September 9, 2017
Full guide to what's happening at today's BosFest music festival

Burnham-On-Sea's new 'BosFest' music festival is taking place today (Saturday, September 9th) across the town centre.

The entertainment event will be held in venues across Burnham including the library, SS&L, Fairstart, The Ritz, The Princess Theatre and in Princess Street and Victoria Street.

As well as great music, there will be comedians, story telling from local children's authors, dance displays, craft activities, performers and more.

Tanya Dyer, one of the team organising the event, told "We have great live music on our main stage at The Princess where we have Stray headlining as well as Gaz Brookfield, Little thief, Baraka, Villians, Last One Home and Reach."

"At the Ritz we have 'Comedy in your Lunchtime' with over two hours of stand-up with six comedians - Tony Cowards, Ade Bowen, Richard Baum, Maggie Whitehouse, Richard James and Dorian Wainwright, then a full programme of live music with Bostockbreeze Band, Drop the Mic, Lady Garden, 4$ band, Tim Dean, The Rosie and Ieuan Cornish."

"In the Library we have Nutty Noah - Family Entertainer, James Wilmot (Con of the Crannog Author), pupils from Priory School reading stories from their published book) plus Action Pussycat and Huw Powell (Space Jackers author)."

"In the Somerset Skills and Learning courtyard there will be displays from local groups Step Inside (line dancing), North Somerset Samba, DanceFit Somerset, Punch and Judy, Ceri Plested (Bollywood Dancing), Ukelele Group and Sea Side Strummers, Punch and Judy, Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society, Salsa and Jive Dancing, B-Elite Martial Arts, and Burning Salsa."

"There will also be kids crafts in Fairstart, plus circus skills, stalls, street art tours by the organiser of Spray Jam, Becky Hewlitt, as well as local spray artists creating a piece on a wall at the Victoria Hotel. There will also be poety, a raffle and more."

"This is a free to attend community event, we really hope everyone will come and enjoy the wide range of entertainment for old and young we have on offer."

"Many thanks for all the support we have recieved throughout the year from everyone, without which this event would not have been possible."


The Princess - Main Hall:
10.00pm -11.30 pm - Stray
8.15pm - 9.30pm - Gaz Brookfield
6.45pm - 7.45pm - Little Thief
5.30pm - 6.15pm - Some Villians
3.30pm - 5.00pm - Baraka
2.15pm - 3.00pm - Last one home
1.00pm - 1.45pm - Reach

The Ritz - Music:
9.45pm -11.00 pm - Drop the Mic
8.00pm - 9.15pm - The Rosie
7.00pm - 7.45pm - Bostock Breeze
6.00pm - 6.45pm - Lady Garden
5.15pm - 5.45pm - Tim Dean
4.20pm - 5.00pm - $4 Band
3.35pm - 4.05pm - Ieuan Cornish

Burnham-On-Sea Library:
1.00pm Huw Powell (Space Jackers Author)
12.00pm -12.45pm - Action Pussycat
11.30am – 11.55am - Pupils from priory School
(Reading Stories from their published book)
11.00am -11.30am - James Wilmot ( Con of the Crannog Author)
10.00 am -10.45am - Nutty Noah

The Princess - Bar / Coffee Lounge:
12.30pm - 1.30pm - Poetry

Somerset Skills and Learning:
4.00pm - Burning Salsa
3.30pm - Martial Arts
3.00pm - Salsa & Jive Dancing
2.30pm - Burnham Choral Society
2.00pm - Punch and Judy
1.30pm - Ukulele Group and & Seaside Strummers
1.00pm - Ceri Plested (Bollywood dancing)
12.30pm - Punch and Judy
12.00pm - Dancefit
11.00am - North Somerset Samba
10.30am - Step Inside (Line dancing)

The Ritz Social Club:
Set 2 - 2.20pm - 3.30pm Richard James / Richard Baum / Tony Cowards
Set 1 - 1.00pm - 2.10pm Dorian Wainwright / Ade Bowen / Maggie Whitehouse

Fairstart Nursery:
10.00am - 2.00pm Arts and crafts

Princess Street:
Damian Nicholson Street Artist
Circus skills
Street Art tours - TBC

Also see:
Line-ups and times for each venue are available to download here.
What's on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge


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