Bridgwater Fair 2022
This annual event, which dates back to the Charter of King John, is now almost 800 years old, the last 600 years of which have been spent on St Matthews Field. The Charter decreed that the four day fair was to start annually on the last Wednesday in September.
- 2022’s Bridgwater Fair will start on Wednesday 28th September and ends on Saturday 1st October .
Opening and closing times for the fun fair are usually:
- 11:00am to 11:00pm Wednesday;
- 1:00pm to 11:00pm on Thursday;
- 1:00pm to 11:30pm on Friday and
- 11:00am to 11:00pm on Saturday.
The West Street market usually opens:
- 10:00am to 10:00pm Wednesday;
- 10:00am to 10:00pm on Thursday;
- 10:00am to 10:00pm on Friday and
- 10:00am to 10:00pm on Saturday.
Following tradition, the Fair will be officially opened on ‘Fair Wednesday’ at 11:30am by Sedgemoor District Council’s Chairman and the Mayor of Bridgwater.