Events Around Glastonbury

Today to Sun 19 Aug, closest first.    

More details - Glastonbury Open Garden in Aid of St Margarets Hospice
With stunning views of the Tor and the Levels, this tranquil yet diverse garden has been restored and redesigned by art historian and retired history teacher Joanna to reflect the ancient landscape and rich heritage of Glastonbury. Winner of the Special Award and First Prize in Glastonbury in Bloom 2017
Elmcroft 11 Roman Road Glastonbury Somerset
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Nature by Canoe at RSPB Ham Wall
Have you ever thought what Ham Wall would look like if you were an otter? Now here’s your chance to find out – Join a qualified instructor and an expert wildlife guide on this unique opportunity to experience this amazing nature reserve by canoe!
RSPB Ham Wall, Ashcott Road, Meare nr Glastonbury
Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sun 2 Sep

More details - Noël Coward’s 'Private Lives'
“I think very few people are completely normal really deep down in their private lives.” In Coward’s classic comedy of passion, romance, anger, laughter and love, he sets the stage for a battle of the sexes when divorced couple, Amanda and Elyot, find themselves unwittingly thrown together again.
The Burcott Inn, Wookey Road, Burcott, Wells.
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Noël Coward's 'Private Lives'
Award Winning ’Shooting Stars Theatre Company’ come to ’The Burcott Inn’ with an open air production of Noel Coward’s ’Private Lives’. “I think very few people are completely normal really deep down in their private lives.
The Burcott Inn, Wookey Road, Burcott, Wells
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Somer Inspirations
Twenty plus West Country artists, (several are national and international exhibitors of considerable standing), are collaborating, sharing expertise to provide an eclectic mix of two and three dimensional inspirational work, including paintings, prints, glass, textiles and wood.
Wells and Mendip Museum
Tue 31 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Sat 11 Aug
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More details - The Britten Youth Orchestra
The Britten Youth String Orchestra will play a lunchtime concert at The Bishop’s Palace in Wells. The talented group will perform a varied programme of string works including Warlock’s much-loved Capriol Suite, Rachmaninov’s atmospheric Vocalise and Grieg’s well-known Holberg Suite.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Free Concert - Britten Youth String Orchestra 12pm
Free* lunchtime concert at the Bishop’s Palace, Wells. Take some time out to explore the Palace and its beautiful gardens, and listen to some lovely music for string orchestra. The Britten Youth String Orchestra will be performing music by Warlock, Rachmaninov, Berlin, Grieg, Bloch and Shostakovich.
The Bishop’s Palace, Wells, Somerset
Thu 26 Jul

More details - The Tempest
This summer, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, in their fourteenth successful year, are bringing to The Bishop’s Palace Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece The Tempest – a play of soaring poetry, high comedy and tender love.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Midsummer Mayhem Family Fun Day
Join us for our annual ‘Midsummer Mayhem’ Family Fun Day in the Gardens of the Palace! This year’s day of fun will include a bouncy castle, a giant inflatable slide, crazy golf, balloon modelling, mini croquet, giant games, dressing up and face painting.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Rare Plant Fair
Are you a keen gardener or horticultural enthusiast? If so, you’ll want to join us for this perfect opportunity to find rare and unusual plants from a selection of top nurseries from all over the South West.
The Bishop’s Palace, Wells
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Somerset Chamber Choir Concert - Paradisi Gloria
The early eighteenth century was a golden age for music in the courts and cathedrals of Rome, Naples and Venice, which would never again be equaled. Venice, in particular, was a hotbed of creativity.
Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Summer at Wookey Hole
Bursting into summer means only one thing – FUN! For a full day out whatever the weather, look no further than Wookey Hole. Our caves offer a great adventure deep underground with guided tours telling you all about how they were formed and about the legendary witch who once dwelled in them!
Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill Wookey Hole
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Wild Wookey AFTER DARK
This Summer Wild Wookey is, for a limited time only, extending its offering of Wild Wookey Adventure Caving trips, to "Wild Wookey After Dark" experiences.
Wookey Hole Caves, Wookey Hole, Wells
Wed 25 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Family Fun Day & Dog Show
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Heaven’s Gate Farm West Henley
Sun 5 Aug

More details - The Evolver Prize
Visitors to ACEArts over the summer will have the opportunity to see the winning entry and the 49 runners-up of The Evolver Prize, as their work will be on show at the gallery throughout August.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Sat 28 Jul, Tue 31 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sat 18 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sat 25 Aug

More details - Drawn to Somerton
These free drawing workshops are suitable for all ages and abilities. Run with support from Somerton Town Council, the drop-in artist-led drawing session takes place between 11am and 4pm. For more details visit www.acearts.couk or email
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Sat 11 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 22 Sep

More details - Beekeeping Taster Day
If you’ve been considering finding out a bit more about beekeeping, or you know somebody who has, then this is the ideal opportunity. Somerton Beekeepers Association have held regular taster days, and here’s another one.
Downslade Quarrry, Downslade Lane, Upton, Long Sutton
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Collett Park Café presents Music in the Park
A whole day of live music including The Mangledwurzels, fully licenced bar, fun for all the family! Other acts to be announced. Latest details
The Bandstand, Collett Park, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Lytes Cary Manor - Bumblebee safari
Join one of the volunteers from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust on a bumblebee safari around the estate. We will show you the different bumblebee species up close, how to identify each species, and provide interesting information on the bumblebee lifecycle. Booking Essential. Phone: 01458 224471.
Lytes Cary Manor, near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton,
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Sutton Hosey Manor - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres, of which 2 walled. Lily canal through pleached limes leading to amelanchier walk past duck pond; rose and juniper walk from Italian terrace; judas tree avenue; ptelea walk. Ornamental potager. Drive-side shrubbery.
Sutton Hosey Manor, Long Sutton
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Hackett arrives at Kilver Court Designer Village!
We’re excited to be welcoming Hackett to Kilver Court. You won’t want to miss this new brand with up to 70% off jackets, trousers, chinos, polos, shirts and accessories
Kilver Court Designer Village, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet Somerset
Today to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Summer Sale Now On at Kilver Court Designer Village!
Time to re-inspire your summer wardrobe at Kilver Court’s Summer Sale! There are further markdowns on many top name brands, including up to 70% off Orlebar Brown and Heidi Klein, further markdowns at Whistles and Bamford and up to 75% off Chinti & Parker. When it gets chillier there are Pringle men’s jumpers from £59.
Kilver Court Designer Village, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet Somerset
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Family Fun Festival
Come join us here at Kings Fitness & Leisure in Cheddar where you can find an activity for all the family! We will be running tours of our facilities and showing you what we can offer you! Meet ’Spike’ our pool inflatable and have the opportunity to try it out!
Kings Fitness & Leisure Station Road Cheddar
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Hurds Hill Langport Open garden in aid of St Margarets Hospice
Stunning Regency Country House set on a hill with far reaching views of the Somerset Levels, the 3 acre garden features large herbaceous borders, a newly planted mixed fruit orchard, and extensive grounds.
Hurds Hill Westover Langport Somerset

More details - Discovery Days
Is your family up to the challenge of taking on some of the Haynes Discovery Missions? Working together you will need to employ all of your detective skills. With each mission your first task will be to identify an object or objects contained within a mystery bags.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Tue 24 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

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