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Events Around Minehead

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More details - Exmoor Rail - The show next to the station
An annual event organised by The Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers, featuring many high quality layouts, demonstrations, plus a selection of traders and Societies. The modern venue is adjacent to Minehead station right on the seafront. It is disabled friendly and has a restaurant selling hot & cold food/drinks all day.
The Minehead Eye Mart Road, Minehead
Sat 3 Aug 19

More details - Open air performance of light classical music
An open air performance of light classical music and popular pieces performed by the choir and orchestra from the Yarn Market Hotel’s annual Music Holiday Week. The performance will take place in the old Yarn Market in the High Street, usually around 2.
Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Sat 17 Aug 19

More details - Pond Dipping and Picnic
Pond Dipping and Picnic Wed 31st July, Tues 6th August, Wed 14th August, Tues 20th August and Wed 28th August 11am to 1pm. Where: Blackford woodland near the National Trust’s Holnicote Estate Office. (Directions provided on booking) Price: suggested donation of £2 per child.
Blackford woodland near the National Trust’s Holnicote Estate Office. Directions provided on booking.
Wed 31 Jul, Tue 6 Aug, Wed 14 Aug, Tue 20 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Riverlands Community Event
Come along to our free event to find out more about this exciting project. Meet project staff, get close up to water voles and take part in activities such as pond dipping. No need to book. Contact Sammy Fraser, Engagement Officer on 077411 29245 to find out more.
Piles Mill, Holnicote, Exmoor
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – 13 & 14 Brendon Close, Roadwater
As part of the 2019 annual Glorious Open Gardens on behalf of St Margaret’s Hospice, 13 & 14 Brendon Close, Roadwater, Watchet TA23 0RG will be open to the public on Sunday 11th August 2019 between 11.00am and 5.00pm.
13 & 14 Brendon Close, Roadwater, Watchet, Somerset
Sun 11 Aug 19

More details - Brompton Regis Show & Gymkhana
Brompton Regis Show & Gymkhana - now in its 66th year, is a traditional village show with something for everyone, including the dog, horse and pony! Set in a stunning area with wonderful views to the surrounding countryside. All entries on the day for the popular dog show (pedigree and fun dog classes).
Brompton Regis Cricket Field
Sat 17 Aug 19

More details - Elworthy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre plantsman’s garden in tranquil setting. Island beds, scented plants, clematis, unusual perennials and ornamental trees and shrubs to provide yr-round interest. In spring, pulmonarias, hellebores and more than 350 varieties of snowdrops.
Elworthy Cottage, Taunton
Sun 11 Aug, Mon 26 Aug, Thu 29 Aug

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Croquet lawn leads to multi-level garden overlooking 3 large ponds with winding paths, climbing roses and overviews. Brook with waterfall flows through garden past fascinating summerhouse built by owner. Benched deck overhangs first pond.
The Old Vicarage, South Molton
Sat 17 Aug 19 and Sun 18 Aug

More details - Castle Tour
Explore St Donat’s hidden delights on your guided tour through the castle and its exquisitely manicured Tudor gardens. Meet your Guide at St Donat’s Arts Centre shortly before starting your tour.
St Donats Castle St Donat’s, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan
Sun 4 Aug, Sun 11 Aug

More details - Llantwit Major Flower & Vegetable Show
Llantwit Major Horticultural Society’s annual Flower & Vegetable Show will be held in the Llantonian Hall, Llantwit Major CF61 1TF. Come along and enjoy all the horticultural stalls - flowers, vegetables, floral arrangements, baking, brewing and preserves.
Llantwit Major/Llanilltud Fawr Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 17 Aug 19

More details - Venn Cross Engine House - Open Garden for NGS
Former GWR goods yard. 4 acres of formal and less formal gardens of interest to gardeners and railway buffs alike. An acre of orchid rich wild flower meadow. Areas of mass-planted candelabra primulas start the summer with many large sweeping herbaceous borders bursting into colour as the season progresses.
Venn Cross Engine House, Taunton
Today, Sat 24 Aug, Sun 25 Aug

