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More details - Art Exhibition by Peter Townsend
After 15 years as a Primary Teacher, Peter did his ACE at Bristol University, during which he began to work with stone & marble but settled on the pleasing & sympathetic nature of wood. Using simple tools like a surform plane, Peter worked trunks & roots of trees by hand.
LT Gallery, 1 Orchard Street, Weston-Super-Mare
Today, Sat 21 Apr, Tue 24 Apr

More details - Collected Shadows - Exhibition
THIS EXHIBITION OF 200 PHOTOGRAPHS IS DRAWN FROM THE EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF THE ARCHIVE OF MODERN CONFLICT. The AMC was first established 25 years ago as a repository for vernacular photography and ephemera relating to the First and Second World Wars.
The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Today to Sat 16 Jun

More details - CIRCUS MONDAO ,celebrating 250 years of traditional circus.
xx VERY FIRST VISIT xx. a fantastic traditional family circus brand new show with a host of international artiste from around the world, a great show for the whole family, full of thrills and spills , beautiful showgirls, hunky men, funny clown KIKIN from chile, AMAZING WHEEL OF DEATH, fast paced juggler and adorable...
HIGHBRIDGE, oaktree arena, a38 bristol road. edithmead
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Wild garlic fortnight
Wild garlic carpets the garden in spring, with a sprinkling of tiny flowers, and a delicate scent. We encourage you to collect a paper bag from reception and forage for the best leaves to take home. There will also be recipe cards to pick up, to give you a little inspiration for some wild garlic dishes.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - 'Colours'
Artwork created by adults and young people with learning disabilities will be on show at the ‘Colours’ exhibition in The Orangery at Nynehead Court.
Stable Arts, Nynehead Court, Nynehead
Today to Mon 23 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Mon 30 Apr

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, Sat 21 Apr, Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

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 Sun 29 Apr

CIRCUS MONDAO celebrating 250 years of circus More details - CIRCUS MONDAO celebrating 250 years of circus
CIRCUS MONDAO XX VERY FIRST VISIT SO DONT MISS IT,,circus mondao believes in keeping good quality entertainment alive and give families and friends a place they can go and forget there worries and enjoy a great show that wont break the bank this is a great show for the whole family, full of thrills and spills ,
HIGHBRIDGE, oaktree arena, a38 bristol road, edithmead.
Wed 7 Mar to Sun 11 Mar, Wed 14 Mar to Sun 18 Mar
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More details - 'Breathe' - an exhibition by Gail Mason
‘Breathe is a new exhibition by multi award-winning printmaker and artist Gail Mason, opening on 34d March 2018 in the Exhibition Room of the Bishop’s Palace.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Today to Sun 29 Apr

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 Thu 3 May

More details - Africa Night 2
Our Africa Nights are African-themed events which fund raise for local charity Prodigal Bikes. Prodigal bikes sends refurbished mountain bikes to rural Africa to help people there gain access to education, employment and trade.
Merriott Village Hall
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Coffee Morning and Plant Sale
Coffee Morning - enjoy coffee (and top ups) and a piece of home made cake - large selection There will also be a Home Bake Stall, general sales table, raffle and plants (outside). Please join us for a convivial morning and to raise funds for our village church, St Leonard’s. Everybody welcome.
Misterton W.I. Hall
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Weekend of Wonders
BY DAY Weekend of Wonders returns to Weston with a veritable Plethora of dare devil artistes and jaw dropping feats this April with another line up of internationally renowned street performers to bring a sense of magic and wonder to the every day.
The Tropicana, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Dreadzone
Dreadzone. Artists performing: Dreadzone.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Barrington Court - Open Garden for NGS
Well known garden constructed in 1920 by Col Arthur Lyle from derelict farmland (C19 cattle stalls still exist). Gertrude Jekyll suggested planting schemes for the layout. Paved paths with walled rose and iris, white and lily gardens, large kitchen garden.
Barrington Court, Ilminster
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Glow in the Park and Party: Bath & West
South West-based homeless charity Alabaré are teaming up once again with Glow in the Park to present Glow in the Park and Party: Bath & West.
Bath and West Showground, The Showground, Shepton Mallet
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Books galore! Huge sale in aid of HomeStart West Somerset.
Our annual book sale is a huge event selling donated books - fiction, non fiction, vintage and children’s books. Volunteers are trained by HomeStart West Somerset - a local branch of the National Charity concentrating on befriending local families - to visit and support.
Avenue Methodist Church Hall, Minehead
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Corston History Weekend
Entrance is free with exhibitions running in both the Village Hall and All Saints Church, giving you a chance to: look at displays covering Corston’s History from prehistory to the present discover new research on Corston’s Suffragists and Suffragettes see the first material from our new oral history
Corston Village Hall & Corston church
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Corston Local History Weekend
A celebration of Corston Local History featuring photographs, documents, maps and displays over Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April in the Village Hall and the Church
Village Hall Corston
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Peace Fayre
Take Some Time To Unwind… All are welcome to come and enjoy this delightful space. An opportunity to explore and experience how peace can really feel… We are creating a special space for you to taste the wonder of your true self through meditation.
Southdown Methodist Church Centre 206 The Hollow Bath
Sat 21 Apr

More details - 'Weather Report'
ACEArts will welcome Royal West of England Academy member Deborah Westmancoat next month, whose exhibition ‘Weather Report’ runs from 21st April until 19th May. Deborah is a contemporary artist based in Somerset, who graduated from Plymouth University with a first class honours degree in Fine Art in 2014.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Sat 21 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - The ACA Cat Show
The 9th Championship Cat Show for the Asian Cat Breed. Featuring Burmillas, Bombays, Tiffanys as well has household pets. Refreshments available, raffle, stalls. Come visit and meet over 60 cats/
Woolavington Village Hall
Sat 21 Apr

More details - The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Open Garden for NGS
Within the grounds of a medieval Priory, the Gardens have undergone extensive redevelopment over the last few years.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Cannington
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - West Country Clock & Watch Fairs
The West Country Clock & Watch Fairs are run by the Bristol Branch of the British Horological Institute (BHI)....... These Fairs have over forty tables of excellent clocks, watches and other horological items for sale.......
The Holiday Inn Taunton M5 Jct 25 Deane Gate Ave, Taunton Somerset
Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Jungle Book
Immersion Theatre The Jungle Book Sun 22 April, 2pm £10 / £8 Under 16’s / £30 Family of Four Following the success of Alice in Wonderland and Rapunzel, Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand new musical adaptation of The Jungle Book!
Tacchi Morris Arts Centre
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Bath Skyline - Dawn Chorus Walk
An enchanting early morning ramble that will lift the spirits. Local naturalist David Goode and our Bath Skyline ranger will walk with you through Prior Park garden at first light, through old wild flower pastures and up into Rainbow woods, listening to the rising dawn chorus all around.
Bath Skyline, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, BAth
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 6 May

More details - Prior Park Landscape Garden - Family Forage and Pesto Making
The garden will be full of wild garlic this spring. Why not bring the family along to forage, and make a tasty treat to take home. Forage for the best wild garlic leaves, before joining our events team to turn the leaves into pesto. Timed sessions during the day. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath,
Sun 22 Apr

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
Sun 22 Apr to Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May to Fri 8 Jun

More details - Family Fun Day at Wincanton Racecourse
Family Fun Day on Sunday, April 22 a is one of Somerset’s best free days out for kids and this year, Peter Rabbit, from the eagerly anticipated film of the same name will be making special appearances throughout the day.
Wincanton Racecourse
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Lindy Hop Improvers Course
Four Week Improvers Lindy Hop course on Monday evenings, from 23rd April - 21st May! 7-8.30pm Continue developing your swing dancing skills! Joe and Tamsin will be taking you to the next level, as we go deeper into the technique of this partnered dance, as well as learning more steps and moves.
The Steiner Academy, Park Road, Frome
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May

More details - Poetry Readings
Sit back, relax, and listen to some poetry in the place where Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote ’Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ and ’Kubla Khan’, and be inspired to write some of your own with quill and ink in Coleridge Cottage. Readings take place at 12.30, 2.30, and 4pm.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street Nether Stowey
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Mon 7 May

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 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Mon 7 May

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 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr

More details - She Stoops to Conquer
’She Stoops to Conquer’, by Oliver Goldsmith, at The Rondo Theatre in Bath from April 25th - 28th, has been making audiences laugh for nearly 250 years. Two fashionable young gentlemen from London arrive in the depths of Somerset to woo their ladies - one willingly, one with extreme reluctance.
Rondo Theatre
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - CIRCUS MONDAO celebrating 250 years of circus
CIRCUS MONDAO IS BACK with a great show for all the family to enjoy, We have a brand new production for 2018 celebrating 250 years of circus in the UK.
KEYNSHAM, A4 bath road, saltford
Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Romantic Women
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - behind this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. From Dorothy Wordsworth, “all fire and ardour”, to Sara, his hard working wife who disappeared from his poetry altogether.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street Nether Stowey
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 9 May

