December 2017
Friday 1st - 5pm to 9pm
Saturday 2nd - 4pm to 9pm
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Just some of the ENTERTAINMENT FOR 2017

Priory Church of St George Concert

Friday 1st December 2017
6pm to 6:45pm - Minehead Choral Group and Friends
7:15pm to 8pm - Dynamix an Accapella Group

Saturday 2nd December
6pm to 6:45pm - A Company of Voices and Exe Valley Voices
7:15pm to 8pm - TBC


Please come and join us in the beautiful Priory Church of St George for one of the concerts, or to look around the church before our concert programme begins.


Giffords Circus

As a special treat for 2017 Tony Wait has traveled down from Gifford Circus with their traditional Street Organ. Giffords Circus vision was to create a miniature village green circus, bursting at the seams, packed, rowdy, tiny, a little band of performers who live nomadically, performing daily, engrossed in the serious business of making magic.

Click here to visit Giffords Circus website.





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.

Click here to visit the Bowlore website.




Fire Spinners and Flame Jugglers

Lula May brings fire and light to Candlelight with her stunning and spectacular street shows.

The Clementine Brothers juggle with fire!




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 who have over 80 gigs in 2016 and still found time to produce their 2nd album, Circling the Square!

Click here to visit the Mitchell and Vincent website.



Jonathan Weeks

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.

Click here to visit Jonathan Week's website.



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 30th celebrations.





West Somerset Morris Men

West Somerset Morris Men

Dancing and playing and all about having fun for everyone!






Sutton Household

Sutton Household

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, Choirs, Singers and Bell Ringers

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 2016 we were pleased to welcome:

Dunster Carollers, West Somerset Brass Band, Minehead Handbell Ringers,The Courage to Sing Choir, The Acorn Shanty Crew, Blackdown Community Choir, Wellington Silver Band, Wiveliscombe Community Wind Band and Blooming Flutes. Hopefully this year several of these groups will join us and probably some more.



Father Christmas

Well it wouldn't be December without Santa who will be at Candlelight courtesy of the Minehead Lions Club.





Fuse Performance

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.



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