“We saw some exceptional applications that will bring residents / visitors into town and much needed footfall.”

Grants are still available from £500 up to £10,000 to support organisations in their delivery of new events and activities that will re-energise Bridgwater.

Do you have an idea for an event in Bridgwater?  For more information follow this link https://bit.ly/3uDqWxY

The event is a collaboration between Bridgwater Town Council and Somerset Council and organised by the Lost Lady Society.

 

 

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