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Romantic Women
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - behind 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 25 Apr, Wed 9 May

More details - Speed Dating in Bath
Speed Dating in Bath How speed dating in Bath works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Bath event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Circo 15 - 19 George Street Bath United Kingdom
Thu 26 Apr

The LYRA Singers at Martock Parish Church on 26th April More details - The LYRA Singers at Martock Parish Church on 26th April
The LYRA Singers from St Petersburg, comprising some 25 singers, all trained by various Conservatoires in that City, send small groups (4-5) to UK, to continental Europe and to USA to give concerts of Russian church music, folk songs and choral pieces by famous Russian composers.
All Saints Church, Church Street, Martock
Thu 26 Apr
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More details - An Exhibition of Paintings by Susan Underwood and Joan Dunne
Joan paints places she would like to be and relates to; either well-known or imagined. She is inspired by the Victorian and Edwardian periods as well as painters such as Constable, Turner and Monet. She often includes water, boats and people; composing scenes intuitively.
LT Gallery, 1 Orchard Street, Weston-Super-Mare
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May, Thu 3 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May, Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May, Tue 15 May

More details - Zippo's Circus 2018 'Legacy'
Britain’s Favourite Circus back in Bath with a new show! For the 250th anniversary of the first circus back in 1768, Zippos Circus 2018 presents ‘LEGACY’, a homage to circus’s English originator, equestrian Philip Astley.
Royal Victoria Park, Bath
Thu 26 Apr to Tue 1 May

More details - Zippos Circus
Zippos Circus presents an all-new circus spectacular for 2018, the year of the 250th anniversary of the creation of the modern Circus on a patch of ground in south London. Now, as in 1768, the highlight of the show is the demonstration of the most outstanding horsemanship, by the fearless Khadikov Cossack Riders.
Royal Victoria Park Cow Lane Bath
Thu 26 Apr to Tue 1 May

More details - Seavington Spring Quiz Night
A fun quiz night in aid of improvements to the Seavington Community Shop and Cafe. Teams of 6 or join others on the night. Bar from 7pm. Delicious supper included in ticket price. All welcome.
Seavington Millennium Hall, Water Street, Seavington St Mary
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Complete Madness
Complete Madness A tribute to the nutty boys!. Artists performing: Complete Madness .: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Susie Ro Album Launch with full acoustic band + support from Mobius Loop
Susie tours internationally with her harmony singing workshops and performs beautiful songs on guitar.
Glastonbury Assembly Rooms, High St, Glastonbury
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of The Duck with The Mangledwurzels!
The Duck at Burtle celebrates it’s 2nd Anniversary with The Mangledwurzels who will be performing two sets from c. 9:00pm onwards. For full details see the venue website or social media. The Mangledwurzels are a three-piece Scrumpy & Western band from Somerset.
The Duck at Burtle, Station Road, Burtle, Somerset
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Stagecoach Frome Grand opening
Grand opening of Stagecoach Frome! We invite children between the ages of 4 and 18 to sign up and join us for an exciting term at Stagecoach Frome!
Selwood Academy, Berkley Road
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Grand Opening of Stagecoach Performing Arts Frome
Stagecoach Trowbridge and Frome are delighted to be opening a brand new children’s performing arts school at the Selwood Academy in Frome. Our fun and engaging weekly classes are for 4-18 year olds.
Selwood Academy, Berkley Road, Frome, Somerset
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Open Garden in Aid of St Margaret's Hospice
This 1 ½ acre garden has been developed by Richard and Marion over the last 25 years from a few horse paddocks. The stunning garden on the edge of the Somerset Levels now includes a fine collection of trees, both specimen and orchard varieties to inspire visiting gardeners.
Little Orchard 8 Church Road East Hunstpill HIGHBRIDGE Somerset
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Quiz Night
on Saturday 28th April from 7pm to 10pm (quiz starts at 7.30 prompt). All welcome: bring a team or join one on the night. Cash prizes, hot supper, bar, raffle. Proceeds to Bathampton Village Show.
Bathampton Village Hall, Holcombe Lane, Bathampton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Eric Bibb
American blues superstar making a welcome return to the Cheese & Grain
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Sat 28 Apr

More details - A Concert for Parkinsons
A varied musical concert with The Taunton Military Wives Choir, Steel the Show, a steel band from the Blackdown Hills and Quintessential from Queens College. Licensed bar and Raffle
St Mary Magdalene Church Taunton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Justin Daish at Henhayes
Amazing Singer/Guitarist Extrordinaire makes a welcome return to the Henhayes Centre. Supper and Concert £18, Concert Only £10. Supper served at 6.30, concert 7.30. Come and enjoy this extremely talented singer and musician...on his last visit he had them dancing in the aisles! Music for all tastes....
The Henhayes Community Centre South Street Car Park Crewkerne Tel. 01460 74340
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Surfers Against Sewage Live Music Fundraiser
Plastic Free Wells group are hosting a fundraiser for Surfers Against Sewage who developed a programme to help towns and cities go single-use plastic free. Wells will celebrate accreditation with live music, bar and snacks.
Town Hall Wells Market Place
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Montacute House - Levels' Best Craft & Farmers' Markets
All your local food and crafts at one quality market. Held in the old stables, this ever popular and award winning ’best in Somerset’ market is a must for those who like top quality local produce and crafts. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Montacute House, Montacute
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 19 May

More details - Tales for Tots
AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE YOUNG CHILDREN TO THE WONDERS OF STORIES. IT’S THE PERFECT WAY TO FIRE YOUR CHILD’S IMAGINATION, SPARK A LOVE OF READING AND ENCOURAGE THEIR CREATIVITY.
The Edge University of Bath Claverton Down Bath
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ferne Animal Sanctuary Spring Craft Fair
With an interesting array of fantastic craft stalls, as well as free parking, celebrate Spring arriving in the beautiful surroundings of Ferne, so come and join us!
Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Wambrook, Nr Chard
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Wayford Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The mainly Elizabethan manor (not open) mentioned in C17 for its ’fair and pleasant’ garden was redesigned by Harold Peto in 1902. Formal terraces with yew hedges and topiary have fine views over W Dorset.
Wayford Manor, Crewkerne
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Bristol Guitar Show -  Sunday 29th April 2018
The Bristol Guitar Show takes place at the prestigious Ashton Gate Stadium - Bristol Full day of live Music & demo’s BUY-SELL-TRADE Guitars Live Music throughout the day with - The fantastic Steve Marks, Guitarist Conrad Harpham will present a Guitar masterclass - workshop & performance, Ruzz Evans Blues ,
Ashton Gate Stadium, Ashton Road, Bristol
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bath Skyline - Spring nature walk
A ranger-led 6 mile walk to explore the Bath Skyline in spring. You’ll come across spring flowers, wild garlic, tree buds, blossom, and even some lambs in the fields. Plus this is an opportunity to get an insight into the management of the Bath Skyline in the spring. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Bath Skyline, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, BAth
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Big Breakfast
Big Breakfast English £5 inc cereal toast and juice Continental £3 Tea/Coffee mug £1 cup 50p Great social event
Corston Village Hall, Corston Bath
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Woodlands Castle Annual Wedding Fair 2018
Woodlands Castle Wedding Fair Sunday 29th April 2018 10.30am-2.30pm FREE ENTRY FREE PARKING FREE GOODY BAG FREE COCKTAIL FREE FOOD Wander this wedding extravaganza with over 50 sensational wedding suppliers offering everything from your dream dress, flowers, rings, photographers, entertainment and romantic...
Woodlands Castle, Ruishton, Taunton, Somerset
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Watcombe - Open Garden for NGS
¾-acre mature Edwardian garden with colour-themed, informally planted herbaceous borders. Strong framework separating several different areas; pergola with varied wisteria, unusual topiary, box hedging, lime walk, pleached hornbeams, cordon fruit trees, 2 small formal ponds and growing collection of clematis.
Watcombe, Winscombe
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Thu 7 Jun

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,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - The 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
Tue 1 May

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 1 May

More details - Speed Dating in Taunton
Taunton Speed Dating How speed dating in Taunton works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Taunton. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Mambo, Mill Lane
Tue 1 May

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 1 May, Thu 3 May, Tue 8 May, Thu 10 May, Tue 15 May, Thu 17 May, Tue 22 May, Thu 24 May, Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

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 2 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 30 May

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
Thu 3 May, Mon 28 May, Thu 31 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Beans On Toast
Beans On Toast plus Boss Caine. Artists performing: Beans On Toast.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Thu 3 May

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Princess Theatre, Princess St, Burnham-on-Sea
Thu 3 May

More details - Buzzcocks
Buzzcocks. Artists performing: Buzzcocks.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Fri 4 May

