December 2019
Friday 6th - 5pm to 9pm
Saturday 7th - 4pm to 9pm
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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.



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.

Click here to visit the Bowlore website.

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.

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 this Dunster celebration

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 2018 we are pleased to welcome:

Wellington Silver Band, Dunster Carollers, Watchet Town Brass Band,

Minehead Handbell Ringers, Blooming Flutes and much 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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