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More details - An Exhibition of Film, Photography and Installation
Through film, photography and installation, Bristol artist Sarah Crew, invites you to take flight in this playful exhibition, as she challenges our notions of space, time and place.
LT Gallery, 1 Orchard Street, Weston-Super-Mare
Today, Tue 24 Jul, Thu 26 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Tue 31 Jul

More details - Artists Painting Holiday
An artists workshop based in Dunster. Tuition is by experienced and qualified tutor Lynda Appleby who will take you out each day to locations to collect resources to create paintings later in the studio. The package includes 7 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast, picnic lunches, all tuition and transport to the locations.
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Taunton Live Creative & Performing Arts Festival
Following on from the success of Taunton Live 2015, 2016 and 2017, Our fourth Creative and Performing Arts Festival is due to take place throughout the whole month of July.
Goodland Gardens Taunton

More details - Montacute House - 'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'
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.
Montacute House, Montacute
Today to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Hestercombe Summer Family Trail: Gertrude’s Garden
Over 100 years ago, it was the task of plantswoman Gertrude Jekyll to fill Hestercombe’s Formal Garden with a dazzling display of plants, climbers and shrubs. Follow in her footsteps as you work your way around this summer trail by filling your trail sheet with the flowers you find.
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset
Today to Fri 10 Aug

More details - Hillfolk Noir
Hillfolk Noir from Idaho is a trio of neo-traditionalists playing traditional music on traditional instruments for non-traditional times. They call it Junkerdash and its a sound brewed from folk, bluegrass, punk and string band blues. Goes well with drinking and dancing!
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary

More details - Hackett arrives at Kilver Court Designer Village!
We’re excited to be welcoming Hackett to Kilver Court. You won’t want to miss this new brand with up to 70% off jackets, trousers, chinos, polos, shirts and accessories
Kilver Court Designer Village, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet Somerset
Today to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Summer holiday snail trail
Have Prior Park as your playground this summer. Follow the willow snail and insect trail around the garden, plus on Tuesdays there’s the opportunity to get stuck into some pond dipping, or wild woodwork (Tuesday events booking advised). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Old Orchard - Open Garden for NGS
¼ acre cottage style garden in centre of village. Planted to complement the cottage with over 100 clematis viticella interplanted with a range of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, annuals and bulbs. The planting gives all yr colour and interest on all 4 sides of cottage.
Old Orchard, Bridgwater
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Coffee Morning
Charity coffee morning in aid of Love Musgrove. Come and support your local Hospital
Thurloxton Village Hall

More details - Bridgwater Quayside Festival
Bridgwater will come alive with music, incredible outdoor shows and best of all it is FREE! The festival takes place in the centre of Bridgwater on Saturday July 21st 11-5 in Blake Gardens, West Quay, Fore Street, Angel Place and Eastover - New rd.
Blake Gardens, Fore Street, West Quay ,King Square

More details - Summer Sci-fi Exhibition
Lots of full size characters, and memorabilia from Sc-fi, including Dr Who, Startrek, Star Wars, Thunderbirds, other Gerry Anderson programmes and much more. Summer fun for kids and nostalgia for adults. Lunches & teas in our conservatory café.
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum, 1 South St, Montacute
Today, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Tuckers Tap Bar, Glede Brewery
Tuckers Tap Bar is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons from 12 until 6pm. You will receive a warm welcome and the chance to try beers brewed on the premises by Glede Brewing Company. Brewery visits which include a talk and sample beer tastings are available at a small charge
Glede Brewing Company Ltd, Unit 1 Tweed Road Industrial Estate, Tweed Road, Clevedon
Today, Thu 26 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Thu 2 Aug to Sat 4 Aug, Thu 9 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Thu 16 Aug to Sat 18 Aug

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,
Today, Tue 14 Aug

More details - Summer of Love - South West Rocks
Summer of Love - South West Rocks Sat 21 July, 7:30pm £12 / £8 Concs Get the summer party started with a choral explosion of some of the greatest songs from the 60’s and 70’s.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton

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 Fri 31 Aug

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
Today to Mon 23 Jul

More details - 'Matter of Identity' Art Exhiition
ACEArts’ next exhibition explores the sense of personal identity both in people with and without dementia, all of us.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton

More details - Paul Smith Summer Pop Up
The Paul Smith summer pop-up opens Sunday 1 July at Kilver Court Designer Village! This pop-up store offers an exclusive women’s ready-to-wear collection and soon we will welcome one of the largest collections of men’s and women’s Paul Smith shoes in the South West, all with up to 60% off!
Kilver Court Designer Village, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet Somerset
Today to Thu 30 Aug

More details - Corston Country Fair
A traditional country fair, which offers something for all the family, from beer tent, brass band, cakes, classic cars to chuffy the train ride, dog show, tea tent, vintage tractor and everything in between.
Playing Fields, Corston

More details - Dulverton Players Quiz Night
Dulverton Players Quiz Night features general knowledge questions and a delicious two-course supper. Teams of four to eight persons are welcome, but come as a threesome, a twosome, or a onesome, and we will make sure that everyone has a fun evening. There will be a licensed bar.
Dulverton Town Hall, 27 Fore Street, Dulverton

More details - Hangeridge Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Rural fields and mature trees surround this 1 acre informal garden offering views of the Blackdown and Quantock Hills. Magnificent hostas and heathers, colourful flower beds, cascading wisteria and roses and a trickling stream.
Hangeridge Farmhouse, Wellington
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Court House - Open Garden for NGS
Lovely 5 acre garden, trees, shrubs (many rare and tender), herbaceous and 3 acre woodland garden with spring interest and late summer borders. Traditional kitchen garden (chemical free). Views to sea and Quantocks.
Court House, East Quantoxhead
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Hurds Hill Langport Open garden in aid of St Margarets Hospice
Stunning Regency Country House set on a hill with far reaching views of the Somerset Levels, the 3 acre garden features large herbaceous borders, a newly planted mixed fruit orchard, and extensive grounds.
Hurds Hill Westover Langport Somerset
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Fernhill - Open Garden for NGS
In approx 2 acres, a delightful garden to stir your senses, with a myriad of unusual plants and features. Intriguing almost hidden paths leading through English roses and banks of hydrangeas. Scenic views stretching up to the Blackdowns and its famous monument. Truly a Hide and Seek garden ..... for all ages.
Fernhill, Wellington
Sun 22 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

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