Bridgwater Arts Centre

Events

Post Office Scandal

02/07/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £10.00
CANCELLED
Currently headline news and soon to be adapted into a primetime ITV drama, journalist/broadcaster Nick Wallis recently released a best-selling book that became serialised both by BBC Radio 4, The Sunday Times and The Daily Mail. Nick’s story definitively chronicles a scandal that has been described as one of the most widespread and significant miscarriages of justice in UK legal history – ‘The Great Post Office Scandal’
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QUAYSIDE FESTIVAL

Saturday 09/07/22
As part of the Quayside Festival, local Arts Centre historian Chris Sidaway will be conducting two history tours. Chris will be explaining the origins of the Centre, tracing it from it's beginnings in 1946 through to the present day. Tickets are FREE but the tours are limited to a maximum of 15 people.
There are 2 tours, at 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm. Tour will last for approximately 40 mins each.
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Arts Centre History Tour

Saturday 09/07/22 @ 1.00pm
FREE EVENT
As part of the Quayside Festival, local Arts Centre historian Chris Sidaway will be conducting two history tours. Chris will be explaining the origins of the Centre, tracing it from it's beginnings in 1946 through to the present day. Tickets are FREE but the tours are limited to a maximum of 15 people.
There are 2 tours, at 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm. Tour will last for approximately 40 mins each.
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DARREN TURNER - An Evening Of Mediumship

16/07/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £10.00
Darren is an International Medium, and has worked and toured across the UK, Spain and America. During the evening Darren will use his natural ability to communicate with loved ones providing detailed messages delivered with the utmost respect for those on both sides of life. Please note there is no guarantee who will receive a message on the evening.
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DEAN FRIEDMAN

Wednesday 20/07/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £25.00
Hailed by critics and fans, alike, as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Dean Friedman has achieved legendary status for chart-topping hits, Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more. Join Friedman for an evening of powerful, poignant, hilarious songs about the ordinary and extraordinary lives we share.
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BACBlues Night

Friday 12/08/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £10.00
The Bridgwater Arts Centre presents it's "BACBlues" night. 2 performances by 2 superb practitioners of Acoustic Blues.
Firstly, Ben Hemming, a man at the forefront of the U.K. Nu-Blues scene, currently basking in the limelight with his new album ‘Marked Man’ out mid 2022.
And secondly, Mark T whose album "Blues @ Zero" is out now
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UB40 Experience

Saturday 27/08/22 @ 8.00pm
Tickets - £17.50
The UB40 Experience is a 7 man tribute to the Birmingham reggae band UB40. Sanctioned by the original group, the band have been joined on stage by original UB40 members on many occasions and formed in late 2013 performing at all the top tribute venues in the UK and around Europe.
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Voodoo Room : A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream

Saturday 10/09/22 @ 8.00pm
Tickets - £17.00
Celebrating the incredible music of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton & Cream Voodoo Room make a stunning return to the AC. A stunning high energy ‘Power Trio’ featuring some of the U.K.’s finest musicians, Voodoo Room make a stunning return to the AC.
Credits include: Steve Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Fish, Thunder, Lulu etc.
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PEGGY SEEGER & NEILL MAcCOLL - First Farewell Tour

16/09/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £20.00
Peggy Seeger is a totally unique artist who has carved a special place in the UK folk revival. Making a very welcome visit to the Arts Centre on her rescheduled ‘First Farewell Tour’, the charismatic Peggy - singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, Ewan MacColl’s partner and muse - is the undisputed queen of folk and political song. Join Peggy and her son Neill MacColl for a glorious evening of up-close performance by these two world class musicians.
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LOUIS & THE IGUANAS

01/10/22 @ 8.00pm
Tickets - £12.00
Louis & The Iguanas are an extremely popular local band that will be making yet another return to the Arts Centre stage. A very adaptable group with a music roster that includes Ska, Reggae, Funk, Soul and Rock n Roll, included in their set are big dubby numbers by artists such as Alpha Blondie, as well as the lighter Ska songs by The Liquidators, Toots and the Maytals as well as Amy Winehouse and Aswad.
The ultimate party band.
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MOMENTS OF PLEASURE - The Music of Kate Bush

14/10/22 @ 8.00pm
Tickets - £18.00
'Moments Of Pleasure: The Music Of Kate Bush' is a 5 piece tribute band featuring the passionate and stunningly authentic vocals of Lisa-Marie Walters. The performance will contain many of the Kate Bush singles together with popular tracks from albums such as The Kick Inside, Lionheart, Never For Ever, The Dreaming and Hounds Of Love.
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ALFIE MOORE - Fair Cop Unleashed

21/10/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £16.00
Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Fair Cop Unleashed is based on a dramatic real-life incident from Alfie's police casebook. Alfie’s unique brand of humour hilariously woven together with his personal insights into his life on the front-line of the police force. It’d be a crime to miss it!
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The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican

19/11/22 @ 7.30pm
Tickets - £17.50
SOLD OUT
Hailing from Barnsley, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican (Scott, Björn and Alan) are on a mission! Determined to follow in their spiritual father’s immortal footsteps and keep his legacy alive, they have a talent for Bar-Stewardizing other famous people’s songs with new comedy lyrics. For the first time they are bringing their Winter Woollies Tour to Somerset!
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Andy Fairweather-Low

26/11/22 @ 8.00pm
Tickets - £25.00
Making a triumphant return to Bridgwater, last year's sell-out gig by this legend was one of the best concerts seen at the Arts Centre for many years. From Amen Corner to a successful solo career, Fairweather-Low is now a go-to guitar guy for some of the best in the bizness Book early to avoid disappointment.
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