Things to Do in Somerset

Dragons and jelly? It can only be Dad’s Club

Dragons and jelly? It can only be Dad’s Club

Taunton Libraries’ Dad’s Club is proving a popular event, giving dads the opportunity to have some fun and quality time with their children. At the most recent event, dads and children alike enjoyed activities including the painting table, rescuing dragons from the Jelly and the digital table to name but a few. In a survey… Read More…

Molly Naylor: Stop Trying to be Fantastic

Molly Naylor: Stop Trying to be Fantastic

Somerset Libraries invite you to join them in Yeovil on 27 January for a very special performance by Molly Naylor, in association with The Inn Crowd and Libraries Connected. ‘Stop Trying to be Fantastic’ is a story about suffering, adventure, saviour-complex, acceptance, and a magpie who refuses to quit. One day, a magpie comes into… Read More…

Yeovil Library and the Yeovil Literary Festival 2021

Yeovil Library and the Yeovil Literary Festival 2021

Tickets for the 2021 Yeovil Literary Festival are now on sale, with a star-studded line up of writers, celebrities and comedians.   Yeovil Library, working in partnership with The Octagon Theatre, Waterstones Yeovil and Yeovil Community Arts Association is set to be part of the ninth annual Yeovil Literary Festival.   The 2021 festival runs… Read More…

Join Get Outside in Somerset for the Active Autumn Challenge

Join Get Outside in Somerset for the Active Autumn Challenge

The nights are drawing in and temperatures are cooling off, but Somerset’s great outdoors is still open and getting our daily dose of fresh air during autumn is more important than ever.   To help encourage people to stay active and keep moving in October, the Get Outside in Somerset project is launching the Active… Read More…

Family Fun Silent Disco – 14th August 2021 5:30pm-8:30pm

Family Fun Silent Disco – 14th August 2021 5:30pm-8:30pm

Calling all dad dancers, groovy grandmas and bopping babies! The entire family is invited to the Family Fun Silent Disco at The Bishop’s Palace. Held beneath the stunning backdrop of the Great Hall, each family member can don a headset and choose their tracks to dance to! Wookey Hole Circus will be on hand throughout… Read More…

Free activities in libraries to reflect on Covid

Free activities in libraries to reflect on Covid

The Somerset Library Service is inviting people to share their experiences of the last sixteen months, to be recorded for future generations to see. As part of ‘Reflections’, a county-wide creative response to the pandemic, libraries will host a series of at free drop-in sessions throughout August, in library buildings and online, with responses via… Read More…

Keep yourself and others safe during this heatwave

Keep yourself and others safe during this heatwave

After the Met Office issued its first ever extreme heat warning this week, Somerset County Council is asking everyone to take care and keep an eye out for vulnerable friends and neighbours. The hot weather is forecast to continue over the next few days and Cllr Clare Paul, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing,… Read More…

New Garden Sculpture Trail to Open at Palace

New Garden Sculpture Trail to Open at Palace

A new exhibition of garden sculpture is to open at The Bishop’s Palace in Wells. Curated by African Masters of Stone, the exhibition will feature a range of contemporary sculptures by Zimbabwean artists. African Masters of Stone provides a platform for artists to present their work to a wider audience and the artists themselves are… Read More…

Bath & West Competition Entries OPEN!

Bath & West Competition Entries OPEN!

 Competition entries for the Bath & West Country Festival are now OPEN! Why not enter today to see if you can scoop one of the many highly sought-after accolades on offer.  The Art Competition has been a feature at the Bath & West for over 100 years, with entries seemingly getting better and better each… Read More…

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