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 4 May, Fri 18 May

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
Fri 4 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Wells May Charter Fair
Annual Charter Fair, with full Civic Opening and Blessing of The Fair at 11am,on the Saturday with fair open until 11pm. A sponsored Buffet Lunch for invited guests follows the tour of the fair at the nearby Swan Hotel. The fair is also open on the Friday from 5pm to 11pm.
Wells Market Place
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - The Stomping Ivories (dueling pianos)
All the way from Australia for one night only!! The Stomping Ivories are a ’dueling pianos’ act from Australia covering a range of music from Mozart to Metallica. Bring your song requests along; there is nothing these three Sydney boys won’t attempt to play!
East Coker Village Hall Halves Lane East Coker
Fri 4 May

More details - An Evening with Shane Williams
Fri 4 May, 7:30pm £24 All tickets One of the biggest names in Welsh rugby, Shane Williams in second only to David Campese in the list of all-time international try scorers.
Tacchi Morris Arts Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - Fyne Court - Somerset festival of nature at Fyne Court
Join us for two days of wildlife events, skills sessions and walks at Fyne Court. Together with our nature and conservation partners, the National Trust in Somerset will be kick-starting a month of wildlife fun.
Fyne Court, Broomfield, Bridgwater,
Sat 5 May

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Dress Like a Georgian Day
Do you look perfect in a petticoat, or wonderful in a wig' Come and learn about Georgian clothing from volunteers in period costume. Find out what the Georgians used to wear, with the chance to try on our new selection of 18th century costumes in the Coleridge family rooms, and chat to volunteers in period dress.
Coleridge Cottage, 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater,
Sat 5 May

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 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

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 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS
The garden boasts stunning views of the Somerset Levels, Burrow Mump and Glastonbury Tor, but even on a hazy day this 5 acre garden offers plenty of interest. Woodland walks, varied borders, flowering meadow and several ponds; also kitchen garden, greenhouses, orchards and unique standing stone as focal point.
Hillcrest, Taunton
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Aller farm Williton - Open Garden in aid of St Margarets Hospice
This sunny, south-facing garden is surrounded by stone walls and sub-divided into five separate areas. The cliff garden is a three-sided quarry with old magnolias, figs and Judas trees, plus some newer acacias. There are many unusual or tender plants to spot, including different varieties of echiums.
Aller Farm House Williton TAUNTON Somerset
Sun 6 May

More details - Train Rides on our miniature railway at Vivary Park, Taunton, Somerset
Fun for all the family. Please see our website for details and timetable. www.tauntonme.org.uk
Vivary Park, Mount St. , Taunton
Sun 6 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Sun 3 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 6 May

More details - The Flax Barn - Open Garden for NGS
A modern masterpiece hosting herbaceous perennials, ornamental grasses, spring bulbs, crocus lawn, assortments of alliums and agapanthus and much more! Wend your way past a pond, sculptures, shrubs, circular lawns and then take a breath, maybe even a cup of tea, in an opulent rotating orb.
The Flax Barn, Norton Sub Hamdon
Sun 6 May

More details - The Milverton Annual Street Fair BANK HOLIDAY Monday -  7th MAY 2018
A packed May Day of fun and bustle the length of Milverton Fore Street with roads shut off and over one hundred stalls. A day of entertainment, shopping, eating, street music and children activities with most importantly the FANCY HAT COMPETITION. All comers welcome to parade their fancy hats; with prizes for best!
FORE STREET MILVERTON, (Nr. TAUNTON), TA4 1JA
Mon 7 May

More details - Push the boat out. Free family sailing experience
“PUSH THE BOAT OUT” AND TRY SAILING on Monday 7th MAY or Monday 28th May AT DURLEIGH RESERVOIR with DURLEIGH SAILING CLUB and Somerset Youth and Community Sailing Association who are combining to bring you this FREE fun taster day on the water.
Durleigh Sailing Club, Durleigh Reservoir, Durleigh, Nr Bridgwater
Mon 7 May

More details - Speed Dating in Bath
Bath Speed Dating About Speed Dating in Bath Events At one of our Bath Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again and also short enough if you don’t.
Opa Meze Bar, 14 North Parade
Tue 8 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - A Brave Face – Vamos Theatre
A Brave Face – Vamos Theatre Weds 9 May, 7:30pm £13 / £11 Concs. / £8 Students Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Wed 9 May

More details - Wednesday Textile Workshops!
Increase your sewing confidence - come to our "Get to know your Sewing Machine" workshop. Chrissie Cottle (experienced in all aspects of sewing) will take you step-by-step through the capabilities of your machine & answer all your questions. Class size limited to 4 students - so you get plenty of attention.
Lillesdon, Nr. North Curry, Taunton
Wed 9 May

More details - Happy Days
Goodbye grey skies, hello blue! Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the unforgettable “king of cool” ...Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli.
The Wellesley, Mantle Street, Wellington.
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

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 10 May, Thu 14 Jun

More details - A Doll's House.  A new adaptation by Theatrical Niche Ltd of Ibsen's classic tale.
Mr & Mrs Helmer are the iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, socialising. They excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas-time, it seems there are a few things that Mr. Helmer may not have mentioned in the foreword.
Princess Theatre and Art Centre, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea
Thu 10 May

More details - Kilver Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kilver Court Gardens in Somerset is the perfect day out for those looking to explore a little known treasure. Today, the gardens, which have appeared on BBC Gardeners’ World, are like stepping into another world - a peaceful oasis away from modernity.
Kilver Court Gardens, Shepton Mallet
Thu 10 May

More details - Garden talk in Aid of St Margaret's Hospice
David and Pauline Wright have developed their amazing garden over 25 years, and regularly welcome groups of visitors to share their peaceful all year round garden, This beautiful garden with all year interest has a variety of evergreen and deciduous trees, large wildlife pond and stream, and ornamental Koi Pond.
St. Margaret’s Hospice Academy, Heron Drive, Taunton
Thu 10 May

More details - Lunchtime Concert
A Somerset Day Celebration Gibby Swaine, Sue Watts, The Stoggy Men and Tom Mayberry, CE of Heritage SW Our wonderful county’s history and heritage will be celebrated in a specially extended hour long concert.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 11 May

Bath Artists Fair More details - Bath Artists Fair
This is the second art fair near Bath featuring some of the best contemporary professional artists in the country. Original contemporary art work, ceramics, jewellery and sculpture from over 60 of the nation’s leading independent artists, all under one beautiful roof!
Farleigh Road Farm Shop Farleigh Road, Norton St Philip, Bath
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May
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More details - Little Yarford Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
This unusual garden embraces a C17 house (not open) overgrown with climbing plants. A wealth of aquatic plants in 3 ponds.
Little Yarford Farmhouse, Taunton
Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May

More details - The Little Mermaid – Ballet Theatre UK
The Little Mermaid – Ballet Theatre UK Fri 11 May, 7:30pm £15 / £10 Students / £ Group bookings for Schools (Buy 10 tickets, get 1 free) Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Fri 11 May

More details - Somerset Garden Day - Create a Floral Crown
Somerset Garden Day, Sunday 13th May, is an annual celebration of gardens and gardening - a chance to celebrate the hard work you put into making your garden a haven.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sat 12 May

More details - Fauré Requiem, Handel Coronation Anthems & Iain Cooper Benedicite
Join Bridgwater Choral Society with Conductor Iain Cooper for a performance of Fauré’s Requiem and Handel’s Coronation Anthems. We are also delighted to be giving the first performance of Iain Cooper’s Benedicite for Choir, Brass, Piano Duet and Timpani.
St Mary’s Church, Bridgwater.
Sat 12 May

More details - St Margarets Hospice Yeovil Summer Fete
A Fun day for the whole family held in the gardens of St Margaret’s Hospice. there is everything from craft stalls to dog shows, a vintage tea rooms, bar and BBQ as wells as games and activities for the whole family.
St Margarets Hospice Little Tarrat Lane Yeovil
Sat 12 May

More details - Somerset Day Celebrations
A day of dancing and music and crafts King Alfred giving out flags and cakes
The HIgh Street, STREET
Sat 12 May

More details - Dance/Concert: Blowzabella + Naragonia
International folk legends Blowzabella celebrate 40 years with a weekend of workshops, sessions, concerts and dances at Halsway Manor – including this evening dance/concert. Plus special guests – Naragonia (Belgium), and the Blowzabella Workshop Dance Orchestra. The band prefer to play where people can dance.
Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, nr Crowcombe
Sat 12 May

More details - Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 and Tchaikovsky Overture-Fantasy Romeo and Juliet with the MSO
The third of MSO’s guest conductors is the highly accomplished Hitoshi Suzuki Our soloist, Hilary Suckling, graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and the University of Cambridge. A previous favourite with MSO (Schumann Piano Concerto 2013), Hilary returns to perform Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto.
Strode Theatre Street
Sat 12 May

