Things to Do in Somerset

Lift-off for Summer Reading Challenge

Lift-off for Summer Reading Challenge

Lift-off is on the horizon for Somerset’s young readers who are being challenged to go to the moon and beyond by Somerset Libraries this summer. Space Chase is the theme of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge 2019 where youngsters sign up to read six books over their summer holidays in return for futuristic rewards. Councillor… Read More…

Family Festival 2019

Family Festival 2019

A relaxing weekend of performance, music and workshops at Paddington Farm, BA6 8JW. Co-hosted by Children’s World and Paddington Farm Trust. Including performances by Noisy Oyster – an internationally acclaimed puppet show company and winner of Best Street Performance at the World Puppet Carnival – and Professor Eek and his Disappointing Clown Company – “Based… Read More…

SummerZest Children’s Festival

SummerZest Children’s Festival

The SummerZest  Children’s Festival takes place on Wednesday 14th August 2019 at the Taunton Racecourse and children’s author, Stewart Foster has been announced to kick start the Children’s Literary element of this year’s festival.  The festival will feature arrange of activities; along with variety of trade stands, local crafts and range of exciting storytelling throughout… Read More…

Fourth annual Frome Small Publishers’ Fair set for July 6th

Fourth annual Frome Small Publishers’ Fair set for July 6th

NOW FIRMLY ESTABLISHED as a very successful and popular free event, Frome Writers’ Collective’s fourth annual Small Publishers’ Fair takes place this year on Saturday, July 6th, complementing the already strong literary content of the Frome Festival programme. The Fair will be opened at 10.00am by FWC patron Barry Cunningham OBE. Barry is always a… Read More…

Summer Family Fun at The Bishop’s Palace

Summer Family Fun at The Bishop’s Palace

Summer Family Fun at The Bishop’s Palace July – August 2019 This summer, The Bishop’s Palace in Wells will be holding a huge range of family activities guaranteed to keep little ones entertained throughout the long holidays. The fun begins on 24th July, when the first of the summer trails will be in place –… Read More…

Outdoor Theatre Season at The Bishop’s Palace, Wells

Outdoor Theatre Season at The Bishop’s Palace, Wells

Outdoor Theatre Season at The Bishop’s Palace, Wells July – August 2019 This Summer, let yourself be entertained in the picturesque surroundings of The Bishop’s Palace in Wells, with a choice of fabulous outdoor theatre performances. Held on the South Lawn, with a backdrop of the 13th century ruins of the Great Hall, it’s the… Read More…

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival 2019

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival 2019

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival celebrates its 5th year this summer and will once again take over the splendid grounds of The Bishop’s Palace in Wells from 14th-16th June. The 14 acres of RHS partner gardens will be at their absolute peak; with parterres filled with the scent of myriad roses and dramatic borders… Read More…

Five Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Royal Navy International Air Day 2019!

Five Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Royal Navy International Air Day 2019!

The Royal Navy International Air Day will take place on Saturday 13 July at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset, to showcase the Fleet Air Arm’s current and future capabilities and historic accomplishments spanning over 100 years. As one of the South West’s largest one day events, it’s increasingly popular with both families… Read More…

May Half Term Fun at The Bishop’s Palace

May Half Term Fun at The Bishop’s Palace

“Tales & Legends” May Half Term Fun at The Bishop’s Palace 25th May – 2nd June 2019 10am-6pm   Join the team at The Bishop’s Palace on a quest to explore the tales and legends of medieval times over May Half Term! Walk in the steps of King Arthur and re-create the well-loved local legend… Read More…

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