The Cheeky Girls, The Popes and more added to Watchet Festival

The Cheeky Girls are one of the most recognisable girl duos in pop, and will be bringing their catalogue of cheeky hits to the main stage on Saturday. They will be followed by Bristol’s finest 8-headed ska, hiphop, dub monster, Babyhead, one of the Westcountry’s most popular live bands. 

The Popes are a tour-de-force of the London-Irish folk rock scene. Formerly the band for Shane McGowan, they have a reputation as one of the most energetic live bands in the business and are the perfect act to close the festival main stage on Sunday night.

Multimillion-selling British Soul legends The Real Thing are as the final headliner to be revealed. The three original singers, joined by a 5-piece band, will turn Friday night into Party night, performing their Number One hit singles including "You To Me Are Everything", "Can't Get By Without You", and “Feel The Force” alongside a medley of other Seventies classics.

The recently announced acts join a Watchet LIVE Festival line up that already includes The Blockheads, Mad Dog McreaThe Wurzels; N.U.M.B; Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls (from The Wonder Stuff); Tom Hingley & The Lovers, Dan DonnellyFerocious Dogand over 50 others. 

Watchet LIVE Festival is a not-for-profit family-friendly festival with amazing views of the stunning West Somerset coastline and beyond. Three live stages, including Glastonbury’s famous Croissant Neuf solar powered venue will host over than 50 live acts, bringing a wide range of high-calibre musical acts not normally found performing in West Somerset, at a very affordable price. 

In addition to the main stages, the festival features, an Open Mic venue, the new-for-2012 Griffin Tent, the infamous Something Else Tea Tent, a Silent DiscoMusic and Arts workshops, Mr Mommett’s late night adult Punch & Judy Show, and a large Festival Market. There are also all the usual festival amenities you would expect: a large campsite with a reserved families-only zone; secure on site car parking; an extensive Food Court, Real Ale and Cider Bar and a hugely expanded children’s area, Yankee Jack’s.

With a host of internationally renowned artists performing, a friendly 'small festival' vibe, stunning views across the West Somerset coastline, and a full range of tickets and camping options, Watchet LIVE Festival is the perfect place to spend the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Weekend Tickets with camping are £60 (Adults), £35 (Youths 13-17), Under 12’s are free. A Family Weekend Ticket for 2 Adults & 2 Youths is just £125. 

Weekend Tickets without camping are priced at just £45 (Adults), £25 (Youths 13-17), Under 12’s are free. A Family Ticket for 2 Adults & 2 Youths is £110. Day Tickets also available (£17.50/£12.50). Car parking is £5.
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