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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Susie Ro Album Launch with full acoustic band + support from Mobius Loop
Susie tours internationally with her harmony singing workshops and performs beautiful songs on guitar.
Glastonbury Assembly Rooms, High St, Glastonbury
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Somerset Garden Day
On Sunday 13th May, we’re celebrating Somerset Garden Day with a simple ambition in mind: to encourage everyone in Somerset to down tools, enjoy the diverse pleasures of their gardens and acknowledge the hard work that goes into keeping them special.
Glastonbury Tor
Sun 13 May

More details - Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 and Tchaikovsky Overture-Fantasy Romeo and Juliet with the MSO
The third of MSO’s guest conductors is the highly accomplished Hitoshi Suzuki Our soloist, Hilary Suckling, graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and the University of Cambridge. A previous favourite with MSO (Schumann Piano Concerto 2013), Hilary returns to perform Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto.
Strode Theatre Street
Sat 12 May

More details - Somerset Day Celebrations
A day of dancing and music and crafts King Alfred giving out flags and cakes
The HIgh Street, STREET
Sat 12 May

More details - Surfers Against Sewage Live Music Fundraiser
Plastic Free Wells group are hosting a fundraiser for Surfers Against Sewage who developed a programme to help towns and cities go single-use plastic free. Wells will celebrate accreditation with live music, bar and snacks.
Town Hall Wells Market Place
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Wells May Charter Fair
Annual Charter Fair, with full Civic Opening and Blessing of The Fair at 11am,on the Saturday with fair open until 11pm. A sponsored Buffet Lunch for invited guests follows the tour of the fair at the nearby Swan Hotel. The fair is also open on the Friday from 5pm to 11pm.
Wells Market Place
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - 'Breathe' - an exhibition by Gail Mason
‘Breathe is a new exhibition by multi award-winning printmaker and artist Gail Mason, opening on 34d March 2018 in the Exhibition Room of the Bishop’s Palace.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Somerset Garden Day - Create a Floral Crown
Somerset Garden Day, Sunday 13th May, is an annual celebration of gardens and gardening - a chance to celebrate the hard work you put into making your garden a haven.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sat 12 May

More details - Martin Bentham RWA: Latest Paintings
Martin has been a full time professional artist painter since graduating from Exeter College of Art & Design in 1985. Primarily a figurative painter, he prefers to work directly from his chosen subjects, which are mostly derived from the people and landscape of the Mendip Hills, where he lives.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sat 12 May to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Singing Workshop with Issy Emenery
Experience an uplifting day of singing in the wonderful surroundings and acoustics of The Bishop’s Chapel at The Bishop’s Palace.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sun 20 May

More details - Milton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Mature Grade II terraced garden. Sloping land transformed into architectural terraces with profusion of plants capitalising on views of Wells Cathedral and Vale of Avalon. 1960, garden was lovingly restored to its former glory, orchard replaced with collection of ornamental trees.
Milton Lodge, Wells
Sun 13 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - May Barn Sale & Afternoon Teas
Huge Barn Sale with lots of items and curious for you to browse, including books, dvds and cds. Why not also have a cup of Tea or coffee and a scrumptious home made cake in our Snack Room whilst you decide what to buy!
Heaven’s Gate Farm West Henley
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - 'Weather Report'
ACEArts will welcome Royal West of England Academy member Deborah Westmancoat next month, whose exhibition ‘Weather Report’ runs from 21st April until 19th May. Deborah is a contemporary artist based in Somerset, who graduated from Plymouth University with a first class honours degree in Fine Art in 2014.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Today to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of The Duck with The Mangledwurzels!
The Duck at Burtle celebrates it’s 2nd Anniversary with The Mangledwurzels who will be performing two sets from c. 9:00pm onwards. For full details see the venue website or social media. The Mangledwurzels are a three-piece Scrumpy & Western band from Somerset.
The Duck at Burtle, Station Road, Burtle, Somerset
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Midney Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
1.4 acre plantsmans garden, where unusual planting combinations, interesting use of colour, subtle themes and a natural flowing style create a garden full of variety and inspiring ideas. Increasingly known for it’s wildlife friendly planting.
Midney Gardens, Somerton
Sun 13 May

More details - Kilver Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kilver Court Gardens in Somerset is the perfect day out for those looking to explore a little known treasure. Today, the gardens, which have appeared on BBC Gardeners’ World, are like stepping into another world - a peaceful oasis away from modernity.
Kilver Court Gardens, Shepton Mallet
Thu 10 May

More details - Haynes Breakfast Club
Calling all motoring enthusiasts! On the first Sunday of each month we host a breakfast club which is open to all marques. As well as meeting other like-minded enthusiasts, owners can chat over a coffee and a hearty breakfast (from a full English to a bacon roll) in Café 750.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 6 May

More details - Haynes Bikers’ Breakfast Ride-in
Calling all biking enthusiasts! On the third Sunday of each month we host a breakfast ride-in which is open to all marques of motorcycle. As well as meeting other bikers, participants can chat over a coffee and a hearty breakfast (from a full English to a bacon roll) in Café 750.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 20 May

