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Today to Mon 16 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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
Today to Sat 30 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 - King Lear in Promenade
Directed by Edgar Phillips with Neil Howiantz as King Lear Following the success of last year’s critically acclaimed debut production of Hamlet, Wells Theatre Company is returning to The Bishop’s Palace to perform another Shakespeare masterpiece; King Lear.
The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset
Thu 12 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

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 - 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 1 Jul

More details - ALBERT ROGERS Family Fun Fair
FAMILY FUNFAIR Dodgems plus twisters, waltzers, miami ,roller coaster, the cage and other Large rides ,kiddie rides,stalls,hooplas,toy story jump & slide ,crazy castle,Bungees,Candyfloss,refreshments and lots more. Look Out for VOUCHERS in local shops.
MId Somerset showground. Shepton mallet
Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

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 - Glastonbury Open Garden in Aid of St Margarets Hospice
Beautiful garden with stunning uninterrupted views of the Tor and the Levels. This tranquil yet diverse garden has been restored and redesigned by art historian and retired history teacher Joanna to reflect the ancient landscape and rich heritage of Glastonbury.
Elmcroft 11 Roman Road Glastonbury Somerset
Sun 8 Jul

More details - 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 - NASS Festival 2018
NASS Festival 2018. Artists performing: NASS Festival 2018.: Tickets avaiable.
Bath & West Showground, Somerset
Thu 5 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 - 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 - 'Matter of Identity' Art Exhiition
ACEArts’ next exhibition explores the sense of personal identity both in people with and without dementia, all of us.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Tue 17 Jul to Sat 21 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 - 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 - Lytes Cary Manor - Bumblebee safari
Join one of the volunteers from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust on a bumblebee safari around the estate. We will show you the different bumblebee species up close, how to identify each species, and provide interesting information on the bumblebee lifecycle. Booking Essential. Phone: 01458 224471.
Lytes Cary Manor, near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton,
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Tue 14 Aug

More details - Lytes Cary Manor - West Wing open days
A sneaky peak at the beautiful West Wing holiday cottage. Take a look around the Lytes Cary Manor West Wing, built by the Jenner family in the early 1900’s. Normally rented out as a holiday cottage, the open days give the opportunity to see what lies inside the most modern area of the manor. Booking Not Needed.
Lytes Cary Manor, near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton,
Tue 10 Jul and Wed 11 Jul

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 - 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 1 Jul

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 15 Jul

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
Thu 12 Jul

More details - RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2018
The show will include over five hours of dazzling flying displays featuring fast jets, historic warbirds, helicopters, formation aerobatic display teams and role demonstrations enhanced by spectacular pyrotechnics and flares.
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Yeovilton, Somerset
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 - 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 - Gippeswyk Singers Summer Tour Concert
A lovely programme of a cappella and accompanied music, conducted by Geoff Lavery for the Frome Festival overture, featuring the world premiere of Brian Latchem’s ethereal "An Abundance of Blessings" for choir, baritone and harp and also Bob Chilcott’s wonderful "Little Jazz Mass".
Christ Church, Christchurch Street West, Frome
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Jazz Picnic with the Blue Note Jazz Band and Hannah Wedlock
Bring your own picnic and join us at Elm Farm, Burnett in aid of the Forever Friends Appeal
Elm Farm
Sat 23 Jun

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 - 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 - Reg Meuross with support from The Portraits
An unmissable night of folk featuring two Somerset acts championed by BBC Radio 2. Reg Meuross’s clever and imaginative lyrics have earned him the title of “Master Storyteller” (PennyBlack Music) and led Mike Harding (Mike Harding Folk Show) to introduce him onto the stage of The Royal Albert Hall as “one of the...
The Silk Mill, Merchants Barton, Saxonvale, Frome
Thu 12 Jul
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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 - Spoken Word Cafe
Connect the mind, voice, ears and heart through the spoken and written word. Come to hear poems, read aloud from your favourite book or own works, and discuss what matters to you. Light refreshments served. No one turned away and all welcome, especially those not in full-time employment. Disabled access.
Yatton Library, 48 High Street, Yatton
Tue 19 Jun, Tue 17 Jul

