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Watchet 1940s Weekend

ARE YOU READY FOR THE INVASION? The clocks go back at the weekend to the 1940s. The bunting has been sewn, plans have been made, props have been built, dresses have been bought, menus selected and panic has taken over! The 13th, 14th and 15th September will see Watchet invaded by large groups of re-enactors. …

Watchet is Volunteer Central…

HOW WATCHETY…… Watchet is blessed with a huge number of willing volunteers. Volunteers that love music, volunteers that love gardening, those that love art, those that love the 40s, those that love books, those who love trains…………..I could go on and on. This weekend we have Watchet Festival. A three day extravaganza of music, poetry …

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 …