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
Sat 12 May to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Frome Book Fair
The book fair last year was such a success we are holding another! Antiquarian books, maps, prints and ephemera will be offered for sale by over fifteen professional bookdealers from across the South West and further afield. Books also bought. Refreshments available all day.
Silk Mill, Merchants Barton, Saxonvale, Frome
Sat 12 May

More details - Lower Shalford Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Fairly large open garden with extensive lawns and wooded surroundings. Small winterbourne stream running through with several stone bridges. Walled rose/parterre garden, hedged herbaceous garden and several ornamental ponds. Work is in constant progress.
Lower Shalford Farm, Wincanton
Sat 12 May

More details - Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Artists performing: Ladysmith Black Mambazo.: Tickets avaiable.
Bath Forum, Bath
Sat 12 May

More details - Little Yarford Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
This unusual garden embraces a C17 house (not open) overgrown with climbing plants. A wealth of aquatic plants in 3 ponds.
Little Yarford Farmhouse, Taunton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Traditional Country Fayre 13/05/18
Save the Date as this is going to be an amazing event! "13th May 2018" We would love for you to join us in a celebration of the great British countryside for all that work and live there to create a great day out for all ages and walks of life.
Pen House, Penselwood Nr. Wincanton
Sun 13 May

More details - Somerset Garden Day
On Sunday 13th May, we’re celebrating Somerset Garden Day with a simple ambition in mind: to encourage everyone in Somerset to down tools, enjoy the diverse pleasures of their gardens and acknowledge the hard work that goes into keeping them special.
Glastonbury Tor
Sun 13 May

More details - Swing to Brass A Musical Afternoon
Swing to Brass featuring Bold Brass Band and Redmaids High Community Choir Sunday 13th May 4pm Tickets £6 to inc refreshments
Corston All Saints Church, Wells Road, Corston
Sun 13 May

More details - Whoosh!
EXPERIENCE A HEARTWARMING PERFORMANCE WHERE EVERY SLIGHT BREEZE TURNS INTO A BEAUTIFUL SOUND, AS THREE MUSICIANS ENCHANTINGLY BLOW YOU TO A WARM WORLD OF BREATH AND WIND. Whoosh!
The Edge University of Bath Claverton Down Bath
Sun 13 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 13 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - East Lambrook Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The quintessential English cottage garden created by C20 gardening legend Margery Fish. Plantsman’s paradise with old-fashioned and contemporary plants grown in a relaxed and informal manner to create an extraordinary garden of great beauty and charm.
East Lambrook Manor Gardens, East Lambrook
Sun 13 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Midney Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
1.4 acre plantsmans garden, where unusual planting combinations, interesting use of colour, subtle themes and a natural flowing style create a garden full of variety and inspiring ideas. Increasingly known for it’s wildlife friendly planting.
Midney Gardens, Somerton
Sun 13 May

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 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May

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
Tue 15 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Bath
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
Widcombe Social Club Widcombe Hill Bath
Wed 16 May

More details - The Thrill of Love - @2k Theatre
The Thrill of Love - @2k Theatre Thurs 17 – Sat 19 May, 7:30pm A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there’s more than just a drink on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of a movie-star life.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Rock & Pop Music Quiz!
Pencils and pens up! It’s time to limber up your brain with our Rock and Pop Quiz, in other words, the popular Rock & Pop Quiz Music nights return to the Bridgwater Arts Centre Bar. To enter, all you need is a MAXIMUM of 4 people per team, then, just turn up on the night with your team!
11-13 Castle Street, Bridgwater
Fri 18 May

More details - Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest
Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest is devoted to the astounding collection of songs made by Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles over three summers in 1916, 1917 and 1918.
Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, nr Crowcombe
Fri 18 May

Martock Church PCC welcome the famous Jonathan Veira to perform on 19th May More details - Martock Church PCC welcome the famous Jonathan Veira to perform on 19th May
This amazing talented & versatile international singer and comedian is coming to Martock as part of his "Songs & Tales" tour. He is essentially a musical chameleon - performing songs of great diversity to an incredibly high standard - perhaps unique in the world of entertainment.
All Saints Church, Church Street, Martock
Sat 19 May
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More details - Magnificent Mr Handel
The Phoenix Singers with Director of Music Andrew Maddocks present an evening of music by Handel with Messiah, opera and Oratorio excerpts. Soprano ~ Alice Privett Orchestra of Opera Settecento
Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, South Petherton.
Sat 19 May

More details - May Barn Sale & Afternoon Teas
Huge Barn Sale with lots of items and curious for you to browse, including books, dvds and cds. Why not also have a cup of Tea or coffee and a scrumptious home made cake in our Snack Room whilst you decide what to buy!
Heaven’s Gate Farm West Henley
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Show Of Hands
Folk’s favourite duo returning by huge public demand.
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Sat 19 May

More details - The Old Bakery Artists at The Friends Meeting House, Bath
The Old Bakery Artists are holding a one day only Art Fair at The Friends Meeting House on York Street in Bath. Close to the Roman Baths this will be a welcome detour to your visit to Bath.
York Street, Bath
Sat 19 May

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 20 May

More details - Open Gardens & Heritage Trail - Leigh on Mendip
Visit our village Open Gardens and discover the heritage buildings and their associated families. Refreshments – delicious cream teas at the Old Vicarage and light lunches. Plants for sale. Car transport available for those with limited mobility.
Memorial Hall (for tickets), Leigh on Mendip
Sun 20 May

More details - Elderberry Fair - Somerset's over 50's show
Somerset’s Premier Over 50s Show They say life begins at 50 and to celebratea new unique fair will take place on Sunday 20th May at Wellsprings Leisure Centre with a variety of stalls.
Wellsprings Leisure Centre Cheddon Road TAUNTON
Sun 20 May

More details - Singing Workshop with Issy Emenery
Experience an uplifting day of singing in the wonderful surroundings and acoustics of The Bishop’s Chapel at The Bishop’s Palace.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Sun 20 May

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 20 May

More details - Rendy Farm - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre garden with formal walled front garden, raised vegetable beds, greenhouse and polytunnel enclosed by hornbeam, box and yew hedging. Decorative fruit and cut flower beds, meadow with large wild pond and orchard with stream running through, marked by pollarded willows. New Shepherd’s Hut Garden.
Rendy Farm, Taunton
Sun 20 May

More details - The Old Vicarage, Over Stowey - Open Garden for NGS
Set in the beautiful Quantock Hills, and developed from an original 1-acre garden to nearly 3 acres. A quirky garden with a huge, eclectic variety of shrubs, trees, grasses, agapanthus, sub-tropical palms, phormiums, exotic ornaments, together with an arboretum, large pond and willow arbour.
The Old Vicarage, Over Stowey, Bridgwater
Sun 20 May

More details - The Old Vicarage, Over Stowey - Open Garden for NGS
Set in the beautiful Quantock Hills, and developed from an original 1-acre garden to nearly 3 acres. A quirky garden with a huge, eclectic variety of shrubs, trees, grasses, agapanthus, sub-tropical palms, phormiums, exotic ornaments, together with an arboretum, large pond and willow arbour.
The Old Vicarage, Over Stowey, Bridgwater
Wed 23 May

More details - Coleridge Cottage - Romantic Women
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - behind 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 23 May

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
Wed 23 May

More details - Speed Dating in Bath
Speed Dating in Bath How Speed Dating in Bath works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Bath, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Circo, 15-16 George Street Bath
Thu 24 May, Thu 21 Jun

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Bridgwater
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
37 Sports and Social Club 1 West Approach Woolavington Road Bridgwater
Fri 25 May

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
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May

More details - Tony Christie
Tony Christie. Artists performing: Tony Christie.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Fri 25 May

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

More details - Barrington Court - Paint a hand cut springtime wooden shape
Make up your own design and paint a hand cut wooden decoration. There will be a selection of shapes for you to choose from. Come along if you fancy doing something a bit different; this is a fun and relaxing activity that all the family can enjoy. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

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 to really get you feeling pre-historic!
Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill Wookey Hole
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - King King
It has been a meteoric rise by the blues/rockers in the past few years. With great songs and dynamic stage performance, this gig is going to rock the rafters!
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Sat 26 May

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
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

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,
Sun 27 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Babbs Farm - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre plantsman’s garden in Somerset Levels, gradually created out of fields surrounding old farmhouse over last 20 yrs and still being developed. Trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials planted with an eye for form and shape in big flowing borders.
Babbs Farm, Highbridge
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Annual Garden Party at The Mount!
Stalls, BBQ, tours of the hotel, live music, cream teas and Pimm’s
The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade, Taunton
Mon 28 May

