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Dave Martin’s Jabbo Five at Martock Church More details - Dave Martin's Jabbo Five at Martock Church
Dave Martin is a well-known New Orlean-style jazz band leader in the West Country. As well as the Jabbo Five, he leads the 6-piece City Steam Jazz Band from Exeter.
Martock Parish Church, Church St, Martock
Thu 21 Jun
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More details - Garden Opening Fonthill House
Stunning gardens open to the public for the afternoon. Refreshments available plus Beckford Bottle Shop Bar. Tombola. Home produce sale. Origami cards and bird boxes made by prisoners. Prisoner Art Exhibition.
Fonthill House Tisbury
Sun 3 Jun
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More details - 9 Catherston Close - Open Garden for NGS
What a surprise around the corner in waiting, a small town garden which has grown to acre! Colour-themed shrub and herbaceous borders, pond, patios, pergolas and wild meadow areas lead to wonderful far reaching views. Productive vegetable and fruit garden with greenhouse.
9 Catherston Close, Frome
Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Thu 12 Jul

More details - The Way We Wed, A Celebration of the Wedding Gown, Past to Present
An exhibition of wedding gowns, photographs and memorabilia from the early 1900s - many with a local connection. Over 30 gowns on display, plus ’Flower Festival’.
St, Mary’s Church, Tarrant Gunville, Blandford Forum, Dorset. .
Today

More details - Stable Court - Open Garden for NGS
This exuberant garden was begun in 2010. Extending to about 1½ acres, it is naturalistic in style with a shrubbery, gravel garden, wild garden and pond where many trees have been planted. Overflowing with roses scrambling up trees, over hedges and walls.
Stable Court, Dorchester
Wed 6 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Artists and Photographers Day
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.
Elmcroft 11 Roman Road Glastonbury Somerset
Fri 8 Jun

Moonrakers’ Craft Fayre More details - Moonrakers' Craft Fayre
Tisbury’s Nadder Centre will host the very first ‘Moonrakers’ Craft Fayre’ – showcasing unique and fabulous crafts available from designers and artists in the South West.
Nadder Centre, Weaveland Road, Tisbury, near Salisbury
Sat 2 Jun
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More details - Skids
Skids + support. Artists performing: The Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Fri 8 Jun

More details - 84 Weymouth Road - Open Garden for NGS
Seasoned NGS garden openers opening a garden designed and planted by Simon Relph. The garden is open to celebrate his life. Architectural design of metal arches and geometrical raised beds surround raised pond. Many sculptured features by their son Alex Relph and other artists.
84 Weymouth Road, Frome
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Corscombe Fest
Corscombe Fest - Fun and Music all day long Saturday 9th June 2018 1-8pm The Fest is a lovely traditional event, there is truly something for everyone. Set in the grounds of Corscombe Court with its Moat it’s a unique place for a day out. A superb family day out, the very best in the area.
Corscombe Court, Corscombe, Dorset
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Rampisham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Parking signed at village hall and in field opp church. This beautiful historic village hosts a wide variety of gardens with 8 hidden gems and several open for the first time, incl some large well established gardens and smaller cottage gardens.
Rampisham Gardens, Rampisham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation ABBA Tribute Band
Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show, which combines costume changes, lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.
Royal British Legion Blandford Forum, Legion House, Church Lane, Blandford Forum
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Swing Dance Beginners Workshop
Fun and friendly Swing Dance Beginners workshop, suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to recap their dancing. This June we will be welcoming back our wonderful guest teacher Anna Rogers, from Lindy Hop Cardiff!
Hubnub Centre, Whittox Lane, Frome
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Tarrant Gunville Church Fete
Village fete with Teas & Cakes, many stalls including bric-a-brac, cakes, produce, books, plants, Vintage & pre loved clothing,Raffle,Jewellery, Bottle tombola, Pimms , music & entertainment by : Stour Valley Band & Mr. Merlin & Okey Dokey the Dragon, side- shows including Coconut shy, Bowling, Welliechuck, etc.
Eastbury House, Tarrant Gunville
Sat 9 Jun

More details - North Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
WE SINCERELY REGRET THAT ALL OPENINGS ARE CANCELLED FOR 2018 INCLUDING BY ARRANGEMENT VISITS. On leaving car park, walk past vegetables and through wild flowers to reach house and gardens. Although small there is much variety to find. Garden is divided with lots to explore as each part differs in style and feel.
North Cottage, Tisbury
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

