CANDLELIGHT 2018 was a great success and we would like to thanks the entertainers and performers who contributed to a fantastic event.
Singing in St. George's Church
Friday 7th December 2018
6pm - Minehead Middle Scholl Choir
7:15pm - The Hummingbird
Saturday 8th December
6pm - Voice of the People Community Choir
7:15pm - Wood Street Community Choir
Please come and join us in the beautiful Priory Church of St George for one of the performances or to look around the church before our programme begins.
Rimski Piano will once again be at Candlelight delighting everyone with his amazing sidewinding, back pedelling upright piano forte. Combining musical clowning, dangerous stunts and daredevil dexterity.
THE TIME TRAVELLERS
Join our two bonkers boffins, Warp and Weft on a voyage through deepest history. They will arrive in their H. G. Wells style Time Machine. Just one of many characters from Bell and Bullock the show includes time travel/science themed magic tricks, juggling, diabolo routines and a chance for the whole family to join in.
Bowlore Flaming Swords
Bowlore flaming swords and medieval displays, stunning and unmissable you will see them during the evenings lighting up the streets of Dunster.
Mitchell and Vincent Acoustic Duo
David J Mitchell and Graham Vincent, an acoustic folk duo based in the South West of England and they are always interested in playing. Candlelight welcomes the popular duo.
Jonathan has been collecting and playing Medieval musical instruments for 35 years in the form of modern reproductions made using information
gleaned from the iconography of the period, or in the form of modern
folk survivals particularly from Eastern Europe and the Levant.
Mr. Mommet Punch and Judy Show
Mr Mommet will be in the Tithe Barn this year creating memorable moments for children and parents to enjoy. Another unmissable treat for Dunster's this Dunster celebration
West Somerset Morris Men
Dancing and playing and all about having fun for everyone!
Living history of Medieval re-enactment, the Sutton Houshold are a 15th Century Living History and Re-enactment Troupe Covering the South and West of England. A Whole Old World exists inside our modern world within the Medieval Re-enactment Community.
Brass Bands, Bell Ringers, Singers and Choirs
Music fills the streets thanks to our ever faithful and immensely popular bands, singers, choirs to whom we are grateful for supporting us each year, for 2018 we are pleased to welcome:
Wellington Silver Band, Dunster Carollers, Watchet Town Brass Band,
Minehead Handbell Ringers, Blooming Flutes and much more.
Well it wouldn't be December without Santa who will be at Candlelight courtesy of the Minehead Lions Club.
A big thank you to Sally Mann for working so hard this year on our entertainment for this year. She has managed to get some brilliant acts.
Sally Mann is a creative producer for festivals and Events. She coordinates artistic programmes and manages Events. Sally is also the artistic director of Fuse Performance Somerset’s Outdoor Arts Company and also runs Somerfest in Taunton.