What's on in Somerset

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Julian House's Circuit of Bath Walk

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Join us for the Circuit of Bath Walk and take a stand against homelessness. With stunning views and landscapes across the historical city of Bath, by taking part in the Circuit of Bath Walk...
Bath BA1 2BN
Sun 26 Sep 21

Abbey Quarter Market

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Come and wander around the pretty, historic streets of Bath, where Jane Austen strolled and more recently, Bridgerton was filmed!
Abbey Green, Bath BA1 1NW
Sun 26 Sep 21

The Quantock Hills Walking Festival 2021

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The Quantock Hills Walking Festival 2021 This year’s walking festival will be bigger and better than ever with a variety of new walks venturing further into the Quantock Hills and surrounding area.
St Mary’s Church Centre, St Mary’s Street, Nether Stowey, Somerset TA5 1LJ
Sat 25 Sep 21

St Margaret's Hospice Sunflower Stroll

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Join Team St Margaret’s on Saturday 25 September for a stroll around Longrun Meadow, completing as many 2.5km laps as you can between 3pm and 6.30pm.
Longrun Meadow, Taunton TA1 5AT
Sat 25 Sep 21

RNLI plant and garden jumble sale

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The signs are up Studley's forecourt opposite the Co op  Winscombe Time to dig out those unwanted garden or boat and nautical items and pot up a few plants!
Studley’s, opposite the Coop in Winscombe BS25
Sat 25 Sep 21

Jack The Ripper – The Real Truth!

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Trevor Marriott is a retired British Police murder squad detective, and leading Ripper expert, who since 2002 has conducted a cold case investigation into The Whitechapel Murders of 1888 which were
Bridgwater Arts Centre, Castle Street, Bridgwater TA6 3DD
Fri 24 Sep 21

Test Tubes and Time Travel

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A theatrical walking video tour that reveals how historical Bath scientists discovered the greatest secret of all time.
Bath City Centre BA1
Fri 24 Sep 21

Grow Feral, Taste Feral

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Heritage Open Day: Embark on a sensory tour of the community allotment site with its cottage garden and orchards in full bloom, and sample some of its produce deliciously cooked up by Weston’s Loves
Clark’s Field Allotments, Rector’s Way, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3NR
Sun 19 Sep 21

2nd Annual Othery Classic & Vintage Vehicles Road Run

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Road Run to raise funds for St Michael's church Othery. 1pm - 3pm Vehichles assemble. 3pm to 3.30pm Judging. People are welcome to come and see the vehicles free of charge.
Maiseys field ,Townsend, Othery TA7 0QH
Sat 18 Sep 21

The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Open Garden for NGS

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Within the grounds of a medieval priory, the Walled Gardens of Cannington are a gem waiting to be discovered!
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Cannington TA5 2HA
Sat 18 Sep 21

North Hill on the Radar

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Heritage Open Day: Historic military vehicles, displays in a Radar Station building, walks and activities will help visitors discover the vital role North Hill played in World War II.
North Hill Tank Training Ground, Hill Road, Minehead TA24 5LB
Sat 18 Sep 21

Prior Park Landscape Garden

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Heritage Open Day: Pay a visit to this garden perched on a hillside overlooking Bath with magnificent views across the city.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH
Sat 18 Sep 21

Sydney Gardens Heritage Open Day

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Heritage Open Day: Join the Sydney Gardens Project team and the Friends of Sydney Gardens to find out more about the National Lottery Heritage Funded park restoration project as it nears completion!
Sydney Gardens, Bath BA2 6NT
Sat 18 Sep 21

5 Kanneh Masons

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5 Kanneh Masons What makes the Kanneh-Mason siblings so remarkable? Described by The Times as ‘Britain’s most musical family ’, all 7 members of this extraordinary family play Piano, Cello or Violin.
St Andrew’s Church Wiveliscombe TA4 2LR
Fri 17 Sep 21

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Chard

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Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
Chard Guildhall 14 Fore Street Chard TA20 1PH
Fri 17 Sep 21

Chard Reservoir Heritage and Conservation

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Heritage Open Day: Visitors can have a brief chat about the history and heritage of the reservoir, and the conservation work that has gone on for many years to keep it as the wonderful reserve you
1-2 Howards Row, Fore Street, Chard TA20 1PH
Fri 17 Sep 21

The Guildhall Open Days

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Heritage Open Day: The Guildhall is sharing its secrets. Come along and enjoy a day visiting the clock tower, meeting the Mayor of Chard, taking part in craft activities, hearing stories and...
Chard Town Council, The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard TA20 1PP
Fri 17 Sep 21