More details - Push the boat out. Free family sailing experience
Push the boat out. Free family sailing experience “PUSH THE BOAT OUT” AND TRY SAILING on Monday 7th MAY or Monday 28th May AT DURLEIGH RESERVOIR with DURLEIGH SAILING CLUB and Somerset Youth and Community Sailing Association who are combining to bring you this FREE fun taster day on the water.
Durleigh Sailing Club, Durleigh Reservoir, Durleigh, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset
Mon 28 May

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 - Barrington Court - Wildlife Days
Join us for our wildlife days - lots of outdoor fun for all the family. There will be wildlife crafts and a variety of hands-on activities with the Somerset Wildlife Trust, Wildlfowl & Wetlands Trust, Somerset Moth Group, Bumblebee Conservation Trust and others. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

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 - 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.
Dunster Castle, Dunster, near Minehead,
Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

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

More details - Treat Dad to a ‘Hero’ Treatment
This ESPA experience delivers triple results by targeting three key areas – the back, the face and the scalp, making it the ideal treatment for relaxing that special man in your life!
The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade, Taunton
Fri 1 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® – A Tribute
If you like the Beach Boys® songs, you will love this band! Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a show you do not want to miss.
The Forum 1a Forum Buildings St James’s Parade Bath
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Gin, Fizz & Food Festival
Gin, Fizz & Food Festival 2018 Woodlands Castle, Taunton, Somerset Saturday 2nd June 2018 12-7pm Let’s celebrate Gin, Fizz & Food with friends & family. Good time, good memories.
Woodlands Castle, Ruishton, Taunton, Somerset
Sat 2 Jun

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 - Festival of Nature
Join Festival of Nature for its 15th birthday celebrations as we set sail down the river for another year of the UK’s largest celebration of the natural world! Between the 2nd -10th June 2018 explore the nature in your backyard and go wild at one of our family fun weekends in Bath and Bristol!
Bath and Bristol
Sat 2 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Guitar Legends
Come & celebrate a night of the guitar greats in one amazing show! The Guitar ’Legends’ will mesmerise you with the greatest guitar hits of all time - from the early 50’s right up to the present day.
Princess Theatre and Art Centre, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Chard
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
The Guildhall Fore Street Chard
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Plant Sale / Coffee morning
on Saturday 2nd June. Bacon rolls, designer jewellery and discounted greetings cards also on sale. At Bathampton Village Hall, Holcombe Lane, Bathampton. Donations of plants may be left outside the hall 8.45 - 9.45 am on the day. Proceeds in aid of Bathampton Village Show.
Bathampton Village Hall, Holcombe Lane, Bathampton
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Corfe Summer Fete
After holding the first recorded fete in the village of Corfe for over 50 years in 2016, we’re ready to do it all over again! Attracting around 1,500 visitors last year, we enjoyed a day full of fun, music, food and drink and of course, some amazing aerobatic displays.
Mill Lane
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 - The Old Vicarage, Ruishton - Open Garden for NGS
2nd year of opening for NGS, a new garden in progress. Much of the 1 acre plot was field but is now laid out and brimming with potential. Traces of old garden still in evidence with plenty of new beds incorporated.
The Old Vicarage, Ruishton, Taunton
Sun 3 Jun and Mon 4 Jun

More details - 14 Eskdale Close - Open Garden for NGS
Informal garden with plenty of seating to relax in and enjoy the various areas and styles of planting. Mediterranean area leads to patio and lawn, partly enclosed by a tall border. Pond and collection of conifers on raised rockery. Archway leading to vegetable and fruit garden.
14 Eskdale Close, Weston-super-Mare
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hestercombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Georgian landscape garden designed by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde, Victorian terrace and shrubbery and stunning exquisite example of Lutyens/Jeykll designed formal garden. These together make up 50 acres of woodland walks, temples, terraces, pergolas, lakes and cascades.
Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton
Tue 5 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 - The Greatest Show – University Centre Weston
The Greatest Show – University Centre Weston Fri 8 June, 7:30pm £10 / £7 Concs. and Students Join us for a highly entertaining variety showcase performed by a very talented cast. Be dazzled by a spectacular extravaganza of song, dance, comedy, physical theatre, popular music and more.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Fri 8 Jun

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

More details - Lunchtime Concert
Advanced Musicians’ Summer Recital Richard Huish Students Talented soloists on a variety of instruments will perform a programme of pieces ranging from classical to jazz. Accompanied by Course Manager for Music, Kathryn Foyle, there will be something to suit all tastes during a summer lunchtime.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 8 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - Isle Abbotts Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Historic village dating from Saxon times, located on edge of Somerset Levels with many thatched stone cottages. C13 Grade I listed church is described as ’The Jewel in the Crown of Somerset Churches’. Open church tower. 3 well-established unique gardens with many exquisite herbaceous borders.
Isle Abbotts Gardens, Isle Abbotts, nr Ilminster
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 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 - 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 - Roger Marks'  Cornish Armada Band
THE SIX PIECE ARMADA BAND LEAD BY THE CAPTAIN ROGER MARKS PLAY GOOD TIME INFECTIOUS NEW ORLEANS JAZZ WITH LOADS OF BON-HOMIE. A HIGHLY ENTERTAINING EVENING OF TOE-TAPPING MUSIC.
Cossington Village Hall Trivetts Way Cossington Bridgwater
Sat 9 Jun

More details - a-ha Electric Summer 2018 Tour
Iconic Norwegian trio a-ha are bringing their Electric Summer Tour 2018 to Yeovil with special guests OMD and The Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey
Huish Park, Lufton Way, Yeovil
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Here Comes Summer – Taunton Deane Male Voice Choir
Here Comes Summer – Taunton Deane Male Voice Choir Sat 9 June, 7:30pm £10 After their tremendously successful performance at Wells Cathedral and various other venues in the South West, TDMVC are presenting a new summer concert featuring a satisfying variety of favourite songs from musicals well as pop classics,
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Summer of Steps 2018 Tour
There is no greater pop comeback than Steps! The iconic pop group have returned to claim their crown. The Summer of Steps 2018 tour includes a concert at Huish Park, Yeovil on Sunday 10 June with special guests Aqua and Blue.
Huish Park, Lufton Way, Yeovil
Sun 10 Jun

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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - Model Farm - Open Garden for NGS
4 acres of flat gardens to S of Victorian country house. Created from a field in last 8 yrs and still being developed. A dozen large mixed flower beds planted in cottage garden style with wildlife in mind. Wooded areas, lawns, wildflower meadows and wildlife pond. Plenty of seating throughout the gardens.
Model Farm, Bridgwater
Sun 10 Jun

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 - The Mill on the Floss – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
The Mill on the Floss – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Wed 13 June, 7:30pm £14 / £12 Concs. / £10 Students “They had entered the thorny wilderness, and the golden gates of their childhood had for ever closed behind them.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Wednesday Textile Workshops!
"Get to know your Overlocker" Another informative Wednesday Workshop by Chrissie Cottle. Increase your confidence in professionally finishing clothes & soft furnishings. The intricacies & potential of your Overlocking Machine explained - & all your questions answered! Classes of 4 max.
Lillesdon, Nr. North Curry, Taunton
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Bath Iron - Festival of Ironwork
Spectacular FESTIVAL OF IRONWORK in Parade Gardens, in the centre of Bath, Somerset from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th June 2018.
Parade Gardens, Grand Parade, Bath
Thu 14 Jun to Sun 17 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 - Tormarton Court - Open Garden for NGS
11 acres of formal and natural gardens in stunning Cotswold setting. Features incl roses, herbaceous, kitchen garden, Mediterranean garden, mound and natural pond. Extensive walled garden, spring glade and meadows with young and mature trees.
Tormarton Court, Tormarton
Fri 15 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 - Lympsham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
At the picturesque heart of the village of Lympsham is C15 church of St Christopher. The Manor, built as the rectory 200 years ago, and C17 Church Farm are next to the church and connected to each other by a side gate.
Lympsham Gardens, Weston-super-Mare
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 - 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 - 12th Langport 2 Day Festival of Walking
Walks over marked routes in the beautiful Somerset Countryside with bacon and sausage rolls available at the start and home made cakes at the end. Sweets and drinks en route. Start at The Angel, Bow Street, Langport OS map no.
The Angel, Bow Street, Langport
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 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 - 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 - 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 - Weston Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
4 gardens tucked away in a village community. 94 Broadmoor Lane: large SW facing sloping garden with beautiful views up to Kelston Round Hill. Herbaceous borders, roses, clematis and wisteria. Terracing and raised vegetable garden, soft fruit, rockery with alpines. Glenfield: 1 acre.
Weston Village Gardens, Bath
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tales for Tots
AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE YOUNG CHILDREN TO THE WONDERS OF STORIES. IT’S THE PERFECT WAY TO FIRE YOUR CHILD’S IMAGINATION, SPARK A LOVE OF READING AND ENCOURAGE THEIR CREATIVITY.
The Edge University of Bath Claverton Down Bath
Sat 26 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Father’s Day at The Mount
Treat dad to Sunday lunch and dad gets a free glass of Somerset Cider and a gift from us
The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade, Taunton
Sun 17 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 Dream Car Rides
Forget socks and chocolate, this is the ultimate ‘Petrol Head’ gift idea. Treat Dad to a once in a life-time chance to ride in some iconic cars. Choose from a selection of cars, from supercars to luxury marques.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 17 Jun

