Things to Do in Somerset

Winter Wonderland at Puxton Park

Winter Wonderland at Puxton Park

Santa’s Grotto Opening 1st December This Christmas, Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves are returning to Puxton Park’s Winter Wonderland. Santa’s Grotto will be opening on the 1st December. All of the park’s visitors are invited to enjoy their new “Cosy Cottage” and events room, free with admission price. This is where all of the children… Read More…

The Bishop’s Palace Christmas Artisan Markets

The Bishop’s Palace Christmas Artisan Markets

Following the huge successes of 2016 and 2017, the Christmas Artisan Markets will once again return in early November to The Bishop’s Palace in Wells. Last year’s visitors were delighted by the range of unusual and inspirational artisan stalls, with many stall holders local to Somerset and creating stunning gifts from local materials. The team… Read More…

October Half Term Fun at the Palace

October Half Term Fun at the Palace

This Autumn Half Term, come along to The Bishop’s Palace in Wells for a range of fun activities to keep little ones entertained. The theme for the week is ‘Dastardly Dragons’ and families can join in with a variety of interactive autumnal activities. The fun starts on Saturday 27th October from 10am, when the new,… Read More…

King of comedy Brian Conley and fashionista Gok Wan to star in  Cinderella at the Bristol Hippodrome!

King of comedy Brian Conley and fashionista Gok Wan to star in Cinderella at the Bristol Hippodrome!

Strictly sensation, comedian, King of pantomime and musical theatre star Brian Conley and celebrity style guru and television presenter Gok Wan are to star in the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes – Cinderella at The Bristol Hippodrome. This spectacular show, supported locally by BAWA Healthcare and Leisure, is at The Bristol Hippodrome from Saturday, December… Read More…

Elizabethan pastimes return to Montacute House

Elizabethan pastimes return to Montacute House

This autumn at the National Trust’s Montacute House, visitors will be able to experience Elizabethan pastimes that would have been part of life when the house was first built in 1601.   Falconry or hawking was a popular sport of the period and at weekends from 29 September until 14 October, Albion Falconry will be… Read More…

Glastonbury Undead to rise again

Glastonbury Undead to rise again

Thanks to generous support through social media, the Glastonbury Undead will rise again. This year’s Zombie Walk will take place Saturday 20th October. Anyone can take part – If you need a hand getting zombie-ready, there will be face paints, old clothes and space to dress available at the King William, Marketplace from 4.00pm, along… Read More…

“Treasure Island” – Outdoor Theatre at The Bishop’s Palace

“Treasure Island” – Outdoor Theatre at The Bishop’s Palace

Spend an evening in the glorious grounds of The Bishop’s Palace in Wells enjoying Boxtree Production’s adaptation of well-loved family classic “Treasure Island” on Thursday, 23rd August at 6.30pm. When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late ‘Captain’ Billy Bones, it hurtles him into a cat and mouse game with… Read More…

Wildlife Weekends with Martin Hughes-Games at the Hawks Conservancy Trust

Wildlife Weekends with Martin Hughes-Games at the Hawks Conservancy Trust

Coming up during the summer holidays of 2018, over the weekend of the 28th and 29th July 2018, is a special weekend event with wildlife TV presenter and naturalist, Martin Hughes-Games. Martin is one of the UK’s most popular and respected naturalists and zoologists, best known as one of the presenters of the BBC’s successful… Read More…

Go wild with the National Trust this summer holiday

Go wild with the National Trust this summer holiday

This July and August, summer holiday adventures are returning to the National Trust’s Fyne Court and, for the first time, Wellington Monument. Promoting getting children active in the outdoors in a fun, exploratory way, activities will differ across sites. However, each week’s activities will encourage children to explore the countryside, themed around the National Trust’s… Read More…

Everything you need for a family picnic

Everything you need for a family picnic

Looking for a way to keep the kids busy during the summer holidays? Jane Rylands, from family-friendly kitchen appliance manufacturer Belling, shares her top tips for preparing the perfect picnic. What could be better than a picnic with the kids? There’s a delicious feast to savour, a chance to spend quality time with your family,… Read More…

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