Watchet Live 2015

Watchet Live 2015 - around the festival site
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Watchet Live 2015

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2015
Parsonage Farm, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0HS, England MAP
£65 for a weekend ticket - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 4,500
Last updated: Thu 27th Aug 2015

A family friendly festival with views of the West Somerset coast line and beyond offering on site camping, multiple stages including Open Mic Tent, The Something Else Tea Tent, food court, workshops, festival market, real ale and cider bar, free kids corner, on site car parking and more.

The music festival weekend returns on the August Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 28th until Sunday 30th August 2015. This year's theme is characters from Alice In Wonderland.


Headliners The Selector, The Blow Monkeys, Boomtown Rats, Doctor and the Medics, and Big Country, plus Abdoujaparov, New Groove Formation, and John Otway & Wild Willy Barret , The Aces, Merry Hell, Tankus the Henge, Company B, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Ned Dylan, Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, Sound of the Sirens, Abi Ewles, Barbarella's Bang Bang, Bare Knuckle Parade, Bemis, Deliah, Doozer McDooze, Dry White Bones, Flight Brigade, Gary Law, Ghosts Of Men, John D Revelator, Jess Handley, Jo Langdon, Kiera Osment, Kizzy Crawford, Luke Potter, Pretty Little Enemy, Ryan Hawkings, Skeg, Stevie - One Bloke One Mandolin, The Nameless Girl, The Blue Horizon, The Redhillbillies, The Sweetchunks Band, The Summertides, The Thatchers, Two Man Ting, West Somerset Brass, White Pigeon, Worry Dolls, and of course festival favourites The Wurzels.

The latest additions Maelor Hughes, Seth Lakeman, Muddy Summers & The Dirty Field Whores, Pretty Soul, The New Mind Benders, The Thatchers, The James Clode Band, Toadstool, Barnacle Buoys, and Merry Hell.

Expect over 50 live acts across three stages, bringing a wide range of high calibre musical acts with a few big names still to be revealed.

For the line-up details as available see the Watchet Live line-up page.


All weekend tickets have sold out, you will not be able to purchase weekend tickets on the gate!

An adult (16+) weekend ticket with camping was priced at £65. A family weekend ticket with camping for 2 Adults & 2 Youths is priced at £160. A youth, aged 13-15 years, weekend ticket with camping is priced at £45. Accompanied children aged 12 years and under can attend for free.

A live in vehicle pass (purchased with a camping ticket) is priced at £20 per vehicle, no caravans or trailer tents. A weekend parking pass is £5. 

Day tickets with no camping are priced at £20 (Adults 16+), £15 (Youths 13-15),
A Family Day Ticket is priced at £50.


The camping field offers working showers and cold running drinking water. The carpark will be totally separate from the camping area and there will not be any camping in the carpark field! Organisers offer a separate field for camper vans (no caravans or trailer tents) where tents can also be pitched next to these vehicles.


The real ale and cider bar will make a return alongside Thatcher's Cider and Cotliegh Brewery towards the festival. The on site bars are run by the festival and offer 'happy hours' whilst keeping the entrance price as sensible as possible. The festival will also host the legendary Something Else Tea Tent, an Open Mic venue, a Silent Disco, The Griffin Tent featuring dance workshops, and an expanded festival market.

2015 will see a doubling of the camping and car parking space available in previous years. There will again be even more emphasis on youth-oriented daytime and evening entertainment & workshops.

A shuttle bus from the main town to the festival site in the afternoon and evenings on each day has been introduced.


Watchet was an Old Port which has now been converted into a modern marina. It is centrally located near to Exmoor National Park, the Quantocks and there are plenty of beaches. It is also possible to travel here by boat from Cardiff.


Following the success of last year’s sold out event (the festival’s third in a row), Watchet LIVE Festival has made financial donations to local groups including The Children’s Hospice South West, West Somerset Brass band, and the local “Stand Against Speed” young driver’s awareness campaign.

More information will be here when available.

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