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 - 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 - The Knicker Lady
Rosemary Hawthorne, THE KNICKER LADY, returns to Burnham-on-Sea with a new, intimate version of her well-loved and popular show.
Princess Theatre and Art Centre, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea
Fri 22 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 - The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club. Artists performing: Craig Charles.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Patsy Cline and Friends
Patsy Cline and Friends The Velvet Country voice of Patsy Cline caught the imagination of Sue Lowry, who has been a lifelong fan of Patsy Cline and Country Music.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Midsummer Music
Nynehead Court is delighted to announce that the headline act at its Midsummer Music event at Nynehead Church on 23rd June is the acclaimed bassist Miranda Sykes. The event begins at 6.30pm (bar open at 5.
Nynehead Court, Nynehead
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Stagestruck Travels Through Time
Stagestruck Travels Through Time Sat 23 June, 7:30pm £8.50 / £7.50 Concs. The children will perform songs, dancers and acting scenes through the decades from Oliver Twist, Alice in Wonderland, Wizard of OZ, Grease and many more!! Finishing in the present day.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Sat 23 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 - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Westlands Theatre, Yeovil
Mon 25 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 26 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland + special guests. Artists performing: Kiefer Sutherland.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Tue 26 Jun

More details - A Celebration of Italian Style
Do you own an Italian vehicle? We are calling all owners of cars to come to the Museum to help us celebrate these amazing Italian marques.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Public Image Ltd - The Public Image Is Rotten Tour
Public Image Ltd - The Public Image Is Rotten Tour. Artists performing: Public Image Ltd.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Wainwright. Artists performing: Rufus Wainwright.: Tickets avaiable.
Bath Forum, Bath
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Cotswold Way Challenge
After a successful 1st year, the Cotswold Way Challenge returns in 2018. Over 2,000 adventurers take on the historic path from Bath to Cheltenham - with msot walking - others jogging, and some on the run of their life!
Bath / Cheltenham
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Quantock Hills Walking Festival - Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July 2018
Stowey Walking, a member of the national Walkers are Welcome network, is hosting the weekend of guided walks in and around the Quantocks from June 30 to July 1 2018. The event has the support of the Quantock Hills AONB Service.
Quantock Hills
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Little Hintock - Open Garden for NGS
A quirky and rather wild garden. From streamside orchard with summerhouse, climbing to small flower garden in front of C17 stone cottage, then wooded hillside with roses growing through the trees and lovely views across peaceful hills. One acre in all, incl new areas being tamed. Cobbles, steps and some steep paths.
Little Hintock, Taunton
Sat 30 Jun

Woodspring 2018 Model air show More details - Woodspring 2018 Model air show
The South West’s premier model airshow offers two days of continuous model flying featuring some of the leading models and flyers in the UK. See all aspects of model flying at their best, from small fun fighters to large scale bombers, some with jet turbine engines.
Claverham Drove, Yatton Nr Bristol
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul
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More details - Nynehead Court - Open Garden for NGS
English Heritage garden of historic interest. The house and gardens were owned by the Sandford family up till 1902, after which time it was let, finally becoming a residential care home for the elderly in 1940 (one of the oldest in the county).
Nynehead Court, Wellington
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bike Bath
Bike Bath is a day of marked rides of 25, 50 and 80 miles taking in the best scenery of Bath and the surrounding countryside.
The Recreation Ground, William Street, Bath
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Gants Mill & Garden - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden. Clematis, rose arches and pergolas, streams, ponds, waterfalls. Riverside walk to top weir, delphiniums, day lilies, 100+ dahlia varieties, vegetable, soft fruit and cutting flower garden. Garden is overlooked by the historic watermill, open on NGS day.
Gants Mill & Garden, Bruton
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Nunney Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The Miller’s House owner describes herself as an untidy gardener who falls for a plant and then finds a suitable place to put it! Set in a small valley with the main garden above a deep mill pond. Planted mainly with perennials and shrubs with an eye to butterfly attraction and perfume.
Nunney Gardens, nr Frome
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Summer Jazz Weekend with the John Shillito Band
The popular West Country jazz band invite you to enjoy their vibrant, exciting and melodic jazz in the New Orleans style, which has been a great hit at the hotel’s jazz weekends for the last 8 years.
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Fri 6 Jul to Mon 9 Jul

Special Concert For Cancer Research More details - Special Concert For Cancer Research
For One Night Only..... Jan McNeill in Concert. Jan is a seasoned professional performer with over 35 years experience as a Singer, Entertainer and Cruise Director. She will share some of her favourite songs with you - standards, jazz classics, showtunes and much more.
The Henhayes Community Centre South Street Car Park Crewkerne Tel. 01460 74340
Fri 6 Jul
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More details - A European Tour with the Mid-Somerset Orchestra
The four conductor in this series of guest conductors is Dr. Dennis Simons. He has been founder leader of the Alberni String Quartet, Co-Leader of the London Philharmonic and Leader of the BBC Philharmonic returning to the U.K. after twenty years as Music Director and Conductor of three orchestras in North America.
Strode Theatre Street
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Frome Open Studios 2018
Frome Open Studios art trail returns as part of Frome Festival. You’ll find art of all genres on show: painting, drawing, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, sculpture, photography and much more. It’s free to visit, so why not follow the trail to meet the artists and discover something new.
Frome
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Vintage Somerset Fair
Fabulous vintage clothes, textiles, vinyl, gifts, accessories, jewellery, toys, books, collectables, kitchenalia from some of the best traders in the locale. Complimented by a select number of artisans selling their retro/vintage vibe wares. Entry £1, 50p for students under 16s free
Town Hall, Market Place, Wells
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Barrington Court - Open Garden for NGS
Well known garden constructed in 1920 by Col Arthur Lyle from derelict farmland (C19 cattle stalls still exist). Gertrude Jekyll suggested planting schemes for the layout. Paved paths with walled rose and iris, white and lily gardens, large kitchen garden.
Barrington Court, Ilminster
Sat 7 Jul

More details - RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2018
RNAS Yeovilton will open its gates on Saturday 7th July for the Royal Navy’s premier airshow. As one of the Southwest’s largest one day events, the airshow will offer an action-packed day out for all the family with thrilling flying displays and plenty to see and do on the ground.
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Honeyhurst Farm - Open Garden for NGS
acre part walled rural garden with babbling brook and 4 acre traditional cider orchard, with views. Specimen hollies, copper beech, paulownia, yew and poplar. Pergolas, arbour and numerous seats. Mixed informal shrub and perennial beds with many unusual plants.
Honeyhurst Farm, Cheddar
Sun 8 Jul and Mon 9 Jul

More details - Blazin' Fiddles
A special 20th Anniversary Show from the folk fiddle superstars! Touring to promote their highly critically acclaimed latest album "The Key", this is one band that just has to be seen live. Described as the "Led Zeppelin of the folk world" expect dancing in the aisles with the music from the Isles.
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Brent Knoll Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The distinctive hill of Brent Knoll, an iron age hill fort, is well worth climbing 449ft for the 360 view of surrounding hills incl Glastonbury Tor and the Somerset Levels. Lovely C13 church renowned for its bench ends. Ball Copse Hall: S-facing Edwardian house (not open) on lower slopes of Knoll.
Brent Knoll Gardens, Highbridge
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Speed Dating in Bath
Speed Dating in Bath How speed dating in Bath works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Bath event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Opa Meze Bar, 14 North Parade
Tue 10 Jul, Tue 7 Aug

