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More details - Twelfth Night by The HandleBards at Kilver Court Garden | JUNE 12
The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe.
Kilver Court Garden, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Tue 12 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Leigh on Mendip Summer Fair
A traditional village fete – featuring classic cars and a fun dog show - with stalls, music, games, attractions, food, drink and much more
Leigh on Mendip Recreation Field, Leigh St, Leigh on Mendip
Sat 16 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 - Homeacres - Open Garden for NGS
acre market and teaching garden; I conduct trials into different ways of growing plants, incl dig/no dig, no rotation, using different composts, all signed. Wide range of vegetables outside and under cover, fruit trees, flower borders and intensive composting system of 7 bays.
Homeacres, Shepton Mallet
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 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 - Westbrook House - Open Garden for NGS
4 acres comprising 3 distinct gardens with formal layout around house which leads to meadow and orchard with spring bulbs, species roses and lilacs. Planting and layout began 2004.
Westbrook House, West Bradley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage
HANNAH SANDERS & BEN SAVAGE - CARYFORD HALL, CASTLE CARY, SOMERSET ON SATURDAY 02 JUNE AT 18:45. Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique.
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Simon Blake
Simon Blake is the current king of the quirky. Anecdotes, comedy and the oddest of legends mixed together against a flamenco style guitar. A Macmillan Nursing fundraising event.
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary
Sat 16 Jun

More details - South Cary House - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 1 acre of gardens in grounds of Grade II listed Georgian house. A newly constructed garden in development, semi walled garden with small woodand walk with views of Lodge Hill, specimen trees, rose gardens, box-edging, colour border and pots and extensive lawns.
South Cary House, Castle Cary
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lower Cockhill Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Artists small semi-walled garden in farm setting; courtyard, overflowing long borders planted for colour, contrasting shape and height, with self-seeding welcomed. Pyramidal yews, box-edging and espaliered fruit trees for structure. Climbing roses, fan-trained cherry and pears. Narrow paths, no grass.
Lower Cockhill Farmhouse, Castle Cary
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - Skids
Skids + support. Artists performing: The Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Suck Squeeze Bang Blow – How does an engine go?
This May / June Half Term join us for some seriously great fun for all the family. Most of us take the engines that power our cars for granted. Wouldn’t you like to know how your car’s engine works?
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Today to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Haynes Breakfast Club
Calling all motoring enthusiasts! On the first Sunday of each month we host a breakfast club which is open to all marques. As well as meeting other like-minded enthusiasts, owners can chat over a coffee and a hearty breakfast (from a full English to a bacon roll) in Café 750.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Curators Floor Talk - Marques and Models:  DeLorean Motor Company and the DMC-12
The second in a series of four talks by Museum Curator Matt Piper. Matt draws upon his many years’ experience as Curator at the Museum as well as his natural and contagious enthusiasm for all things motoring related to deliver a thought provoking, fun and informative talk.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 10 Jun to Wed 13 Jun

More details - Haynes Bikers’ Breakfast Ride-in
Calling all biking enthusiasts! On the third Sunday of each month we host a breakfast ride-in which is open to all marques of motorcycle. As well as meeting other bikers, participants can chat over a coffee and a hearty breakfast (from a full English to a bacon roll) in Café 750.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Father’s Day at Haynes
For the ultimate treat this Father’s Day look no further than Haynes International Motor Museum. Father’s Day is something for the whole family to celebrate and we’ve got an amazing one day only offer that will keep all the family happy all day long: Father’s Day Family Offer - Discounted family entry to the Museum,...
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Flower Festival
A Flower Festival of "Memories" in the village of Compton Dundon is scheduled in St Andrew’s Church from May 26th to May 28th, 2018, with Tea or Coffee, cream teas and cake on offer for purchase in the church. "Memories" will give the volunteer flower arrangers a vast arena of choice.
St Andrew’s Church, Compton Dundon.
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Family Day
Come and have some family fun afternoon with Zumba dancing, magic show, games, raffle, stalls, teas and cake. From 1.30 to 3.30 All in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice
Cheddar Village Hall Cheddar
Today

More details - Stourhead - Genius Story introduction walks
Join one of Stourhead’s volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as ’a living work of art’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Forest Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre mature garden with many camellias and rhododendrons in May. Lovely views towards Blackmore Vale. Part formal with pleached hornbeam alle and rill, part water garden with lake. Wonderful roses in June. Unusual spring flowering trees such as Davidia involucrata, many beautiful cornus. Interesting garden sculpture.
Forest Lodge, Pen Selwood
Thu 14 Jun