Mind in Somerset Firewalk

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Looking for a HOT challenge in 2021? Join us for an unforgettable evening as you walk barefoot over embers burning at over 1,000 degrees to give support for mental health in Somerset, in the...
Yeovil Rugby Club Church Lane Yeovil BA22 5TR
Thu 16 Sep 21

All Saints Church

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Heritage Open Day: All Saints in Weston-super-Mare is the product of a nation’s reawakened interest in pre-Reformation church architecture and sacramental devotion.
All Saints Church, All Saints Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2NL
Thu 16 Sep 21

Chard Remembers: Food as History

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Heritage Open Day: This event celebrates the stories and memories of local Chard residents through the theme of food.
Godworthy House, High Street, Chard TA20 1QB
Wed 15 Sep 21

Chard Remembers: World War 2 Cooking Challenge

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Heritage Open Day: Ask people what they have done during the pandemic, many will say cook, or learn to cook.
Godworthy House, High Street, Chard TA20 1QB
Wed 15 Sep 21

Downside Abbey

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Heritage Open Day: Downside Abbey is one of the architectural and historical gems of Somerset, and we are also running tours of the private monastery gardens.
Downside Abbey, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Radstock BA3 4RH
Wed 15 Sep 21

Heritage Open Day free entry to Eyre Chapel

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Heritage Open Day free entry to Eyre Chapel Mid 19th century Gothic revival Catholic Chapel, Grade II*, built by John Eyre whose son was the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Glasgow.
Perrymead Cemetery, Popes Walk, Bath BA2 5AZ
Tue 14 Sep 21

Eyre Chantry Chapel

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Heritage Open Day: Mid 19th century Gothic Catholic Chapel standing within Perrymead Cemetery.. An outstanding building with an elaborate interior. The architect being Charles Hansom.
Perrymead Cemetery, Popes Walk, Bath BA2 5AZ
Tue 14 Sep 21

The Hay Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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Delightful garden created over past 9 yrs, wrapping around an attractive Moolham stone barn conversion creating a wonderful sense of peace and tranquility.
The Hay Barn, Ilminster TA19 0NS
Sun 12 Sep 21

Yews Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Theatrical planting in large south facing walled garden. Sculptural planting for height, shape, leaf and texture. Box topiary. High maintenance pots. Self seeding hugely encouraged.
Yews Farm, Martock TA12 6NF
Sun 12 Sep 21

Midney Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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1.4 acre garden with beautiful and varied planting and quirky features. It showcases many unusual plants and collections of daffodils, alliums and buddleias.
Midney Gardens, Somerton TA11 7HR
Sun 12 Sep 21

Hero & Leander

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Heritage Open Day: Sing, dance and cry with us in this bittersweet outdoor gig theatre show. Six multi-instrumentalists tell an epic seaside tale through songs encompassing folk, indie, sea shanties...
Grove Park, Upper Church Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2AE
Sun 12 Sep 21

Bath Jewish Burial Ground

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Heritage Open Day: Visit this beautiful, tranquil burial ground, the resting place of Bath’s Jewish community during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Greendown Place, Bradford Road, Combe Down, Bath BA2 5DD
Sun 12 Sep 21

Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum Steam Up

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Heritage Open Day: Come and see the 'award winning' 1861 Easton Amos land drainage machine in action and take a train ride on our 2' narrow gauge railway.
Hoopers Lane, Westonzoyland, Bridgwater TA7 0LS
Sun 12 Sep 21

St Cuthbert's Church, Wells

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Heritage Open Day: Discover the hidden gems of this magnificent medieval parish church. There are angels to admire, stories to hear and unique 15th century painted statues to marvel at.
St. Cuthberts Church, St. Cuthbert Street, Wells BA5 2AW
Sun 12 Sep 21

Christ Church Unitarian Chapel, Bridgwater

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Heritage Open Day: Come see the oldest non-conformist Chapel (founded 1662) in Bridgwater standing for free-thinking religion.
Christ Church Unitarian Chapel, Dampiet Street, Bridgwater TA6 3LZ
Sat 11 Sep 21

Bath Royal LSI celebration of Edible England

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Heritage Open Day: Bath Royal LSI will be celebrating the Edible England event with a Bluestocking Salon, a celebration of Georgian food, a look at what Dinosaurs eat and a trek across Bath which is
Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN
Sat 11 Sep 21