More details - Muriel Jones Field Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
98 pretty allotments on a charming 5 acre site, displaying a range of gardening styles from the traditional to a more relaxed approach. A rural setting on the outskirts of Frome with views of Longleat Forest across the river and into the trees and Cley Hill in the distance.
Muriel Jones Field Allotments, Frome
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Legally Blonde
The SPACE Legally Blonde OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Tacchi-Morris! This production is brought to you by The SPACE Company, hot on the kitten heels of Spamalot, Made in Dagenham and The Addams Family!
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Wed 11 Jul to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Wednesday Textile Workshop!
Increase your skill with fabrics by learning Applique techniques & constructing a summer ’Sunflower or Tree Cushion’ in one day! Chrissie Cottle will take you step-by-step & answer all your questions! Class size maximum of 4 so you get lots of attention. Tea/coffee & cake available all day.
Lillesdon, Nr. North Curry, Taunton
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour
Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour. Artists performing: Paloma Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
Vivary Park, Taunton
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Lunchtime Concert
In the Company of Bach, Franck & Peeters Stephen Bell - Organ Recital Making a long overdue return to St John’s, Stephen has chosen a programme of some of his favourite works by Bach, Franck and Peeters.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton.
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Barn Sale & Afternoon Tea
Lots of lovely items and curious to browse including Books, Dvd’s, Cd’s, kitchenware, toys, Bric a Brac. Relaxing snack room where you can purchase our lovely home made cakes with a cuppa.
Heaven’s Gate Farm West Henley
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Live In Somerset 2018 - Party In The Park with Billy Ocean
Live In Somerset 2018 - Party In The Park with Billy Ocean with Hot Chocolate & The Real Thing + Bjorn Again + S Club Party. Artists performing: Billy Ocean, Hot Chocolate, The Real Thing, S Club Party, Björn Again.: Tickets avaiable.
Vivary Park, Taunton
Sat 14 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
Sun 15 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Kaiser Chiefs - Live In Somerset
Kaiser Chiefs - Live In Somerset. Artists performing: Kaiser Chiefs.: Tickets avaiable.
Vivary Park, Taunton
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Stowey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A broad spectrum of interest and styles developing year on year. Flower-packed beds, borders and pots, roses, topiary, hydrangeas, exotic garden, many unusual trees and shrubs, orchards, vegetables, ponds, specialist sweet peas, lawns and ha ha. Abundant collection of mature trees and shrubs.
Stowey Gardens, Bristol
Sun 15 Jul

More details - An evening with Natalie Merchant
An evening with Natalie Merchant. Artists performing: Natalie Merchant.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Leo Sayer
A true 70’s/80’s superstar in an incredibly rare all standing event. Dig out the wigs and flares and sing, dance and party like it’s 1979!
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Fri 20 Jul

More details - A Touch of Little Mix
A Touch of Little Mix Fri 20 July, 7:30pm Now in their 5th year touring, the incredible ’A Touch of Little Mix’ are the closest soundalikes to the real thing!
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Fri 20 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
Sat 21 Jul

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
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

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
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Corston Country Fair
A traditional country fair, which offers something for all the family, from beer tent, bouncy castle, brass band, cakes, classic cars to chuffy the train ride, dog show, tea tent, vintage tractor and everything in between.
Playing Fields, Corston
Sat 21 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 - 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

More details - Benter Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two contrasting gardens in beautiful, rural setting. The garden at Fire Engine House is mature and established, with lawns, generous borders and narrow, enticing paths; through a garden door and tumble-down bothy is a small orchard and arboretum.
Benter Gardens, Radstock
Sun 22 Jul

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 - Discovery Days
Is your family up to the challenge of taking on some of the Haynes Discovery Missions? Working together you will need to employ all of your detective skills. With each mission your first task will be to identify an object or objects contained within a mystery bags.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Tue 24 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Summer at Wookey Hole
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, The Mill Wookey Hole
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Ston Easton Park - Open Garden for NGS
A hidden treasure in the heart of the Mendips, do come and see for yourself. Walk through the glorious parkland of the historic Repton landscape, along the quietly cascading River Norr. Productive walled Victorian kitchen garden, octagonal rose garden, stunning herbaceous border, fruit cage and orchard.
Ston Easton Park, Radstock
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Speed Dating in Bath
Bath Speed Dating How speed dating in Bath works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Bath. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Circo, 15-16 George Street Bath
Thu 26 Jul, Thu 23 Aug

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
Playhouse, 126-130 High Street, Weston-Super-Mare
Fri 27 Jul

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 picnicing in gardens.
Cothay Manor & Gardens, Wellington
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Sutton Hosey Manor - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres, of which 2 walled. Lily canal through pleached limes leading to amelanchier walk past duck pond; rose and juniper walk from Italian terrace; judas tree avenue; ptelea walk. Ornamental potager. Drive-side shrubbery.
Sutton Hosey Manor, Long Sutton
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Somer Inspirations
Twenty plus West Country artists, (several are national and international exhibitors of considerable standing), are collaborating, sharing expertise to provide an eclectic mix of two and three dimensional inspirational work, including paintings, prints, glass, textiles and wood.
Wells and Mendip Museum
Tue 31 Jul to Fri 10 Aug
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More details - Exmoor Rail
Exmoor Rail has become one of Somerset’s premier model railway shows, now held in a modern, bright and disabled friendly venue, which is adjacent to Minehead station, right on the seafront. There will be a selection of high quality working layouts, coming from across southern England!
The Minehead Eye, Mart Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24:5BJ
Sat 4 Aug

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 5 Aug, Sun 2 Sep

More details - Music Holiday Week in Dunster
A residential workshop for both choral singers and orchestra players. The choir is led by Robyn Sevastos B.Mus., A.R.C.M., and the orchestra by Mark FitzGerald A.R.C.M. If you enjoy singing or play an instrument come and join in for a week of great music making. It’s not just about music either!
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Sun 5 Aug to Sun 12 Aug

More details - Family Fun Day & Dog Show
Watch this space!
Heaven’s Gate Farm West Henley
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Lunchtime Concert
‘The Muses Gardin for Delights’ was the title of Robert Jones’ 5th book of Ayres for Voice and Lute, published in 1610. There were several such publications in this “Golden Age of English Musi‘c”, the pre-eminent composer being the lutenist John Dowland.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Counterfeit Seventies Show
Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade, Sweet, T.
Playhouse Theatre, High Street, Weston Super Mare
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Parish's House - Open Garden for NGS
8-acre garden surrounding Regency house (not open) with beautiful views across open countryside. Lawns sweep down to ha-ha. Colour themed herbaceous and shrub borders. Elegant water feature. Arboretum of specimen trees and more recently planted acer glade.
Parish’s House, Bath
Sun 12 Aug

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Avon Valley Railway, Bitton
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Brompton Regis Horse Show & Gymkhana 2018
Brompton Regis Horse Show & Gymkhana BR-Show-2017.jpg Date: 18th Aug 2018 9:00am-4:30pm A traditional show with lots for everyone! Horse show and gymkhana with jumping, showing and fancy dress classes. Very popular dog show - entries on the day. Gundog Scurry runs all day. Childrens’ races.
Brompton Regis Cricket Field
Sat 18 Aug

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 19 Aug, Sun 16 Sep, Sun 14 Oct

More details - Babbs Farm - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre plantsman’s garden in Somerset Levels, gradually created out of fields surrounding old farmhouse over last 20 yrs and still being developed. Trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials planted with an eye for form and shape in big flowing borders.
Babbs Farm, Highbridge
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

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
Mon 27 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Truckfest South West
Truckfest is the must-see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world, Truckfest is Europe’s Premier trucking event, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw-dropping customised vehicles.
The Showground, Shepton Mallet
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Simple Minds and The Pretenders
Simple Minds and The Pretenders with Very Special Guest KT Tunstall. Artists performing: Simple Minds, KT Tunstall, The Pretenders.: Tickets avaiable.
Taunton Racecourse, Taunton
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Rare Breeds Breakfast Club
Sunday morning Breakfast Clubs at the Museum are deliberately very relaxed: A gathering of all marques and models with likeminded owners chatting over a coffee and delicious freshly cooked breakfast in Café 750.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Kilver Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kilver Court Gardens in Somerset is the perfect day out for those looking to explore a little known treasure. Today, the gardens, which have appeared on BBC Gardeners’ World, are like stepping into another world - a peaceful oasis away from modernity.
Kilver Court Gardens, Shepton Mallet
Thu 6 Sep

More details - Curators Floor Talk - Marques and Models:  Ford Motor Company and the Model T
The third 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 9 Sep to Wed 12 Sep

More details - Camel
Camel. Artists performing: Camel.: Tickets avaiable.
Bath Forum, Bath
Tue 11 Sep

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Regal Theatre, 2A The Avenue, Minehead
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Bath Priory Hotel - Open Garden for NGS
Discover 3 acres of mature walled gardens. Quintessentially English, the garden has billowing borders, croquet lawn, wild flower meadow and ancient specimen trees. Spring is bright with tulips and flowering cherries; autumn alive with colour.
Bath Priory Hotel, Bath
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Lunchtime Concert
50th Golden Concert - ‘Poetic Piano’ Oana Dinea - Piano Recital Our “Golden Concert” will be a real treat when Romanian born, Oana captivates us, during an hour of enchanting music by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin, who was one of the most sensitive composers of the romantic period.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 14 Sep

More details - Midney Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
1.4 acre plantsmans garden, where unusual planting combinations, interesting use of colour, subtle themes and a natural flowing style create a garden full of variety and inspiring ideas. Increasingly known for it’s wildlife friendly planting.
Midney Gardens, Somerton
Fri 14 Sep

