Somerfest 2018

Somerfest will be held on Saturday 16th June , from 11am – 6pm

Programme to be Announced

We would like to thank Arts Council England, Taunton Deane Borough Council and our sponsors, festival makers and volunteers.

Somerfest 2018 will be an exciting year as Taunton’s leading festival of performance, arts, theatre, sport, circus, dance, music and theatre.

Enjoy the county towns enchanting green spaces as this year’s  winning the national award for the national Garden Town award.

Goodlands Gardens Green will be full to the brim with music, stalls, green crafts, environment and nature areas, family and children’s activities.

Castle Green / Enjoy the interactive show Bingo Lingo, performances  by the Strong Lady and  Lords of Strutt.  On the green take part in aerial circus, sports and games.

Enjoy the fabulous free programme of shows throughout the town and walkabout street theatre performances.

High St Festival Information will be at the Visitors Information Centre. Follow the fish and flowers made by local children celebrating the river and green spaces in Taunton. Street theatre, music and markets will be in full swing throughout the town.

Discover  Bath Place shops and Riverside Courtyard for treats and cafes.

Somerfest 2018 is directed by Fuseperformance presenting a professional programme of extraordinary talent. We work with local, people across Taunton and Somerset and  nurture and support local artists, from beginners to emerging companies, and beyond as part of our annual creative hub’s and training opportunities. We also invite the best of outdoor arts, artist’s and companies to work with us to offer an inspirational array of arts from street theatre, aerial circus, puppetry, contemporary dance, street music and pyrotechnics.