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 - Axis Trampoline Club Summer Fayre
The Axis Trampoline & Gymnastics Club Summer Fayre was a great hit last year and is set to be so again for 2018.
Unit 14, Liberty Industrial Park, South Liberty Lane, Bristol
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Keynsham Comedy Club Smiley Spaces
Our next fab Comedy Night will be on Thursday 5th of July the at the Space in Keynsham. A fantastic bill of headline comedians, Theatre-style seating with a licensed Pop-up bar. Our July show features another outstanding bill, three of the finest headline acts performing on the UK and World standup comedy circuit.
"The Space", 5 Temple St, Keynsham.
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Introduction to Raja Yoga
The spiritual knowledge which underpins the practice of Raja Yoga meditation is fundamental to all religions: it provides an understanding which enables us to live with peace, happiness, clarity and purpose.
Southdown Methodist Church Centre 206 The Hollow Bath
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Circus Funtasia returns to Keynsham!
Spectacular fire-breathing stunts, thrill-seeking acrobats, death-defying motorbike riders, powerful hand-balancing, and much more awaits you at Circus Funtasia!
Keynsham Rugby Club, Bristol Road, Keynsham
Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Singin' in the Rain
Muses TP presents -- One of the greatest musicals of all time, live on stage! Made famous by stunning tap dance routines and memorable music, it’s Singin’ in the Rain in all its technicolour glory, with live music, dance, and of course, rain!
The McMillan Theatre, Bath Road, Bridgwater
Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Instant Wit
The best in improvised comedy - welcome to an evening of songs, sketches and general silliness – and all of it based around audience suggestions. Maybe you’ve always wanted to see an opera set in the Mizzymead Centre? Or hear a folk song about a fondue set? Well you’ve come to the right place.
The Grove Sports Centre & Social Club, St Mary’s Grove, Nailsea
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Stourhead - Genius Story introduction walks
Join one of Stourhead’s volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as ’a living work of art’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Stourhead - Summer Estate Walk
Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead’s diverse countryside. You may see orchids and butterflies as you walk across historic parkland, over chalk downs and through ancient woods. Your volunteer guide will share how the estate has been manag. Booking Essential. Phone: 01747 841152.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Fri 29 Jun, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Stourhead - Create your own Masterpiece - Summer Competition
Calling on Stourhead’s visitors to submit their own contemporary works of Stourhead. Take inspiration from the house and garden to create your own masterpiece. Entries will be judged by artist in residence Anouk Mercier and others. Booking Not Needed.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Sun 1 Jul to Fri 24 Aug

More details - Stourhead - Genius Story introduction walks
Join one of Stourhead’s volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as ’a living work of art’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

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 - DogFest
DogFest - the ultimate summer festival for dogs! This year DogFest has a brand new show in Bristol and will take place in the stunning venue: Ashton Court on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June!
Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Countryside Day
Family event with games, sideshows, crafts, things to make. Barbecue, bar and tea stall available.
Ash Millennium Wood, Main Street, Ash (near Martock)
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Tyntesfield - Fire and wire at Tyntesfield
Spark your curiosity at Tyntesfield house this year as we go behind-the-scenes during a major conservation project to replace our fire alarm system and protect this unique site for ever, for everyone.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Tyntesfield - The strange affair: Hannah More's poetic landscape
A new woodland poetry trail rediscovering the romantic landscape of Bristol poet and bluestocking writer, Hannah More. Lace up your walking boots and follow in the footsteps of the Gibbs family to rediscover the romantic landscape of Bristol poet and bluestocking writer, Hannah More.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Today to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Tyntesfield - House site pass: June 2018
Things are different at Tyntesfield this year as we work on a major conservation project in the house, and give you the chance to see behind the scenes. This year we’re working on a major conservation project to replace the fire alarm system in Tyntesfield house.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Tyntesfield - TYNTEtots 2018
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by classic Victorian stories including Peter Rabbit and Jack and the Beanstalk.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Wed 18 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

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