Four more acts announced for Watchet Festival

PUBLISHED: 20:00 13 April 2018

Scouting For Girls have been added to the Watchet Festival line-up.

Scouting For Girls have been added to the Watchet Festival line-up.


Four more acts have been announced to perform at this summer’s Watchet Festival.

Following a fallow year in 2017, the music festival is returning to Somerset and promises to be its biggest outing yet.

English pop band Scouting For Girls will perform on the main stage.

The three-piece will be joined by Turin Brakes, Reef, and The Selecter during the August Bank Holiday weekend.

They add to a bill which already includes former Spice Girl Melanie C, Britpop legends Cast, 1980s superstar Hazel O’Connor and many more.

MORE: Watchet Festival returns with top headliners.

More than 80 per cent of all tickets have now been sold, with a handful of camping tickets remaining.

Watchet Festival will take place at The Down, in Brent Road, in Watchet, from August 24-26.

Tickets, priced £65-82.50 or £225 for a family, are available online at or on 02074 501532.

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