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,
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Tue 14 Aug

More details - The Transformed Land
ACEArts will welcome work from a group of artists later this month, when the exhibition ‘The Transformed Land’, curated by Paul Newman, opens on 26th May. ‘The Transformed Land’ brings together work from various artists who are interested in place.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

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

More details - Brewery House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden in centre of village with splendid views to S over rolling countryside. Long established walled garden with fine, mature trees, shrubs and climbers. The mature planting gives a sense of mystery as one explores the contrast of colours, shapes and the unusual variety of species.
Brewery House, Southstoke, Bath
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Laughing Water - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre+ garden hidden behind Grade II listed house (not open). A mature garden, remodelled since 2011, it reflects the owner’s love of flowers and foliage with sweeping grass paths through mixed beds of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, annuals and bulbs. Floriferous from early spring through to autumn frosts.
Laughing Water, Yeovil
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Old Vicarage, Weare - Open Garden for NGS
From outside youd expect a traditional Old Vicarage garden but, inside its surrounding tall hedges, you discover a very different contemporary look with relaxed country-style planting and design.
The Old Vicarage, Weare, Axbridge
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 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 - Corston  Village Market
Crafts Cards bric a brac, Yunny Cakes, Books, Plants, bird seed, Grand Raffle All Proceeds to Corston All Saints Church
Corston Village Hall Wells Road Corston Bath
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Bath, Wilts and North Dorset Gliding Club - Open Day 27th May
Want to Fly? Come and discover Gliding! Our Open day offers you the opportunity to find out about gliding, take a flight at a special rates and talk to members about the sport. Everyone welcome. Refreshments available. More details www.bwnd.co.uk or phone 01985 844095
The Park, Kingston Deverill, Warminster
Today

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Candide
Enjoy opera as you’ve never seen it before - in the stunning Peta Garden and cloister of Iford Manor. Candide is a breathtaking work, hovering somewhere between opera and operetta, defying description.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Peto Prom
Enjoy live musical entertainment in the magical setting of Iford Manor’s Peto Garden. Pack a picnic, buy a cocktail then relax and listen to... James Taylor Quartet For a quarter of a century, the James Taylor Quartet (or JTQ) have set the standard for the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Partenope
Partenope (one of the most bewitching of Handel’s sex kittens and a warrior to boot) Queen of Naples, is single and a ruler in her own right. She seems to be toying with three very different lovers – whose motives and ambitions are revealed as the opera unfolds.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Wed 4 Jul

More details - 25 Chaucer Road - Open Garden for NGS
Compact town garden designed by present owners which has achieved Bath In Bloom gold and silver gilt awards. A courtyard of potted plants surrounded by attractive colour co-ordinated herbaceous borders leads to the next levels which include small fish pond, resident tortoise and vegetable section.
25 Chaucer Road, Bath
Today

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Garden tours
Wander through historic Prior Park on this free and informative guided tour. This year, as we celebrate 25 years of the National Trust looking after Prior Park, our guided tours will touch on restoration projects from the last 25 years. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May, Tue 5 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Bath Skyline - Wild Wednesdays
The Woodland Play Area is the setting for a morning of adventures, exploring and creativity. Wild Wednesdays take place every Wednesday during school holidays, with a different theme for every session. This time we are getting to know the trees, with crafts, exploring and discovering. Booking Not Needed.
Bath Skyline, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, BAth
Wed 30 May

More details - Bath Skyline - Woodland Adventure Day
Go wild outdoors this spring with a day of fire lighting, games, creativity and cooking over the campfire. This event is for children age 5+, and will take place in Fairy Wood, Claverton Down. Each child must be accompanied by an adult during the event (adults encouraged to join in!). Booking Essential.
Bath Skyline, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, BAth
Thu 31 May

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Guided walks
As we celebrate 25 years of the National Trust looking after Prior Park, guided walks this year will touch on the restoration projects that have taken place over this time. Guided walks are free, and run every Thursday during the season. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Wildlife walks
A special opportunity to see the garden in the early morning tranquility on this series of walks, exploring nature through the season. Local nature enthusiast and BathNats member Glen Maddison will be wandering the garden in search of the emerging wildlife.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Sun 3 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Bath Skyline - Skyline Forest School
A morning of fun and discovery with PlayWood Forest School awaits you and your toddler on the Bath Skyline. Art, exploring, discovering, sensory play, and nature activities - there’s so much to do in the woods.
Bath Skyline, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, BAth
Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

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