St Edward, King and Martyr Church, Goathurst

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Heritage Open Day: Visit the church as part of the unique Goathurst Village Heritage Trail, view the wealth of ancient tombs and monuments to the Halswell-Kemeys-Tynte families and discover the
St Edward, King and Martyr Church, Goathurst, Bridgwater TA5 2DE
Sat 11 Sep 21

Dawe's Twineworks

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Heritage Open Day: The only surviving Victorian twineworks in the UK with all its original machinery - and it works.
94A High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AU
Sat 11 Sep 21

Batcombe House - Open Garden for NGS

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Plantswoman's and designer's garden of two parts one a riot of colour through kitchen terraces, potager leading to wildflower orchard; the other a calm contemporary amphitheatre with
Batcombe House, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HF
Sat 11 Sep 21

Inferno DnB presents RONI SIZE

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The legendary multi-award winning RONI SIZE with full heavyweight support at the 1st ever Inferno Drum & Bass event at the iconic Tropicana in Weston-Super-Mare!
Tropicana, Marine Parade, Weston-Super-Mare BS23 1BE
Sat 11 Sep 21

Winter Wilson

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Kip Winter and Dave Wilson bring a sense of intimacy to every venue, combining superb, often hard-hitting, original songs, stunning harmonies and musicianship.
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary BA7 7JJ
Sat 11 Sep 21

St Margaret's Hospice Skydive Day

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Make 2021 the year you challenge yourself, push yourself to your limits and reach new heights for St Margaret’s!
Dunkeswell Airfield, Honiton EX14 4LF
Sat 11 Sep 21

St Paul's Church WsM Heritage Open Day

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Heritage Open Day: Tour the largest Church in the town of Weston super Mare built in 1912. View the stunning stained glass windows and original features.
St. Pauls Church Office, Walliscote Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1EF
Sat 11 Sep 21

Cowbridge Sawmill Open Days

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Heritage Open Day: Working Heritage Sawmill. Guided Tours and Rural Craft Displays throughout the weekend. See more details Here.
Hillview, Cowbridge, Timberscombe, Minehead TA24 7TD
Sat 11 Sep 21

Cleveland Pools event at Kensington Meadows

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Heritage Open Day: The Cleveland Pools site is closed for refurbishment, so events are happening on Kensington Meadows!
Kensington Meadows, Meadows Lane, Bath BA16FB
Sat 11 Sep 21

Victorian neo-gothic Cemetery Chapel

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Heritage Open Day: The neo-gothic Cemetery Chapel was designed in 1856 as part of a Victorian Garden Cemetery, with an arboretum of native and exotic trees and pathways.
Lower Bristol Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2TN
Sat 11 Sep 21

Gordano - Black Nore Lighthouse

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Heritage Open Day: 19th century cast Iron and steel Lighthouse. Located on a picturesque point on the Severn Estuary and next to the Portishead to Clevedon coastal footpath.
1 Black Nore Point, Portishead, Portishead BS20 8GB
Sat 11 Sep 21

Weston Museum

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Heritage Open Day: A mixture of both adult and children guided tours are available Get a guided tour from our historical characters as they bring the museum exhibitions to life
Weston Museum, Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1PR
Sat 11 Sep 21

Stone carving and family fun

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Heritage Open Day: Watch skilled stonemasons from the Guild of St Stephen and St George at work and then, with their guidance, try carving for yourself if you wish.
Bath Abbey, 8 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT
Sat 11 Sep 21

White Rock Cottage and Ashcombe Gardens, Exmoor

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Heritage Open Day: White Rock Cottage and Ashcombe Gardens, form a remarkable late Georgian garden landscape created by the Knight family in the 1820s.
Ashcombe carpark, Simonsbath, Minehead TA24 7SH
Sat 11 Sep 21

Whirligig! Festival

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Heritage Open Day: Whirligig! is back this September for another extravaganza of free fun! A spectacular bee-themed day awaits at Italian Gardens!
The Italian Gardens, 8-10 South Parade, Weston-super-Mare BS23 IJN
Sat 11 Sep 21

St John the Evangelist Church Taunton

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Heritage Open Day: St John’s Church is open at various time and dates throughout Heritage Open Days. Friday 12.30 – 13.30 : free lunchtime concert. Saturday 10.
St John the Evangelist Church, St John’s Road, Taunton TA1 4AZ
Fri 10 Sep 21

Storyboat 700+

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Heritage Open Day: A community project that celebrates 700 years of St Peter's Church in Portishead Visitors to St Peter's Church in Portishead can enjoy a community heritage project
St Peter’s Church, Church Road North and Church Road South, Portishead BS20 6PS
Fri 10 Sep 21

Things to do in Somerset