Events, July – September 2021

Seasonal walking tours and fossil walks via the Visitor Centre.

Wednesday Markets.
Don’t miss them every Wednesday on the
Esplanade throughout the season.
9.30am – 4pm.
Click here for more details 

Every Saturday
Rope making at the Boat Museum
10.30am-2pm
Or by appointment

Thursday 1st July
WSR Excursions from Minehead to Watchet begin.
One a day on red timetable
Two a day on blue timetable
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Sunday 4th July
Watchet Street Fair
10am-4pm

Wednesday 7th July
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 3pm
£6 per person. Under 12 Free. Booking essential 01984 632101

Awaiting confirmation of dates Postponed until 2022
Annual Photography Competition at Watchet Methodist Church
In the School Room.

Wednesday 21st July
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 3pm
£6 per person. Under 12 Free.
Booking 01984 632101

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24thJuly
Fossil Hunting with Dr Andy and Geology Dave
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 11am
£8 per person. Under 18 £5.00. Booking 01984 632101

20th Anniversary Celebrations of Watchet Marina
Friday 23rd July

Boats begin to arrive on the high tide

20th Anniversary Celebrations of Watchet Marina
Saturday 24th July

Street Fair all day on the Esplanade
In the afternoon. TBA Official ceremony to celebrate 20 years with the Mayor and other local dignitaries.
In the evening TBA Hog roast with entertainment.

20th Anniversary Celebrations of Watchet Marina
Sunday 25th July

Street Fair all day on the Esplanade.

Last Saturday in July 
Watchet Carnival Parade
Evening entertainment on the Esplanade and other venues around town  CANCELLED FOR 2021
Click here for more details   

Last Sunday in July
Traditional carnival  fete
Watchet Memorial Ground CANCELLED FOR 2021
Click here for more details

Wednesday 28th July
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 11am
£6 per person. Under 12 Free. Booking essential 01984 632101

Sunday 1st August
Watchet Street Fair
The Esplanade
10am-4pm

Wednesday 4th August
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 3pm
£6 per person. Under 12 Free.
Booking essential 01984 632101

Wednesday 11th August
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 11am
£6 per person. Under 12 Free. Booking essential 01984 632101

Sunday August 15th – Saturday August 21st
Watchet Summertime Week
A full program of Children’s activities will be available for this week and a themed market on the Esplanade every day.
This will be a more low key event than normal.

Wednesday 18th August during Watchet Summertime Week
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 3pm
£6 per person. Under 12 Free. Booking essential 01984 632101

Friday 20th August during Watchet Summertime Week
Fossil Walk with Dr Andy and Geology Dave
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 11am
£8 per person. £5 per Under 16. Booking essential 01984 63210

Saturday 21st August during Watchet Summertime Week
Fossil Walk with Dr Andy and Geology Dave
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 12pm
£8 per person. £5 per Under 16.
Booking essential 01984 632101

Saturday 21st August
An Exhibition of Memorabilia: Photos and Registers
150th Year Anniversary of Watchet Methodist Church, 10am – 4pm
See local press and social media for details, subject to COVID regulations.

Saturday 21st August
Evening of Entertainment
150th Year Anniversary of Watchet Methodist Church, 7pm til late
See local press and social media for details, subject to COVID regulations.

Sunday 22nd August
Sunday Service
150th Year Anniversary of Watchet Methodist Church, 10:30am
See local press and social media for details, subject to COVID regulations.

Sunday 22nd August
Thanksgiving Service
150th Year Anniversary of Watchet Methodist Church, 4pm
See local press and social media for details, subject to COVID regulations.

Wednesday 25th August
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 11am
£6 per person. Under 12 Free. Booking essential 01984 632101

Friday 27th – Sunday 29th August
Watchet Music Festival
Click here for more details

Sunday 29th August 
Celebration of St Decuman’s Day with a Benefice Patronal Festival Service at St Decuman’s at 10.30 a.m.

Wednesday 1st September
Walks and Talks with the Bell Man
Leaving from Watchet Visitor Centre at 3pm
£6 per person. Under 12 Free. Booking essential 01984 632101

Sunday 5th September
Annual Coast to Coast Cycle in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance
First group of cyclist leaves Watchet Harbour at 11am
Finish at West Bay, Dorset.
Coast to Coast charity event
Short film of cyclists leaving Watchet

Sunday 5th September
Watchet Street Fair
The Esplanade
10am-4pm

Friday Evening 10th Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September
Watchet’s 1940s Homefront Weekend
In conjunction with West Somerset Railway

Saturday 18th September to Sunday 3rd October
Somerset Art Weeks Festival various venues around Watchet
Including the Newly opened East Quay 

Friday 24th September 2021
Watchet Film Society presents Dream Horse
7pm at Knights Templar School, Watchet

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th September
Quantock Hills Walking Festival
Check out the Website  walking.co.uk/walking-festival-tickets