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
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The English Country Garden Festival
Designed to celebrate the Great British Garden, the stunning 14-acre grounds of the Palace will feature guided tours, live music, expert speakers, BBQ food, ‘have a go’ skills and crafts and over 40 stalls, including a fabulous range of nurseries selling unusual and popular plants.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - A Swedish Serenade
The Ulrike Eleonora Choir from Sweden, featuring soloists Roma Loukes, soprano and Mikael Onelius, tenor, accompanied by piano, violin and trumpet and conducted by Lennert Ericsson, will perform a concert of sacred and secular music to include Jubilate by Hovland and Laudate Dominum by Mozart.
St. Martin’s Church, Church Lane, North Perrott
Sat 9 Jun

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
Sat 2 Jun

Open Farm Sunday at Fosse Farm More details - Open Farm Sunday at Fosse Farm
Fantastic family event. We open our farm gates & invite you to enjoy an educational & fun day out in the beautiful Somerset countryside. Many attractions, tractor trailer rides, farm animals, nature walks, vintage & modern machinery display, market stalls, BBQ, Bar & cream teas.
Fosse Farm South Street Stratton on the Fosse
Sun 10 Jun
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More details - Church Farm House - Open Garden for NGS
Wrapped around an old farmhouse are 2 walled gardens planted in contemporary cottage style, roses and clematis on walls and unusual perennials in deep borders give interest all seasons. South garden has progressive colourist design.
Church Farm House, nr Wells
Wed 6 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Stoberry Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Also open by arrangement 1 April to 30 Sept, please confirm your visit is to support the National Garden Scheme when booking.
Stoberry Garden, Wells
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Portraits, Kadia, Saskia Griffiths Moore at Petherton Folk Fest
Headliners are The Portraits, whose upbeat, worldly songs call for unity in these turbulent times and whose Jo Cox tribute song was described by Clare Balding (BBC Radio 2’s Good Morning Sunday show) as “So Beautiful, So Powerful” during their live session and interview in 2017.
David Hall Roundwell Street South Petherton
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Wellfield Barn - Open Garden for NGS
½-acre garden, created over 21yrs from concrete farmyard. Ha-ha, wonderful views, pond, lawn, mixed borders, formal sunken garden, hydrangea bed, grass walks and interesting young and semi-mature trees. Structured design integrates house and garden with landscape. New areas under development.
Wellfield Barn, Wells
Tue 29 May

More details - The Addams Family
The Athenaeum Youth Masqueraders bring everyone’s favourite kooky gothic family in The Addams Family Young@Part. Hundreds of years ago, the Addams family ancestors came from the old country and settled on a plot of land in what is now New York Central Park where the family flourished for many generations.
Warminster Athenaeum
Thu 31 May to Sat 2 Jun

