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Today to Fri 22 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Friday Night is Music Night with visiting Adur Concert Band
The Adur Concert Band is based in West Sussex near Shoreham and is one of the leading wind bands in the area. It has been in existence since 1991 under the musical direction of Andrew Burchfield since 1994.
Regal Theatre 10-16 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Circus funtastic
Excellent family fun with this brand new circus for 2018. Acts from across the world including Czech republic, Las Vegas, Romania and many more. In town for 1 week only!! Open Wednesday 30th May- Sunday 3rd. Showtimes: Weekdays 5pm & 7.30 Saturday’s 2pm & 5pm Sunday 1pm & 3.
Minehead Rugby Club Ellicombe lane
Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dunster Festival Break
A 3 night hotel accommodation break during Dunster Festival’s weekend of classical performances which take place in the Priory Church of St. George, Dunster. Performers include The Sacconi Quartet and The Marian Consort.
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Dunster Castle - A trail of tales - family trail
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail. A trail of tales takes you from the modern day to the Viking invasion. Follow the trail around the site to solve the questions and learn more about Dunster’s gory past. Booking Not Needed.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Dunster Castle - Dunster Castle Uncovered
Go behind the ropes on this special tour. Take a peek behind closed doors and discover parts of the Castle you won’t have seen before on this 45 minute tour. Tours are running throughout the day and are not pre-bookable. Booking Not Needed.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - Have-a-go archery
How good is your aim' Have a go at archery on Green Court. Pistol shooting will be available on selected dates as well. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Sun 27 May to Tue 29 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - Victorian Falconry
Period Victorian dog and hawk demonstrations. Visit the Victorian Hawk House where a variety of hawks, owls and falcons can be seen at roost, chat to the period-costumed falconers and meet Bella the working dog. Every display is different and some require help from lucky hand-picked volunteers. Booking Not Needed.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun, Tue 24 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Dunster Castle - Civil War Weekend
Join the Taunton Garrison for a weekend of rolling skirmishes, weaponry displays and musket displays. With live demonstrations throughout the day you can see what life was like defending the castle during the Civil War. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01643 821314. Dogs on leads welcome.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - Little Women - Outdoor Theatre
Bring a picnic and enjoy this timeless story in the beautiful surroundings of Dunster Castle. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Little Women
Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Dunster Castle and Gardens, Dunster
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Dunster Castle - World War I assault course
Right you ’orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! Come and be put through your paces on our military assault course. Right you ’orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! And there is a place in the line for all of you. So stand up straight, be proud and join the line today!
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Thu 9 Aug, Fri 10 Aug

More details - Halsecombe House and Halsecombe Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Set on top of Porlock Hill with outstanding views of Welsh coast, the Bristol Channel and surrounding Exmoor hills, a breathtaking location. Lawns on different levels, all with sweeping views of surrounding countryside.
Halsecombe House and Halsecombe Cottage, Minehead
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Greencombe - Open Garden for NGS
An organic woodland garden of international renown, Greencombe stretches along a sheltered hillside and offers outstanding views over Porlock Bay. Moss covered paths meander through a collection of ornamental plants that flourish beneath a canopy of oaks, hollies, conifers and chestnuts.
Greencombe, Porlock
Wed 30 May

More details - Greencombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
An organic woodland garden of international renown, Greencombe stretches along a sheltered hillside and offers outstanding views over Porlock Bay. Moss covered paths meander through a collection of ornamental plants that flourish beneath a canopy of oaks, hollies, conifers and chestnuts.
Greencombe Gardens, Porlock
Wed 30 May

More details - Bicknoller and Over Stowey Open Gardens
Sparrows in Over Stowey is a cottage garden on the foothills of the Quantocks, dominated by three very old copper beeches. The garden is a shaded small pretty garden with plenty of places to sit in peace with your homemade cake and tea. A plant stall with be available with many unusual pants for sale.
Combe Cottage and Lady Furlong, Bicknoller plus Sparrows at Over Stowey
Sun 27 May

More details - Stogumber Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
7 delightful and very varied gardens in picturesque village at edge of Quantocks. 3 surprisingly large gardens in village centre, one semi-wild garden, and 3 very large gardens on outskirts of village, with many rare and unusual plants. Conditions range from waterlogged clay to well-drained sand.
Stogumber Gardens, Stogumber
Sun 17 Jun