More details - Open Garden in Aid of St Margaret's Hospice
This 1 ½ acre garden has been developed by Richard and Marion over the last 25 years from a few horse paddocks. The stunning garden on the edge of the Somerset Levels now includes a fine collection of trees, both specimen and orchard varieties to inspire visiting gardeners.
Little Orchard 8 Church Road East Hunstpill HIGHBRIDGE Somerset
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Willow Weaving Workshop
Willow Weaving Workshop with local Willow Weaver Maurice Fawcett. Have fun making your own willow creations to take home. All ages welcome. Book early to avoid disappointment!
ASH Pavilion, Ash Recreation Ground, Main Street, ASH.
Sun 20 May

More details - Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS
The garden boasts stunning views of the Somerset Levels, Burrow Mump and Glastonbury Tor, but even on a hazy day this 5 acre garden offers plenty of interest. Woodland walks, varied borders, flowering meadow and several ponds; also kitchen garden, greenhouses, orchards and unique standing stone as focal point.
Hillcrest, Taunton
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Watcombe - Open Garden for NGS
¾-acre mature Edwardian garden with colour-themed, informally planted herbaceous borders. Strong framework separating several different areas; pergola with varied wisteria, unusual topiary, box hedging, lime walk, pleached hornbeams, cordon fruit trees, 2 small formal ponds and growing collection of clematis.
Watcombe, Winscombe
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Thu 7 Jun

More details - Rock & Pop Music Quiz!
Pencils and pens up! It’s time to limber up your brain with our Rock and Pop Quiz, in other words, the popular Rock & Pop Quiz Music nights return to the Bridgwater Arts Centre Bar. To enter, all you need is a MAXIMUM of 4 people per team, then, just turn up on the night with your team!
11-13 Castle Street, Bridgwater
Fri 18 May

The LYRA Singers at Martock Parish Church on 26th April More details - The LYRA Singers at Martock Parish Church on 26th April
The LYRA Singers from St Petersburg, comprising some 25 singers, all trained by various Conservatoires in that City, send small groups (4-5) to UK, to continental Europe and to USA to give concerts of Russian church music, folk songs and choral pieces by famous Russian composers.
All Saints Church, Church Street, Martock
Thu 26 Apr
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Martock Church PCC welcome the famous Jonathan Veira to perform on 19th May More details - Martock Church PCC welcome the famous Jonathan Veira to perform on 19th May
This amazing talented & versatile international singer and comedian is coming to Martock as part of his "Songs & Tales" tour. He is essentially a musical chameleon - performing songs of great diversity to an incredibly high standard - perhaps unique in the world of entertainment.
All Saints Church, Church Street, Martock
Sat 19 May
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More details - Fauré Requiem, Handel Coronation Anthems & Iain Cooper Benedicite
Join Bridgwater Choral Society with Conductor Iain Cooper for a performance of Fauré’s Requiem and Handel’s Coronation Anthems. We are also delighted to be giving the first performance of Iain Cooper’s Benedicite for Choir, Brass, Piano Duet and Timpani.
St Mary’s Church, Bridgwater.
Sat 12 May

More details - Open Gardens & Heritage Trail - Leigh on Mendip
Visit our village Open Gardens and discover the heritage buildings and their associated families. Refreshments – delicious cream teas at the Old Vicarage and light lunches. Plants for sale. Car transport available for those with limited mobility.
Memorial Hall (for tickets), Leigh on Mendip
Sun 20 May

More details - East Lambrook Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The quintessential English cottage garden created by C20 gardening legend Margery Fish. Plantsman’s paradise with old-fashioned and contemporary plants grown in a relaxed and informal manner to create an extraordinary garden of great beauty and charm.
East Lambrook Manor Gardens, East Lambrook
Sun 13 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Home Education - your questions answered
Whether you have already started home educating or are still considering if this may be the right option for you, this is an opportunity to have your questions answered and make informed choices about your child’s education.
North Petherton Community Centre Fore Street North Petherton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Princess Theatre, Princess St, Burnham-on-Sea
Thu 3 May

More details - A Doll's House.  A new adaptation by Theatrical Niche Ltd of Ibsen's classic tale.
Mr & Mrs Helmer are the iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, socialising. They excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas-time, it seems there are a few things that Mr. Helmer may not have mentioned in the foreword.
Princess Theatre and Art Centre, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea
Thu 10 May

More details - Montacute House - 'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'
New for the Long Gallery 2018 open season. for 2018 the National Portrait Gallery’s special exhibition will be ’Elizabeth of Bohemia : the Winter Queen’ and will feature contemporary portraits of this fascinating woman and those connected to her. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Montacute House, Montacute
Today to Thu 3 May

More details - Montacute House - Levels' Best Craft & Farmers' Markets
All your local food and crafts at one quality market. Held in the old stables, this ever popular and award winning ’best in Somerset’ market is a must for those who like top quality local produce and crafts. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Montacute House, Montacute
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 19 May

