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More details - The Bath Festival-FABER & FABER AT 90
Alex Clark talks to Toby Faber and novelist Claire Adam about the 90 year history of one of the world’s most esteemed publishers. Hear about unpublished letters and diaries from an archive which includes authors such as Sylvia Plath, P.D. James, Philip Larkin, Seamus Heaney and more. And what does the future hold?
Masonic Hall
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-RUN FOR YOUR LIFE
Looking for a new challenge? You’ll be inspired and entertained in this special event packed with jawdropping exploits and practical advice.
Assembly Rooms
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-ALAN JOHNSON: IN MY LIFE
From Dylan to Bowie to Springsteen to, of course, his beloved The Beatles, music has always been an integral part of former Labour Home Secretary and award winning author Alan Johnson’s life. He shares the soundtrack of his life with Caroline Sanderson.
Assembly Rooms
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-GENERATION ZERO PRESENTS…
A one-off live music event programmed by young people for young people. This jam packed event will feature: performances from our Young Producers, the incredible vocal talents of 303, and headliners inspirational Hip Hop act STAY HUNGRY.
The Egg
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-CHINEKE!
Chineke! is a thrilling phenomenon. The first professional orchestra in Europe to be made up of primarily black and minority ethnic musicians, it made a smash debut at the 2017 Proms.
The Forum
Today

More details - The Bath Festival- THE TRUTH ABOUT CHILDREN
In her new book The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did, renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry shows how strong and loving bonds are made with your children and how such attachments give a better chance of good mental health in childhood and beyond.
Assembly Rooms
Today

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More details - The Bath Festival-A REMARKABLE JOURNEY
In The Salt Path writer Raynor Winn shares her personal story of human strength and endurance. After losing everything, including their home, Raynor and her terminally ill husband made the impulsive decision to walk the 630-mile, seaswept, South West Coast Path.
Masonic Hall
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-BEN GOLDSCHEIDER, HORN RECITAL
Beethoven Horn Sonata Schumann Three Romances and works by Rachmaninov and Bozza, and a new work by Palomar.
St Swithin’s Church
Today

More details - The Bath Festival- PIOTR ANDERSZEWSKI, PIANO
Bach 6 Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier Beethoven Diabelli Variations Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations are perhaps the greatest of all tests for the solo pianist, requiring a total command of technique, coupled with the ability to manifest wit, pathos, explosive
Assembly Rooms
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-REAL LIFE REIMAGINED
Crafting novels with real-life icons and well-known events takes skill, flair and meticulous research. Bethan Roberts (Graceland) and Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott (Swan Song) talk to Caroline Sanderson about their fascinating new books.
Masonic Hall
Today

More details - The Bath Festival-NATALIE HAYNES: TROY STORY
Star of the BBC Radio 4 series, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, the author and broadcaster brings her unique combination of ancient history and stand-up comedy to the festival.
Assembly Rooms
Today

More details - Whitsun Holiday
We’re going dinosaur mad again! Come and meet our NEW animatronic dinosaurs! Walk among these giants and see how many you can name. Our 4D cinema will be playing Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, so join these prehistoric pals on a thrilling adventure of a lifetime!
Wookey Hole Caves, Wookey Hole, Wells
Today to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Hestercombe Wildflower  Wander Family Trail
Create a daisy chain of wildflowers on the Hestercombe springtime family trail this May half term school holiday. Wander through the gardens and discover the beautiful wildflowers in bloom this month, drawing each flower you find on your trail sheet to fill in all the gaps and complete your daisy chain.
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset.
Today to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Wildflower Wander Family Trail
Wildlife Wander Family Trail – May Half Term School Holiday Activities Create a daisy chain of wildflowers on this springtime family trail this May half term school holiday.
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Today to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Family Takeover
Join artist educator Victoria Willmott for a series of fun and informal creative activities that explore our current exhibition or special themes. Family Takeovers happen during advertised dates (see below) and are particularly suitable for children aged 4-12 years.
The Edge University of Bath Claverton Down Bath
Today, Sat 8 Jun, Sat 6 Jul, Sat 20 Jul

More details - Family Takeover: Summer Sessions
Join artist educator Victoria Willmott for a series of fun and informal creative activities that explore our current exhibition or special themes. Family Takeovers happen during advertised dates (see below) and are particularly suitable for children aged 4-12 years.
Andrew Brownsword Gallery, The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Today, Sat 8 Jun, Sat 6 Jul, Sat 20 Jul

More details - Barrington Court - Paint a hand-cut springtime wooden decoration
A fun art activity for all the family with a selection of springtime-themed wooden decorations for you to choose from. Choose from a variety of wooden shapes and decorate it as you please! Decorations are all hand-cut in the master woodcarver’s studio from solid lime and tulip wood. Booking Not Needed.
Barrington Court, Barrington, near Ilminster
Today to Fri 31 May

More details - Artisan Markets at Minehead Harbour
Arts, crafts, cards, pet accessories, jewellery, glass, wildlife images, wood creations, upcycling and more.... A varied selection of our best craftspeople showcasing their talents in the picturesque setting of the old harbour, nestling beneath North Hill and with views across the Channel to Wales.
The Harbour Minehead
Today

More details - Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band + Zoot Money's Big Roll Band
Second day of the Frome R&B Festival
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome
Today

More details - 80s Beer Festival
Our Annual Charity Beer Festival, in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice. THIS YEAR WE’RE GOING BACK TO THE 80’S Live Music from Scarlett Beats and Blondie & Ska; 80s DJ; BBQ all day; Guest Ales and Ciders; Gin & Fizz Bar. Free Entry.
Candlelight Inn, Bishopswood
Today

More details - Woodlea Bottom - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting changes have been made within our garden of rooms with different themes from slate rockery to the new mini stumpery and more, other areas have been redesigned. A balance of naturalised planting and herbaceous borders alongside productive greenhouses and fruit and vegetable areas.
Woodlea Bottom, Bristol
Today and Sun 26 May

More details - The Great Somerset Tea Party!
Hold your own tea party to support St Margaret’s Hospice. Whether you invite friends round for a natter, a cuppa and cake or challenge the office to the biggest ’bake off’ seen, you will be helping ensure patients and their families in Somerset facing a life-limiting illness receive the care and support...
At home, at work, with friends or family!
Today

More details - Teens through the Time Warp
An exhibition about growing up in Weston-Super-Mare from the 1950’s onwards. The exhibition now on display at Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum was originally a result of a joint partnership between North Somerset Museum and North Somerset Youth Service.
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum, 1 South St, Montacute
Today, Sun 26 May, Wed 29 May, Thu 30 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sun 2 Jun

More details - Sci-fi Exhibition
Lots of full size characters, and memorabilia from Sc-fi, including Dr Who, Startrek, Star Wars, Thunderbirds, other Gerry Anderson programmes and much more. Summer fun for kids and nostalgia for adults. Lunches & teas in our conservatory café.
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum, 1 South St, Montacute
Today to Mon 27 May, Wed 29 May, Thu 30 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sun 2 Jun

More details - Montacute House - Spring escapades
Take the challenge of St Michael’s hill by climbing to the top for one of the best views of Somerset. Explore St Michaels Hill, steeped in wildlife and history. Pick up a trail from reception. Booking Not Needed. Children love to run and explore. Dogs on leads welcome.
Montacute House, Montacute
Today to Fri 31 May

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