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More details - West End to the West Country Summer Holiday Workshop
We are back with our hugely popular 5 day summer workshop. Join us at the McMillan Theatre where our West End experts will get to work creating a huge show in a week with acting, singing and dancing from your favourite musicals. What will they be? You will have to wait and see!
The McMillan Theatre Bath Road Bridgwater
Today to Fri 23 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesdays at Hestercombe
Every Tuesday during the school summer holidays, 30th July – 27th August Enjoy fun-filled days of crafts, art, garden trails, sports and other outdoor activities throughout the summer holidays. There will be a different theme each week so your little ones can try something new each Tuesday!
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset.
Today, Tue 27 Aug

More details - Montacute House - Tottington Hall comes to Montacute House (19-25 August tickets)
Montacute House was the inspiration for Tottington Hall - the setting for Wallace and Gromit’s adventures in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. As 2019 marks 30 years of Wallace & Gromit, Tottington Hall is coming to Montacute House as part of those celebrations. Each time slot to view the display lasts 25 minutes.
Montacute House, Montacute
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Selworthy - Pond dipping and picnic
Join us for a pond dipping sessions discover what lives in the water. Followed by a nice picnic. Take part in pond dipping at Blackford woodland followed by a picnic. Look out for minibeasts such as newts and water beetles and if we’re lucky we will spot some woodland wildlife. Booking Essential.
Selworthy
Today, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Summer Storytelling
If you are visiting this Summer with your little ones, bring them along to hear a story told in the Implement Shed. Friends of the gallery, our education staff, as well as published authors will tell the stories. This summer all of our stories are inspired by ‘Richard Scarry.
Hauser & Wirth Somerset Durslade Farm Dropping Lane Bruton
Today to Thu 29 Aug

More details - RE-FORMATION Heritage Courtyard Studios Exhibition
Curated by Wells-based Co-Directors of Heritage Courtyard, Heather Wallace and Rebecca Barnard, the exhibition will be called RE-FORMATION and will showcase an incredible wealth of talent, drawn from artists of all ages from across Somerset and beyond.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Today to Tue 17 Sep

More details - Presence
ACEArts’ next exhibition ‘Presence’ has something for lovers of all disciplines, as it features the work of five different artists. ‘iD artists’ was formed in 2012 to allow a group of interdisciplinary artists to exhibit together in Somerset and Bristol.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Today to Sat 24 Aug

More details - Summer Trails
Each week of the holidays a different trail will encourage children to explore the Gardens, focussing on the theme of the week. Themes include: Up in the Air, Woodland Wonders, Terrible Tudors and Eco-Scrap Heap Challenge.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Barrington Court - Paint a hand-cut summer wooden decoration
A fun art activity for all the family with a selection of wooden decorations for you to choose from. Choose from a variety of wooden shapes and decorate it as you please! Decorations are all hand-cut in the master woodcarver’s studio from solid lime and tulip wood. Booking Not Needed.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Barrington Court - Nostalgic outdoor summer sports fun
Theres plenty of nostalgic outdoor fun to be had at Barrington this summer, with traditional games and activities for all the family to enjoy. Make the most of the warmer weather, with a variety of family-friendly sport activities taking place on Barringtons glorious south lawn and across the estate.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - '50 things' nature trails
Pick up one of our new ’50 things’ activity cards from reception and test them out as you explore the garden. Watch the birds, make friends with a minibeast, which theme will you choose' Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Today to Sat 5 Oct

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Garden tours
Wander through historic Prior Park on this free and informative guided tour. In 2019, we will be embarking on the dams project; multi-million pound works to restore and future-proof the Georgian dams at the bottom of the garden. Guided tours this year will give you a good overview of the project. Booking Not Needed.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Today, Thu 22 Aug, Tue 27 Aug, Thu 29 Aug, Tue 3 Sep, Thu 5 Sep, Tue 10 Sep, Thu 12 Sep, Tue 17 Sep, Thu 19 Sep, Tue 24 Sep, Thu 26 Sep, Tue 1 Oct, Thu 3 Oct

