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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

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, so join these pre-historic pals on a trilling adventure of a lifetime!
Wookey Hole Caves, The Mill Wookey Hole
Today to Sun 3 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 - 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 - 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 - Artists and Photographers Day
With stunning 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
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Family Day
Come and have some family fun afternoon with Zumba dancing, magic show, games, raffle, stalls, teas and cake. From 1.30 to 3.30 All in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice
Cheddar Village Hall Cheddar
Today

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 - 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 - Leigh on Mendip Summer Fair
A traditional village fete – featuring classic cars and a fun dog show - with stalls, music, games, attractions, food, drink and much more
Leigh on Mendip Recreation Field, Leigh St, Leigh on Mendip
Sat 16 Jun

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

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 - Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage
HANNAH SANDERS & BEN SAVAGE - CARYFORD HALL, CASTLE CARY, SOMERSET ON SATURDAY 02 JUNE AT 18:45. Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique.
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Simon Blake
Simon Blake is the current king of the quirky. Anecdotes, comedy and the oddest of legends mixed together against a flamenco style guitar. A Macmillan Nursing fundraising event.
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary
Sat 16 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 - 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 - Somer Valley Family Arts Day
On Saturday 2nd June, artists from all over the Somer Valley will come together in a celebration of all things artistic for the Somer Valley Family Arts Day.
St Nicholas Church Field, Radstock
Sat 2 Jun

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
Thu 7 Jun

More details - The Transformed Land
ACEArts will welcome work from a group of artists later this month, when the exhibition ‘The Transformed Land’, curated by Paul Newman, opens on 26th May. ‘The Transformed Land’ brings together work from various artists who are interested in place.
ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton
Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 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 - 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 - 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,
Today to 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 - 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 - 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 at Haynes
For the ultimate treat this Father’s Day look no further than Haynes International Motor Museum. Father’s Day is something for the whole family to celebrate and we’ve got an amazing one day only offer that will keep all the family happy all day long: Father’s Day Family Offer - Discounted family entry to the Museum,...
Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Cornish Armada Jazz Band
Formed in 2008, Roger Marks’ newest band have proved to be immensely popular on the Trad. Jazz scene. The 6 piece band packed with personality and infectious bonhomie produce highly entertaining and toe-tapping music to delight their audiences.
Cossington Village Hall Trivetts Way Cossington Bridgwater
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 - 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
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Fernbank - Open Garden for NGS
Enter an alternative universe behind Victorian house within conservation area of The kindest village in Britain. Quirky acre garden with lots of surprises. Explore the potager, greenhouse, potting shed, Wendy house, lily ponds and banks of potted plants. Type poetry in a beach hut, lounge on a blanket on the lawn.
Fernbank, Congresbury
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Scrumpy & Western Night
A Night of Cider Fueled Scrumpy and Western featuring The Mangledwurzels - more than just a Wurzels tribute band, performing Wurzels songs, old and new, blended with self-penned titles and pop standards ‘Mangled’ in true Wurzels tradition.
The Windmill Bar and Bistro, Edithmead Leisure Park, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Goblin Combe House - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre terraced garden with stunning views. Interesting collection of trees, mixed shrubs and herbaceous borders, surrounded by orchards, fields with wild flowers and woodlands. Many different climbing and rambling roses. Uneven and steep paths, very slippery when wet.
Goblin Combe House, Bristol
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

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 - Swing Dance Beginners Workshop
Fun and friendly Swing Dance Beginners workshop, suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to recap their dancing. This June we will be welcoming back our wonderful guest teacher Anna Rogers, from Lindy Hop Cardiff!
Hubnub Centre, Whittox Lane, Frome
Sat 9 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 - Skids
Skids + support. Artists performing: The Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
Cheese & Grain, Frome
Fri 8 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 - 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 - 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 - Corston  Village Market
Crafts Cards bric a brac, Yunny Cakes, Books, Plants, bird seed, Grand Raffle All Proceeds to Corston All Saints Church
Corston Village Hall Wells Road Corston Bath
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Divide
Diversity is what shapes human life, but where there is socialisation there comes an inevitable divide. People become categorised, morals polarized and communities separated. Division in society can prove fatal and yet it has seemingly become an innate part of our existence from a time before our own.
Princess Theatre and Art Centre, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea
Fri 1 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 - 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 - Keynsham Comedy Club Smiley Spaces
Smiley Spaces once again brings to Keynsham Comedy Club three of the finest standup comedians on the UK and international circuit. This month features John Fothergill "The Standup Show", "Never mind the Buzzcocks", The fabulous Mandy Knight and Ireland’s very own John Lynn fresh after his tour of Australia.
"The Space", 5 Temple St, Keynsham.
Fri 1 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

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