Monday August 3, 2015

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August 2015 : Results 1 - 15 of 125 : sorted by date.

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At the end of the Ice Age, 14,700 years ago, as grassland replaced the tundra, wild horses came to Cheddar Gorge followed by our ancestors, who lived in the caves. Re-enactors, dressed in deerskins, demonstrate the Stone Age survival skills of flint... View more details - British Archaeology - The horse hunters of Cheddar Gorge
Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3QF
Today to Mon 31 Aug

A chance to see 8 of the beautiful costumes that were worn by the stars of the BBC drama ’Wolf Hall’. Come and see a fascinating display of 8 costumes that were worn by Damien Lewis as Henry VIII, Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell and... View more details - Barrington Court - Wolf Hall Costume Display
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0NQ
Today to Mon 28 Sep

Make and take your own model version of one of these newly invented machines that transformed the course of the war in 1915. Discover how the pioneering men of the Royal Naval Air Service learned to fly, fight and survive in the air, over land and... View more details - WW1 – Explore the world of Airships, armoured cars and aeroplanes
Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8HT
Mon 27 Jul to Fri 31 Jul, Today to Fri 7 Aug

Enjoy a steam train journey on England’s longest "heritage railway" between Bishops Lydeard (near Taunton) and Minehead. Along the journey the train passes through the Quantock Hills and along the Bristol Channel Coast. There are 10 stations... View more details - West Somerset Railway Steam Trains
West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3BX
Today to Tue 11 Aug

Try your aim with archery and pistol shooting. Try your aim with archery and pistol shooting. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Dunster Castle - Archery and pistol shooting
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL
Fri 31 Jul to Today, Fri 7 Aug to Mon 10 Aug, Mon 17 Aug to Wed 19 Aug, Fri 21 Aug to Mon 24 Aug

Summer family activity. Come and have fun at the ’Clay Club’. Using air-drying clay, you will be able to take your creations home on the day to decorate when dry. Booking Not Needed. Great fun for children. Assistance Dogs only are... View more details - Barrington Court - Summer Play with Clay
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0NQ
Fri 31 Jul to Tue 4 Aug, Thu 6 Aug to Tue 11 Aug, Thu 13 Aug to Tue 18 Aug, Thu 20 Aug to Tue 25 Aug, Thu 27 Aug to Mon 31 Aug

Just for the kids! Solve the clues in our summer trail as you explore Coleridge Cottage, and don’t forget to claim your prize at the end. 1 per trail. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Coleridge Cottage - Summer Trail
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1NQ
Fri 31 Jul to Today, Thu 6 Aug to Mon 10 Aug, Thu 13 Aug to Mon 17 Aug, Thu 20 Aug to Mon 24 Aug, Thu 27 Aug to Mon 31 Aug

Have-a-go archery. Try your skills at archery with our Tudor archers. Marvel at the Tudor-style armour in the Grand Pavilion tent. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. View more details - Barrington Court - Have-a-go archery
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0NQ
Today, Tue 4 Aug, Mon 10 Aug, Tue 11 Aug, Mon 17 Aug, Tue 18 Aug, Mon 24 Aug, Tue 25 Aug

Vibrant pastel still life pictures by Caroline Ireland, vegetables, flowers, pots and patterned backgrounds, all with a stained glass luminosity in soft pastels on black paper, and colourful Stained Glass panels and a variety of beautiful hand... View more details - Exhibition of Pastel Still Lifes and Stained Glass
Seavingtons Village Store and Cafe, Water Street, Seavington St Mary, nr Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0QH
Today to Mon 31 Aug

Join Kings Camps this Summer Holidays. Children will experience a wide range of sports such as baseball, badminton, swimming, basketball, cricket, rugby and many more activities. View more details - Kids Camp - Bath
Prior Park College Somerset BA2 5AH
Today to Fri 21 Aug

"If music be the food of love, play on!" Take your seats on the lawn of Fyne Court this summer to see Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy, Twelfth Night. The Lord Chamberlain’s Men will perform a joyous tale of love, longing and... View more details - Fyne Court - Twelfth Night
Fyne Court, Broomfield, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 2EQ
Today

Join a free guided walk from Bath city centre, through Widcombe to Prior Park Landscape Garden, taking in beautiful views and local history along the way. The sounds of the city fade away as you approach the garden, giving way to birdsong and the... View more details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - City to Garden walk
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Somerset BA2 5AH
Tue 4 Aug, Tue 18 Aug, Tue 1 Sep, Tue 15 Sep

Learn to be a knight. Learn about what it was like to be a knight. Create your own shield and try jousting on our wooden hobby horses. Suitable for ages 5 to 8 Pre-booking essential. Guardians must supervise their child during Knight School.... View more details - Dunster Castle - Knight School
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL
Tue 4 Aug, Tue 11 Aug, Tue 18 Aug, Tue 25 Aug

Create your own compostable plant pot, give it a face plant some seeds and wait to see your pot grow hair. Learn how to plant seeds to give them the best chance and how to care for them in their pots. When you get home, you can plant your pot... View more details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Terrific Tuesdays - Plant it, grow it, eat it
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Somerset BA2 5AH
Tue 4 Aug

Join EcoWild for wilderness adventures in the American Museum’s woodlands. Learn essential survival skills inspired by Native American tribes and early settlers. Carve your own tools, track animals, build shelters, and enjoy the great outdoors. View more details - American Wilderness Day
American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Claverton, Bath, Somerset BA2 7BD
Tue 4 Aug, Tue 11 Aug


 
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