Based on the inspirational previously untold true story of three brilliant African-American women who break through the glass ceiling at NASA to help send John Glenn into space. Brought to you by FilmCrew - tickets are £6 for visitors.
Monthly Table top and craft market at the Henhayes Centre, Crewkerne . Dates for 2018 are:
February 17th, March 17th, April 21st, May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th Tables cost just £5 each.
The Henhayes Community Centre South Street Car Park Crewkerne Tel. 01460 74340
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.
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.
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.
Take the challenge of St Michael’s hill by climbing to the top for one of the best views of Somerset. Avoid the hustle and bustle of Easter trails and chocolate eggs for a day. Explore St Michaels Hill, steeped in wildlife and history.
Make up your own design and paint a hand cut wooden decoration. There will be a selection of shapes for you to choose from. Come along if you fancy doing something a bit different; this is a fun and relaxing activity that all the family can enjoy. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome.
What shape will your den be' Will it be round and low to the ground or tall and pointing to the sky' See how inventive you can be with sticks, twigs and logs, in our woods. A full day of outdoor fun, down in the woods with Ranger George and his team, drop in for half an hour or stay as long as you like.
Barrington Court is the best place for a great Easter egg hunt. Lots of running around, lots of fresh air and a Cadbury’s chocolate prize. Follow the clues through the orchard and garden and find your prize! Come along and have some great outdoor fun. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome.
A chance to have a go at making a simple willow shape. Our drop in sessions are great fun for families. Suggested donation: 2 per person. Try your hand at making a simple willow shape, like a dream catcher, dragonfly or decorative summer wreath. Our skilled volunteer Carol will show you how. Booking Not Needed.
Well known garden constructed in 1920 by Col Arthur Lyle from derelict farmland (C19 cattle stalls still exist). Gertrude Jekyll suggested planting schemes for the layout. Paved paths with walled rose and iris, white and lily gardens, large kitchen garden.
5 acre garden developed by present owners over last 20 yrs. Formal areas with topiary near house, naturalistic planting elsewhere. Many bulbs including fritillaries, erythroniums, tulips and wood anemones. Extensive bog garden with pond and stream planted with candelabra primroses and other moisture lovers.
Come along to one of the first festivals of 2018, Earth Hour Chard is a fab event combining some of the best bands and musicians in the South West along with Eco traders and workshops, entertainers, poets and fun childrens’ events.
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Get ready for the chocolate hunt. Come and join us for an Easter egg hunt around the Lytes Cary Manor estate. Follow the clues and discover a chocolate surprise. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lytes Cary Manor, near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton,
6/7 acres of formal and informal gardens. Bog garden beside stream and series of ponds. Yew hedges and mature trees. Lime and crab apple walks, herbaceous borders, colourful rose and clematis arches, fernery and nuttery. Walled vegetable garden and orchard. Woodland and lakeside walks. Fine views.
St Michael’s Artists welcome you to visit their studios and workspaces over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Come and see new work and work in progress, purchase original artworks and crafts, prints and cards.
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
Sat 21 Apr, Tue 24 Apr 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
A Textile Craft & Resources Fair with a Vintage Flavour!
Stock up on materials for those summer Spring projects!
Fabric remnants, Haberdashery,Yarn, Linens,
Unfinished/Unwanted textile projects, Tools & Materials, Craft Books,
Quality Nearly New Clothing & Vintage.
Sherborne-based toy shop The Toy Barn will be hosting a fancy dress Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday.
Tickets include an egg hunt, chocolate Easter egg and unlimited play on the climbing frames, swings, trampolines and wendy houses in the display and play orchard.
Children should come dressed in fancy dress.