More details - The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Open Garden for NGS
Within the grounds of a medieval Priory, the Gardens have undergone extensive redevelopment over the last few years.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Cannington
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
The McMillan Theatre, Lower Bath Rd, Bridgwater
Sat 15 Sep

More details - James Blunt
James Blunt “The Afterlove Tour”. Artists performing: James Blunt.: Tickets avaiable.
Bath Racecourse, Bath
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Wellbeing & Superfood Festival
Wellbeing & Superfood Festival 2018 Taunton, Somerset Sunday 16th September 2018 10am-6pm Let’s celebrate the goodness of life together...
Woodlands Castle, Ruishton, Taunton
Sun 16 Sep

More details - The Red Post House - Open Garden for NGS
acre walled garden with shrubs, borders, trees, circular potager, topiary. We combine beauty and utility. Further 1½ acres with various planting, lawn, orchard and vineyard. Plums, 40 apple and 20 pear. Apples and pears should be bearing fruit. Mown paths, longer grass. Views aligned on Ham Hill.
The Red Post House, Taunton
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Bill Ryder Jones
Bill Ryder Jones. Artists performing: Bill Ryder-Jones.: Tickets avaiable.
Chapel Arts Centre, Bath
Wed 19 Sep

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
Bath Forum, Bath
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Somersets Festival of Transport 2018
Vintage and classic motor show and country show
West woodlands Frome
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - A Celebration of Jaguar Cars
Do you own a Jaguar? We are calling all owners to come to the Museum from Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th September to help us celebrate this amazing marque.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Wed 26 Sep to Sat 29 Sep

More details - The Big Draw
Establish your creative side with special arts and crafts activities to get stuck into. This event is fantastic for families because it’s drawing fun for children and grown-ups alike. The Museum will launch a new drawing and hands-on activity for families of all ages.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Mon 1 Oct to Wed 31 Oct

More details - Legend
Legend. Artists performing: Legend.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Fri 5 Oct

More details - World Textile Day West
A fantastic day out for anyone interested in textiles of all kinds - Indian embroideries, Indonesian batiks, silk and cotton ikat, African waxprint, Chinese indigo, Japanese kimonos, Peruvian weavings and so much more. A bunch of specialist traders bring their goodies to Bristol once a year for this very popular show.
Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford, Between Bath and Bristol
Sat 6 Oct

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 7 Oct, Sun 4 Nov, Sun 2 Dec

More details - Nynehead Court - Open Garden for NGS
English Heritage garden of historic interest. The house and gardens were owned by the Sandford family up till 1902, after which time it was let, finally becoming a residential care home for the elderly in 1940 (one of the oldest in the county).
Nynehead Court, Wellington
Thu 11 Oct

More details - Lunchtime Concert
The Musicians from Queen’s College are delighted to be returning to St John’s and will be performing a wide range of music from across the ages - ‘something for everyone’ Drinks will be available for you to enjoy with the sandwiches you are welcome to bring with you.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 12 Oct

More details - From The Jam feat. Bruce Foxton
From The Jam feat. Bruce Foxton plus special guests. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Sun 14 Oct

More details - The Flax Barn - Open Garden for NGS
A modern masterpiece hosting herbaceous perennials, ornamental grasses, spring bulbs, crocus lawn, assortments of alliums and agapanthus and much more! Wend your way past a pond, sculptures, shrubs, circular lawns and then take a breath, maybe even a cup of tea, in an opulent rotating orb.
The Flax Barn, Norton Sub Hamdon
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Farmborough Craft & Gift Fayre
Farmborough Memorial Hall are repeating their very successful Craft & Gift Fayre in aid of Hall funds. Come & visit, there will be lots of stalls with a range of crafts suitable for gifts giving you a chance to shop early & be organised for Christmas! Refreshments will be available throughout the day.
Farmborough Memorial Hall
Sat 20 Oct

More details - BOYZLIFE
BOYZLIFE: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Halloween at Wookey Hole
The home of Halloween opens its doors once again for spooky fun throughout the autumn half term! Costume characters will be on site including our very own Witch of Wookey Hole who will be giving a free treat to every child!
Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill Wookey Hole
Sat 27 Oct to Sun 4 Nov

More details - Haunted Haynes
This October Half Term children can join in the fun and come in full fancy dress if they dare and get in for FREE**. Have a go at pumpkin carving* and enjoy spooky snacks and delicious treats in Café 750.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sat 27 Oct to Sun 4 Nov

More details - Queen Extravaganza Tour 2018
The hugely popular live band performance, returns to rock the UK with the ‘Queen Extravaganza Tour’. ‘Queen Extravaganza’ – described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as ‘A rock celebration in the Royal tradition’ and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen - will play 17 shows...
BATH Forum, 1A Forum Buildings, Bath
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Lunchtime Concert
A Showcase for Young Musicians Wellington School Students High-flying, award-holding pupils will perform an eclectic programme that will feature a variety of instruments, genres, ages and stages thus demonstrating their versatile abilities.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Wishbone Ash
One of the all time great rock bands with Andy Powell still at the helm. Such is their popularity, this will be an incredible 20th performance for them at the venue.
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Curators Floor Talk - Motoring Icons:  The Volkswagen Beetle
The final 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 11 Nov to Wed 14 Nov

More details - A Cappella Choral Singing Weekend
A choral singing weekend with a Christmas theme, led by Ian Chesworth who has tutored our choral workshops for over 12 years. The 2 night break is on a full board basis and includes all tuition, meals, coffee breaks, excursions and walks.
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Fri 16 Nov to Sun 18 Nov

More details - Winter Wonderland
Wookey Hole will have you feeling festive with over a thousand lights illuminating the caves for a magical Christmas tour! There are over 20 great attractions to give you a full day’s visit.
Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill Wookey Hole
Sat 17 Nov, Sun 18 Nov, Sat 24 Nov, Sun 25 Nov, Sat 1 Dec, Sun 2 Dec, Sat 8 Dec, Sun 9 Dec, Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Thu 27 Dec to Sun 6 Jan

More details - The Rural Living Christmas Show
25th Anniversary Show! Annual Craft and Lifestyle Christmas Market - showcasing rural crafts and designers, potters, artists, makers and food producers - over 120 stands at this long-running Christmas Market just on the outskirts of Taunton. Raising money for Children’s Hospice South West.
Kings Hall School Kingston Road Taunton
Sat 17 Nov and Sun 18 Nov

More details - Christmas Craft Fayre
Christmas craft fayre with over 28 stalls selling local handmade gifts,jewelry,seasonal produce and cards. Refreshments available. 50p entrance fee to raise funds for hall restoration fund.
Whitelackington Memorial Hall, Whitelackington, Nr Ilminster
Sat 17 Nov

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 18 Nov, Sun 16 Dec

More details - Free Choral Concert of Advent Music
A concert of choral singing in Dunster’s historic Tithe Barn, performed by the choir from the Yarn Market Hotel’s A Cappella Weekend, led by Ian Chesworth. Starts at 2.30 pm. Admission is free and all are welcome to come and listen.
Tithe Barn, Priory Green, Dunster, Somerset
Sun 18 Nov

More details - Big Country
Big Country. Artists performing: Big Country.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Sat 24 Nov

More details - A Celebration of Land Rover
Do you own a Land Rover? We are calling all owners to come to the Museum from Wednesday 28th November to Saturday 1st December to help us celebrate this amazing marque.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Wed 28 Nov to Sat 1 Dec

More details - The Legendary Osmonds
The Legendary Osmonds. Artists performing: The Osmonds.: Tickets avaiable.
Bath Forum, Bath
Wed 28 Nov

More details - Christmas at Haynes
Whilst getting ready for Christmas Santa’s reindeer have gone missing and rumour has it that they are hiding in the Museum. Help Santa by finding the missing reindeer and win a present from Father Christmas’ festive lucky-dip-bin.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset,
Sat 1 Dec to Sun 23 Dec

More details - STREET PARISH COUNCIL'S Christmas Cracker
A Christmas Fair Stalls in the High Street and local halls, entertainment and Father Chrsitmas
The HIgh Street, STREET
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Dunster by Candlelight weekend
Stay in Dunster for this very special weekend where Dunster steps back in time, the streets are closed to traffic, the village lit by candlelight with shops open late, a candlelit parade, street entertainers, carol singing, brass bands, morris dancers and much more!
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Fri 7 Dec to Sun 9 Dec

More details - The Wurzels West Country Christmas Party!
The Wurzels West Country Christmas Party!. Artists performing: The Wurzels.: Tickets avaiable.
Komedia Bath, Bath
Thu 13 Dec

More details - Christmas in Dunster
Enjoy a traditional Christmas in the medieval village of Dunster. Full board break including Gala Dinners on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day, traditional Christmas lunch and evening buffet supper. A programme of activities is on offer throughout the break, or just relax in your own time and enjoy the festive fare.
The Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
Mon 24 Dec to Thu 27 Dec