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Shanty Singing Virgin!

SEA SHANTY EVENINGS So, last night I went into Watchet to Pebbles Tavern. Where I had my very first experience of Watchet Shanty Singing. As a shanty virgin, I was horrified to discover that the singing wasn’t just a spectator event, but a participation one! Ably led by David Milton, Watchet’s Common Crier and Bell …

Fossil Hunters Wanted!

LETS GET HUNTING……. Last seasons fossil walks at Watchet with local geologists Dave and Andy (D’n’A) proved to be a big hit with fossil enthusiasts of all ages. Hunters found plenty of Devil’s toe-nails (oysters) and large ammonites on all the walks. Each walk was finished with a look at the unique ‘Fossil Islands’ with …

Dinosaurs are coming…….

Almost extinct, Watchet is one of only two West Somerset Towns to still have a Carnival and this year we’re hoping for something bigger and better! With a changed format the Carnival committee are hoping to make this event a bit different. OVER TWO DAYS….. The traditional Carnival Procession will take place at 6pm on …