SUMMERTIME 2017 PROGRAMME

Sunday 20th August

12.00 NOON 

THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF WATCHET SUMMERTIME 2017 

WITH OUR TOWN CRIER AND THE WATHCET COMMUNITY CHOIR 

Sunday 20th August cont.
2pm - Dog Show

All day and Evening - BELL FEST, Music at the Bell Inn


Monday 21st August

10.00am - 6.30 pm  Well Being and Healthy Lifestyle Day 

                                 Local clubs and groups will giving demonstrations on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.  

                                With the opportunity to have a go yourselves.  Bowls, Cycling, yoga, mummy fit, pilates 

                                and much more.  

7.00pm                    Hummingbirds Concert at the Methodist Church - Tickets - £5.  

                                'Summertime' a concert of voices, harp and piano.  Proceeds go to charity


Tuesday 22nd August

10am - 4pm             Craft Day - Come and watch local crafts people and have a go yourselves.

                                 Papermaking, knotting, pottery, paperwork, weaving etc. Lots of free activities

7.00pm                    Concert at St. Decumans. Tickets - £7.50

                                 The Drystones plus The Mellowship

8.00pm                     Quiz at The Star


Wednesday 23rd August

10.00am - 4.00pm  Market Day

12.30 - 1.00pm       Shanties on the Esplandade

& 2.00 -  2.30pm       by Acorn Shanty Singers

1.00pm                    The (amazing) Watchet Duck Race 

                                 starting from pack horse bridge ending at the tidal basin by the Star Inn

2.00pm                    Guided Walk by the Old Mineral Line Society

                                 Walk through the rich history of Watchet. Start at the Market House Museum

                                

                                CANDLE FLOAT - Time to be confirmed

8.00pm onwards    Live music in Pebbles


Thursday 24th August

10am - 4.00pm        Charity Stalls

10am - 4.00pm         Open Mic 

                                 Come and listen to local musicians and poets performing at an Open Mic. Even have a                                      go yourselves or join in with the percussion instruments.
6.00pm - late            Open Mic continues at The Star 


Friday 25th August

12 noon - 5.00pm    Town Council Fun Day

6.30 - 8.00pm           West Somerset Brass Band on the Esplanade

7.00 - 10.00pm         Shake a Leg & Friends at the Boat Museum

8.30pm                     Party on the Esplanade - Ben Prescott's Disco in Marquee. 

                                 Fancy dress welcome - Forties to the Noughties.  Prizes for the best outfits

                                   

Saturday 26th August

3.00pm                     Live Music on the Esplanade, sponsored by Watchet Boat Owners & Marina

6.00pm                     Hog Roast

6.00 - 7-00pm           Watchet Community Choir

7.00 - 8.30pm           Jessie and Skunknecks 

8.30pm                     Raffle Draw

9.00pm                     Groovus Maximus - Live music sponsored by The Esplanade Club

                                  continuing after the fireworks


GRAND FINALE FIREWORKS AT 10.00PM


NB:  THIS IS A PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME AND TIMES, DAYS AND EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE












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