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 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - 12th Langport 2 Day Festival of Walking
Walks over marked routes in the beautiful Somerset Countryside with bacon and sausage rolls available at the start and home made cakes at the end. Sweets and drinks en route. Start at The Angel, Bow Street, Langport OS map no.
The Angel, Bow Street, Langport
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Canzonetta 'music for a summer afternoon'
Canzonetta is presenting a concert for a summer afternoon at St. Andrew’s Church, Milborne St. Andrew on Sunday 10th June at 3pm. This popular close harmony group will be making its first appearance at St. Andrew’s, singing three and four part harmony songs from across five centuries.
St. Andrew’s Church, Church Hill, Milborne St. Andrew
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Barn Sale & Afternoon Tea
Lots of lovely items to browse including, books, dvds, cds, kitchen items, childrens toys & Bric a Brac . Always new stock. Teas & home made cakes in our Snack Room
Heaven’s Gate Farm West Henley
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Whitsun at Wookey Hole
We’re going dinosaur mad again! Come and meet our NEW animatronic dinosaurs! Walk among these giants and see how many you can name. Our 4D cinema will be playing Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, so join these pre-historic pals on a trilling adventure of a lifetime!
Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill Wookey Hole
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Henhayes Fete & Town Criers Competition
Town Crier Competition in the George Shopping Precinct in the morning. Henhayes Fete, in association with Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion. Activities; bar; food; live music; stalls; chainsaw woodcarving; classic military vehicles, Fire services demonstration.
Henhayes, Crewkerne
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bristol Old Vic Theatre School: The Mill on the Floss
Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence bring her into constant conflict with her family.
Frampton Village Hall Frampton Dorchester
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Living Spit: One Man & His Cow - A Play, A Pie and A Pint!
A man. A cow. A shed load of trouble. Trevor loves Judy. Judy loves Trevor. They’re best mates. Trouble is, Trevor’s family don’t approve. They think that Trevor should leave his prize cow alone and get on with looking after his farm.
Sixpenny Handley Village Hall Common Road Sixpenny Handley
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Moderate Walk
Beckington & Orchardleigh
On road at Beckington Village Hall ST799522
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Barrington Court - Paint a hand cut springtime wooden shape
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.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Barrington Court - Wildlife Days
Join us for our wildlife days - lots of outdoor fun for all the family. There will be wildlife crafts and a variety of hands-on activities with the Somerset Wildlife Trust, Wildlfowl & Wetlands Trust, Somerset Moth Group, Bumblebee Conservation Trust and others. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Barrington Court - Jazz on the Lawn
Our popular Jazz on the Lawn event is relaxed fun for everyone. Come along on either Saturday or Sunday, bring a picnic and something to sit on and enjoy some footstomping jazz tunes. This will be a perfect afternoon of jazz music on Barrington Court’s south lawn.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Moderate Walk
Westbury Leigh to Dilton Marsh
Westbury Leigh Car Park (opp Chinese Restaurant. ST862500)
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Longer Walk
Upton Scudamore
Westbury Leigh Car Park (opp Chinese Restaurant. ST862500)
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Somer Valley Family Arts Day
On Saturday 2nd June, artists from all over the Somer Valley will come together in a celebration of all things artistic for the Somer Valley Family Arts Day.
St Nicholas Church Field, Radstock
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Horn Park - Open Garden for NGS
Large, plantsmans garden with magnificent view to sea. Many rare and mature plants and shrubs in terraced, herbaceous, rock and water gardens. Woodland garden and walks in bluebell woods. Good autumn colouring. Wild flower meadow with 164 varieties incl orchids.
Horn Park, Beaminster
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Allington Strings Summer Concert
Allington Strings, under their new conductor, Mark Westwood, welcome Jonathan Delbridge as piano soloist in their summer concert at St Mary’s Church, Beaminster on the 10th of June 2018 at 3pm. Jonathan will be performing Haydn’s Piano Concert no. 11 in D major and Faure’s Eclogue.
St Mary’s church, Church St, Beaminster, Dorset
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Hardys Cottage - Biodiversity Day
Come along to Hardy’s Cottage and meet our team of Volunteer Ecologists. They will be setting up moth traps to collect data about the variety of species that can be found in Hardy’s garden. The moths will be displayed in dishes so you can have a close loo. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Hyde's House - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of wild and formal garden in beautiful situation with series of hedged garden rooms. Numerous shrubs, flowers and borders, all allowing tolerated wild flowers and preferred weeds, while others creep in. Large walled kitchen garden, herb garden and C13 dovecote (open).
Hyde’s House, Dinton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Inflatable Fun Dayz
Back for a 2nd year the Inflatable Fun Dayz will return to Grassacres Park on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March, then the 3rd weekend of each month up to and including September. Come along between 11am-4pm, and let the kids bounce themselves silly.
Grassacres Park, Eden Vale Road, Westbury
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Step Out for Stroke, Dorchester
Join us and the thousands of people across the UK this spring who will be ‘Stepping Out’ and walking to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke in your local community.
Borough Gardens, Dorchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Brownsea Island - WW1 Guided Walk
A free guided walk that explores Brownsea’s WW1 connections in this special centenary year. Take a tour around the island and discover it’s significance during WW1 with one of our expert volunteers. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Brownsea Island
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Max Gate - Poetry at Max Gate: Thomas Hardy & others
Members of the New Hardy Players read inspiring seasonal poetry by Thomas Hardy and other associated writers. Suggested donation to the New Hardy Players of 3. Booking Not Needed.
Max Gate
Thu 7 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

More details - Brownsea Island - Coastal wildlife walk
Join one of our experienced rangers and discover more about the creatures that make the Brownsea shoreline their home. Booking Essential. Phone: 01202 707744. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Brownsea Island
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Hardy Monument - Hardy Monument Abseil
Join the Royal British Legion and complete an abseil challenge. Help raise money to provide lifelong support to serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists, veterans and their families. Hosted by National Trust, organized by the Royal British Legion. 10 entry price and minimum fundraising pledge 100 per person.
Hardy Monument
Sun 10 Jun

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