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 300 varieties of snowdrops.
Elworthy Cottage, Taunton
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Vellacott - Open Garden for NGS
Large informal garden on S-facing slope with splendid views of the Quantock and Brendon Hills. Profusely planted with a wide selection of herbaceous perennials, shrubs and trees. Restored shepherd’s hut sits in small orchard and wildflower area - a tranquil place to enjoy the surroundings.
Vellacott, Crowcombe
Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May, Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun

More details - Reeds Court - Open Garden for NGS
A series of gardens within a garden. Approx 1½ acres. Structured but wild, with striking yet subtle planting. Meander through the different rooms to discover a wealth of colour, scents, shapes and foliage.
Reeds Court, Taunton
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Practical pottery, throwing and ceramics days
We’ve opened our ceramics and pottery studio here at Ashbrook, for those who wish to get to know clay and try their hand at throwing or hand building.
Waterrow, Taunton
Today to Fri 8 Jun

More details - Practical pottery, throwing and ceramics days
We’ve opened our ceramics and pottery studio here at Ashbrook, for those who wish to get to know clay and try their hand at throwing or hand building.
Waterrow, Taunton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Beyond The Border Festival 2018
Beyond The Border returns to St Donats Castle for a 2-day Birthday Barnstormer celebrating 25 years of the finest international performance storytelling.
St Donats Castle St Donat’s, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cantemus Chamber Choir: Under a Celtic Sky
Under a Celtic Sky - Music for Midsummer Night. Don’t miss this atmospheric evening of beautiful Celtic choral works selected from Cantemus’ current CD release.
St Donats Castle St Donat’s, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan
Thu 21 Jun

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
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Llantwit Garden - Open Garden for NGS
This is a Japanese garden with a Zen gate, Torri gate and Japanese lanterns featuring a large collection of Japanese style trees, which incl an English elm, oak, larch etc., a pagoda and 3 water features which incl the great Amazon waterfall along with large Buddha’s head and new pond.
Llantwit Garden, Llantwit Major
Sun 27 May

More details - Sparrows - Open Garden for NGS
Shaded cottage garden, full of interesting and unusual shrubs and plants. 3 very old copper beeches shade a collection of ferns and woodland plants; a path leads you to the middle lawn, then to a pretty view of the foothills of the Quantocks. Sit and have a cup of tea in one of the many nooks and crannies.
Sparrows, Bridgwater
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Poetry Reading
Sit back, relax, and listen to some poetry in the place where Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote ’Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ and ’Kubla Khan’.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Mon 28 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Family Story Time
Have you heard the tale of Sailor Sam' Or the story of the mice who lived in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s house' These 15 minute storytelling sessions are perfect for children aged 4-7 (and the young at heart!
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Thu 31 May, Thu 26 Jul

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,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Cottage Uncovered
Discover the unusual, lesser-known tales of Coleridge Cottage and it’s strange history in these tours of the house and garden. Samuel Taylor Coleridge may be the Cottage’s most famous resident, but there’s much more to the Cottage’s history.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Romantic Women
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - in the life of this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tale of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge’s time at the Cottage are revealed through these guided tours.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Llanmaes Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Llanmaes, 1m from Llantwit Major, is a pretty village with attractive village green, stream running through and C13 church. Old Froglands is an historic farmhouse with streams and woodland areas linked by bridges. Ducks swim and chickens roam free. The vegetable plot is now productive.
Llanmaes Gardens, Llantwit Major
Sun 27 May