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Garden Tours
There’s more to Coleridge than the Cottage. Discover the stories of the poet’s garden, and how it didn’t turn out quite how he planned... Hidden behind the Cottage exterior, there is a garden and wildflower meadow.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Today to Mon 5 Aug

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Garden Tours
There’s more to Coleridge than the Cottage. Discover the stories of the poet’s garden, and how it didn’t turn out quite how he planned... Hidden behind the Cottage exterior, there is a garden and wildflower meadow.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Tue 6 Aug 19 to Fri 30 Aug

More details - The Vale Show
The Vale Show regularly attracts over 20,000 people from all walks of life, from town and from countryside. The Show has grown considerably over the years and is now the largest one day event in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Fonmon Castle Fonmon, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
Wed 7 Aug 19

More details - Isle of Fire Weekender
The award winning Isle of Fire returns to transform Barry Island into a beautiful fiery landscape with flaming flowers, scorching sculptures and entrancing trees. Enjoy the Lantern Parade, flaming Viking Ship, live music and street entertainers for two evenings along Barry Island Gardens and Promendade.
Barry Island Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
Today

More details - Glastonbarry Tribute Festival 2019
A jam-packed weekend full of the best tribute bands around brought to you by Mack Events. Venue: Romilly Park, Barry CF62 6RN.
Barry Island Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 27 Jul 19 and Sun 28 Jul

More details - Barry Island 10K
Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Barry Island 10K – which brings a summertime festival of running to the popular seaside resort with a 10K race and family fun run. A firm favourite with runners – renowned for it’s varied and scenic route, unbeatable crowd support and feel-good atmosphere.
Barry Island Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 3 Aug 19 and Sun 4 Aug

More details - Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate - Open Garden for NGS
Large, ever developing garden of 200 acre estate around ancient historic manor house. Wildlife garden. Restored old fish ponds, stream and woodland rich in bird life. Unusual fruit orchard. Scented historic narcissi bulbs in Apr, roses in June, astilbes and phlox early July.
Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate, South Molton
Sun 4 Aug

More details - Cothay Manor & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Few gardens are as evocatively romantic as Cothay. Laid out in 1920s and replanted in 1990s within the original framework, Cothay encompasses a rare blend of old and new. Plantsman’s paradise set in 12 acres of magical gardens. Small nursery and tea room. Sorry no dogs or picnicking in gardens.
Cothay Manor & Gardens, Wellington
Sun 28 Jul 19

More details - Cowbridge Farmers Market
The Vale of Glamorgan Farmers market at Cowbridge is normally held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month (except Deceber & January) at Arthur John’s Car Park, 43 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AB.
Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 3 Aug

More details - Cowbridge Farmers Market
The Vale of Glamorgan Farmers market at Cowbridge is normally held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month (except Deceber & January) at Arthur John’s Car Park, 43 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AB.
Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 17 Aug, Sat 7 Sep, Sat 21 Sep, Sat 5 Oct

More details - Mister Magnolia
A new family musical adaptation of the wonderful Quentin Blake story. Mister Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who’s a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a swimming pool.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Cannington, Nr Bridgwater
Sun 28 Jul 19

More details - The Comedy of Errors
Open-Air Shakespeare production, bring along a picnic and enjoy this classic comedy in a beautiful setting. Folksy Theatre present Shakespeare’s classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Cannington, Nr Bridgwater
Fri 2 Aug 19

More details - Chevithorne Barton - Open Garden for NGS
Newly planted areas complement walled garden, summer borders and woodland of rare trees and shrubs. In spring, garden features a large collection of magnolias, camellias, and rhododendrons. Home to National Collection of Quercus (Oaks) comprising over 440 different taxa.
Chevithorne Barton, Tiverton
Sun 4 Aug, Sun 1 Sep

More details - The Pete Allen Jazz Band
The Pete Allen Jazz Band plays an exciting and entertaining musical selection of happy traditional jazz, it’s a sound that everyone can enjoy and understand, being a combination of well played music with a professional presentation.
The Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, Wellington
Sun 4 Aug 19

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