More details - Montacute House - 'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'
New for the Long Gallery 2018 open season. for 2018 the National Portrait Gallery’s special exhibition will be ’Elizabeth of Bohemia : the Winter Queen’ and will feature contemporary portraits of this fascinating woman and those connected to her. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Montacute House, Montacute
Fri 4 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Traditional Country Fayre 13/05/18
Save the Date as this is going to be an amazing event! "13th May 2018" We would love for you to join us in a celebration of the great British countryside for all that work and live there to create a great day out for all ages and walks of life.
Pen House, Penselwood Nr. Wincanton
Sun 13 May

More details - Push the boat out. Free family sailing experience
“PUSH THE BOAT OUT” AND TRY SAILING on Monday 7th MAY or Monday 28th May AT DURLEIGH RESERVOIR with DURLEIGH SAILING CLUB and Somerset Youth and Community Sailing Association who are combining to bring you this FREE fun taster day on the water.
Durleigh Sailing Club, Durleigh Reservoir, Durleigh, Nr Bridgwater
Mon 7 May

More details - Magnificent Mr Handel
The Phoenix Singers with Director of Music Andrew Maddocks present an evening of music by Handel with Messiah, opera and Oratorio excerpts. Soprano ~ Alice Privett Orchestra of Opera Settecento
Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, South Petherton.
Sat 19 May

More details - Cider and Cheese Night at Wincanton Racecourse
Wincanton Racecourse will be celebrating three of Somerset’s greatest things – cheese, cider and racing on Thursday, May 10. With live music from The Enrichments throughout the evening and advanced tickets from just £12, its an evening not to be missed.
Wincanton Racecourse
Thu 10 May

More details - Smarket Ladies Day at Wincanton Racecourse
Wincanton Racecourse’s Smarkets Ladies Day on May 15 is when the elegance of racing will come to the fore as there are some fabulous prizes to win for the best dressed ladies and gentlemen too.
Wincanton Racecourse
Tue 15 May

More details - The Flax Barn - Open Garden for NGS
A modern masterpiece hosting herbaceous perennials, ornamental grasses, spring bulbs, crocus lawn, assortments of alliums and agapanthus and much more! Wend your way past a pond, sculptures, shrubs, circular lawns and then take a breath, maybe even a cup of tea, in an opulent rotating orb.
The Flax Barn, Norton Sub Hamdon
Sun 6 May

More details - Lower Shalford Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Fairly large open garden with extensive lawns and wooded surroundings. Small winterbourne stream running through with several stone bridges. Walled rose/parterre garden, hedged herbaceous garden and several ornamental ponds. Work is in constant progress.
Lower Shalford Farm, Wincanton
Sat 12 May

More details - Wednesday Textile Workshops!
Increase your sewing confidence - come to our "Get to know your Sewing Machine" workshop. Chrissie Cottle (experienced in all aspects of sewing) will take you step-by-step through the capabilities of your machine & answer all your questions. Class size limited to 4 students - so you get plenty of attention.
Lillesdon, Nr. North Curry, Taunton
Wed 9 May

More details - St Margarets Hospice Yeovil Summer Fete
A Fun day for the whole family held in the gardens of St Margaret’s Hospice. there is everything from craft stalls to dog shows, a vintage tea rooms, bar and BBQ as wells as games and activities for the whole family.
St Margarets Hospice Little Tarrat Lane Yeovil
Sat 12 May

More details - Seavington Spring Quiz Night
A fun quiz night in aid of improvements to the Seavington Community Shop and Cafe. Teams of 6 or join others on the night. Bar from 7pm. Delicious supper included in ticket price. All welcome.
Seavington Millennium Hall, Water Street, Seavington St Mary
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Stomping Ivories (dueling pianos)
All the way from Australia for one night only!! The Stomping Ivories are a ’dueling pianos’ act from Australia covering a range of music from Mozart to Metallica. Bring your song requests along; there is nothing these three Sydney boys won’t attempt to play!
East Coker Village Hall Halves Lane East Coker
Fri 4 May

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Chelwood Village Hall
Fri 11 May

More details - Forest Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre mature garden with many camellias and rhododendrons in May. Lovely views towards Blackmore Vale. Part formal with pleached hornbeam alle and rill, part water garden with lake. Wonderful roses in June. Unusual spring flowering trees such as Davidia involucrata, many beautiful cornus. Interesting garden sculpture.
Forest Lodge, Pen Selwood
Thu 10 May, Thu 14 Jun

More details - An Evening with Shane Williams
Fri 4 May, 7:30pm £24 All tickets One of the biggest names in Welsh rugby, Shane Williams in second only to David Campese in the list of all-time international try scorers.
Tacchi Morris Arts Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - A Brave Face – Vamos Theatre
A Brave Face – Vamos Theatre Weds 9 May, 7:30pm £13 / £11 Concs. / £8 Students Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Wed 9 May

More details - The Little Mermaid – Ballet Theatre UK
The Little Mermaid – Ballet Theatre UK Fri 11 May, 7:30pm £15 / £10 Students / £ Group bookings for Schools (Buy 10 tickets, get 1 free) Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Fri 11 May