More details - Hutswell Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 8 acre S-facing country garden around old farmhouse. Ponds, bog garden, shrubaceous borders, prairie planting, maturing arboretum with Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer avenue, serpentine hornbeam walk, vegetable garden and orchard with local apple varieties.
Hutswell Farm, Oakford, Tiverton
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Birches - Open Garden for NGS
Large coastal garden with terraces and different rooms combining hard and soft landscaping. Started 30 years ago by inexperienced owners on difficult steep plot which consisted mainly of rough grass. Now upper section has formal Mediterranean feel, lower part more relaxed, owners more experienced but still learning.
The Birches, Barry
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - The-SWYD-Sprint-Triathalon
We decided to put on our first race on the iconic Barry Island. Somewhere where we love to swim, train and now race. A perfect sandy beach, a rolling bike with a couple of ups and a flat and fast sprint finish along the promenade.
Barry Island Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Barry Island Transport Festival
Classic Cars and heritage buses and coaches : Cars from 1915 to 2005 heritage buses from 1949 to 1998. Free Heritage Bus Trips, The show will take place at the Nell’s Point car park and on the promenade adjacent to the beach and all the amenities.
Barry Island Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lydeard House - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden with C18 origins and many later additions. Sweeping lawns, lake overhung with willows, canal running parallel to Victorian rose-covered pergola, along with box parterre, chinoiserie-style garden, recent temple folly and walled vegetable garden plus wonderful mature trees. Plants for sale.
Lydeard House, Taunton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Royal Ballet Live: Swan Lake
The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured.
Memo Arts Centre, Gladstone Rd, Barry
Tue 12 Jun

More details - The Invisible Man
A fast-paced hilarious new adaptation by Derek Webb from HG Wells’ classic story. The thought of invisibility – and the advantages it could bring to someone – is one which has captured the imagination of millions since the classic HG Wells’ story The Invisible Man was first published.
Barry Memo Gladstone Road, Barry
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival
The Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival returns! The much anticipated and highly popular Cowbridge Food & Drink Festival returns this late-spring, with exhibitors and food demos taking place across three locations from within the picturesque town that sits just 12 miles west of Cardiff.
Cowbridge
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival
Since being founded in 2004 as part of the Cowbridge Charter Trust’s 750 year celebrations, the Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival has grown from a one day event with 40 exhibitors on one site to a whole weekend of foodie family fun with over 100 food and drink exhibitors, food demonstrations, musical entertainment and
Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Cowbridge Farmers Market
The Vale of Glamorgan Farmers market at Cowbridge is held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month (except January & December) at Arthur John’s Car Park, 43 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AB.
Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Plant Sale
Gardeners! Interesting and unusual plants grown by our Hardy Plant Society, South Wales Group with Specialist Nurseries in attendance. Free Entry. Open to non members of the Hardy Plant Society. Teas, coffees and home made cakes.
Cowbridge Lesser Town Hall, Cowbridge
Sat 26 May

More details - Plas y Coed - Open Garden for NGS
The garden at Plas y Coed extends to a couple of acres. It is both whimsical and romantic and a wonderful spot to sit and dream - if only there was time! The land to the rear of the garden which was once a field is now developing into an arboretum.
Plas y Coed, Bonvilston
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Boweys - Open Garden for NGS
Mature cottage garden, fascinating stonework, water and topiary with imaginative planting completed after 22years, weeds welcome occasionally. Garden and buildings designed for wildlife as much as for the owners. Summerhouse finalised, gazebo enclosed. About 500 nest boxes for Insects, birds and bats.
Boweys, Kingston St Mary
Sat 16 Jun to Mon 18 Jun, Sat 21 Jul to Mon 23 Jul

More details - Open garden Lower Ebear Garden and Rural Life Museum
This one acre garden has herbaceous borders, alpine, wild areas, wildlife ponds, trees and shrubs. There is a fruit cage and a vegetable garden. Visit the rural life and social history museum to see motorcycles tractors, everyday items and toys to bring back memories from the past.
Westleigh, Tiverton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Knightshayes Court - Golf, gardens and guides: Joyce, Lady Amory's story
Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women’s golf in the 1920s and her role in creating the stunning famous garden here.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Knightshayes Court - May half-term havoc
Get the kids out and about this half term as we host a range of different activities aimed to help kids tick of some of their 50 things to do before they’re 11 3/4. Booking Not Needed.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Knightshayes Court - British Flowers Week
One of the last wishes of Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes was that fresh flowers from the garden be brought in weekly- this is something we continue to do over 40 years later.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton,
Mon 18 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Heddon Valley - Family Butterfly Trail
Enjoy a walk through the beautiful Heddon Valley down to the beach following the family butterfly trail. The Heddon Valley attracts hundreds of butterflies. To celebrate them we have created a fun family trail through the valley, with clues to find along the way. You might even spot some of the real things!
Heddon Valley, Parracombe, Barnstaple
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

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