More details - Bath Skyline - City to countryside walk
Stretch your legs and glimpse a different side to Bath, as you wander from city to countryside on this Bath Skyline guided walk. Learn about the history of Bath whilst taking in the beautiful views over the World Heritage City.
Bath Skyline, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, BAth
Today, Tue 17 Sep

More details - Lytes Cary Manor - Celebrating Conservation
Family fun day looking at the wildlife around the estate. Join us along with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Colour the Margins team to find out more about the great outdoors of the Lytes Cary estate.
Lytes Cary Manor, near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton,
Today

More details - Barrington Court - Play with clay
Get creative this summer and come play with clay - with expert guidance from our resident potters. Come along to the Clay Club. Using air-drying clay, you’ll be able to take your creations home with you to decorate later. Booking Not Needed. Accompanied children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Today, Thu 22 Aug, Fri 23 Aug, Tue 27 Aug, Thu 29 Aug

More details - Dunster Castle - Have-a-go archery and pistol shooting
How good is your aim' Have a go at archery and pistol shooting on Green Court. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Today, Wed 21 Aug, Sun 25 Aug to Wed 28 Aug

More details - On the Horizon
‘On the Horizon’, the first summer exhibition at the Abbey Hotel’s ArtBar, opens on 10th July. This new collection celebrates 2019 graduate talent from Bath Spa University.
Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath
Today to Fri 30 Aug

More details - The Theatre of Robert Anton
An exhibition throwing light on a cult figure of the avant-garde theatre scene. Welcome to the world of Robert Anton where you will explore extraordinary miniature mannequins, props and drawings from a little-known artist of 70’s New York, whose theatre spellbound and mesmerised his audiences.
Andrew Brownsword Gallery, The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Today to Sat 24 Aug, Tue 27 Aug to Sat 31 Aug, Tue 3 Sep to Sat 7 Sep, Tue 10 Sep to Sat 14 Sep

More details - Ultimate Activity Camps at Queens College, Taunton
We provide outstanding activity day camps for children aged 4-14 during the school holidays, where the children’s welfare and fun are at the heart of all we do! Children will enjoy over 40 sports, games and art activities every week led by engaging staff at amazing locations.
Queen’s College, Trull Road, Taunton, Somerset
Today to Fri 23 Aug

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.
Today, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Summer Holidays
Bursting into summer means only one thing – FUN! For a full day out whatever the weather, look no further than Wookey Hole. Our caves offer a great adventure deep underground with guided tours telling you all about how they were formed and about the legendary witch who once dwelled in them!
Wookey Hole Caves, Wookey Hole, Wells
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Fyne Court - Nature Trails
This summer try out fun nature trails around Fyne Court. Discover more about birds, butterflies and animals that live in the UK. We are running three self led nature trails along the pink route at Fyne Court which will include fun facts about wildlife as well as some exciting challenges.
Fyne Court, Broomfield, Bridgwater,
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Track Stars Holiday Programme
Running, Jumping, Throwing, relays agility and co-ordination and plenty of games. Athletics is fun and exciting this is a great way to introduce children to such a variety of disciplines. We welcome you to come along and have some fun, please wear a PE kit and trainers, and bags of energy!
The Castle School Track Wellington Road Taunton
Today, Thu 22 Aug

More details - Tintinhull Garden - Silent Space at Tintinhull Garden
Take the time to enjoy the beauty surrounding you at Tintinhull Garden without the interruption of modern life distractions. Silent Space is an initiative encouraging people to connect with nature and their surroundings.
Tintinhull Garden, Farm Street, Tintinhull, Yeovil,
Wed 21 Aug, Mon 26 Aug, Wed 28 Aug, Mon 2 Sep, Wed 4 Sep, Mon 9 Sep, Wed 11 Sep, Mon 16 Sep, Wed 18 Sep, Mon 23 Sep, Wed 25 Sep

More details - Magic at The Museum - Summer Specials
Special Holiday Activity Days for Families at the museum. Watch a live magic show, witness incredible balloon modelling, marvel at the slight of hand illusions. Also climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on the pilots helmet and have the controls explained to you.
The Helicopter Museum
Wed 21 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

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