What's On In and Around Somerset

August events

Little Bitterns - Nature Tots at RSPB Ham Wall

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Discover, learn and play with your little one - an event for children aged 2 -5 and their grown ups! Enjoy and explore nature with us as we play outdoor games, sing songs and listen to a...
RSPB Ham Wall, Ashcott Road, Meare nr Glastonbury BA6 9SX
Fri 8 Jul, Fri 5 Aug

Vexford Court - Open Garden for NGS

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This large garden surrounds 3 converted barns. 1½ acres of grounds slopes gently downhill to a small stream.
Vexford Court, Taunton TA4 3QF
Sat 16 Jul, Sun 17 Jul, Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug

Wells Art Contemporary 2022 Exhibition

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Wells Art Contemporary (WAC), returns in 2022 for its 11th edition. Established in 2012 by artists for artists, Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) is an open competition for innovative visual art.
Cathedral Grn, Wells BA5 2UE
Sat 30 Jul to Sun 28 Aug

Much Ado About Nothing

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Two young lovers, Claudio and Hero are to be married but a malicious scheme threatens their big day. Meanwhile marriage seems inconceivable for the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, Shakespeare’s...
Forde Abbey, Chard TA20 4LU
Tue 2 Aug

Much Ado About Nothing

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Two young lovers, Claudio and Hero are to be married but a malicious scheme threatens their big day. Meanwhile marriage seems inconceivable for the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, Shakespeare’s...
The Ammerdown Centre Ammerdown Park Radstock BA3 5SW
Wed 3 Aug

West End Workshop - Bath (Twerton)

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West End Workshop - Bath (Twerton) Drama, Singing, Games and lots of Fun! Bring a packed lunch
Twerton Village Hall, Landseer Road, Twerton, Bath BA2 1DX
Wed 3 Aug

Magic At The Museum

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Are you interested in making the kids' boredom disappear? Our live magic show will have the little ones marveling at the sight of hand illusions.
The Helicopter Museum BS24 8PP
Wed 3 Aug, Wed 10 Aug, Wed 17 Aug, Wed 24 Aug, Wed 31 Aug

Alice in Wonderland

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Alice, a young, curious girl, follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole and ends up in Wonderland! There, she begins on an adventure she will never forget.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Cannington, Nr Bridgwater TA5 2HA
Wed 3 Aug

Exmoor Rail 2022

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The Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers present their 10th anniversary show, with a wide selection of working model railway layouts, with excellent trade support, demonstrations, societies and hot/cold
The West Somerset College, Bircham Raod, Minehead, Somerset TA24 6AY
Sat 6 Aug

Spaxton Flower and Produce Show

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Exhibits of locally grown flowers and plants will be on display alongside crafts and other handiworks. There will be entry forms available in the village shop.
Spaxton Village Hall and playing field TA5 1BS
Sat 6 Aug

Pen Selwood's 67th Traditional Fete & Show - Fete opens at 12 noon

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On the borders of Somerset, Dorset & Wiltshire, just off the A303, Pen Selwood celebrates 67 years of our traditional Village Fete with treats for all.
Bryan Young Community Field, Pen Selwood (formerly Pen Selwood Community Field as shown on map) BA9 8LT
Sat 6 Aug

Music Holiday Week in Dunster

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The Yarn Market Hotel in Dunster, based within Exmoor National Park, hosts a 7 night holiday break on a full board basis with tutored workshops for singers and players of instruments by our regular
Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster, Exmoor TA24 6SF
Sun 7 Aug to Sun 14 Aug

Glorious Open Gardens 2022 – Hurds Hill, Westover, Langport

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As part of the annual Glorious Open Gardens on behalf of St Margaret’s Hospice, Hurds Hill, Westover, Langport, Somerset TA10 0ND will be open to the public on Sunday 7th August 2022 between 2.
Hurds Hill, Westover, LANGPORT, Somerset TA10 0ND
Sun 7 Aug

Much Ado About Nothing

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Two young lovers, Claudio and Hero are to be married but a malicious scheme threatens their big day. Meanwhile marriage seems inconceivable for the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, Shakespeare’s...
Ecos Amphitheatre Merlin Theatre Bath Road Frome BA11 2HG
Sun 7 Aug

Glorious Gardens In Aid of St Margaret's Hospice Care

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A regency house and garden set on a hill with far reaching views of the Somerset levels. Featuring large herbaceous borders, fruit orchard, and extensive grounds.
Hurds Hill, Westover, Langport TA10 0ND
Sun 7 Aug

Alice in Wonderland

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Alice, a young, curious girl, follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole and ends up in Wonderland! There, she begins on an adventure she will never forget.
The Ammerdown Centre Ammerdown Park Radstock BA3 5SW
Sun 7 Aug

Jane Eyre: Heartbreak Productions (Outdoor Theatre)

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Jane Eyre: Heartbreak Productions (Outdoor Theatre) Jane Eyre: Heartbreak Productions August 11th 2022 JANE EYRE by CHARLOTTE BRONTË Step right up, ladies and gents, to Heartbreak Productions’ Carnival Spectacular – complete with astounding
The Bishop’s Palace Market Place Wells Somerset BA5 2PD
Thu 11 Aug

Much Ado About Nothing

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Two young lovers, Claudio and Hero are to be married but a malicious scheme threatens their big day. Meanwhile marriage seems inconceivable for the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, Shakespeare’s...
The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Cannington, Nr Bridgwater TA5 2HA
Sat 13 Aug

Open air performance of light classical music

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An open air performance of light classical music and popular pieces performed by the choir and orchestra from the Yarn Market Hotel's annual Music Holiday Week.
Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster TA24 6SF
Sat 13 Aug

Bridgwater Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show 2022

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An exciting opportunity to reminisce about the good old days with a wide range of classic cars, motorcycles, tractors, machinery and more.
Morganinians Rugby Club Chedzoy Lane TA7 8QW
Sat 13 Aug and Sun 14 Aug

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