Things to Do in Somerset

“No Contact” Day Out on Offer at The Bishop’s Palace

“No Contact” Day Out on Offer at The Bishop’s Palace

The Bishop’s Palace in Wells has announced that it is now offering a fully “No Contact” experience at its famous attraction. In response to concerns about Coronavirus and the transmission of germs, Palace Staff have made some enhancements to the site in order to enable visitors to enjoy the 14 acres of stunning gardens without… Read More…

Rare Plant Fair/Mothering Sunday at The Bishop’s Palace

Rare Plant Fair/Mothering Sunday at The Bishop’s Palace

Celebrate Mothering Sunday this year with a trip to The Bishop’s Palace in Wells. If you or your mother are keen gardeners or interested in plants, then you’ll want to head to the Palace for this great opportunity to find rare and unusual plants from a selection of top nurseries from all over the South… Read More…

Rural Life Museum Celebrates Two Iconic Somerset Events

Rural Life Museum Celebrates Two Iconic Somerset Events

Two of Somerset’s best-known institutions will be celebrated at Somerset Rural Life Museum this year. In April the museum will open an exhibition of photographs documenting 20 years of the Glastonbury Festival. In July it will highlight the work of the Royal Bath and West Society, the oldest agricultural society in the country, and the… Read More…

Somerset Businesses Join Forces to Tackle Climate Crisis

Somerset Businesses Join Forces to Tackle Climate Crisis

Puxton Park Tourist Attraction, located in Hewish, near Weston-super-Mare, makes drastic changes to help the current climate emergency. Climate change is a known issue and the UK government has a target to become ‘carbon neutral’ by 2030. In partnership with Aspen Services, Puxton Park is proud to introduce their new eco-friendly compostable food packaging in… Read More…

Song to Boost Funds for Longleat’s  Bushfire Charity Appeal

Song to Boost Funds for Longleat’s Bushfire Charity Appeal

Longleat has released a song to help raise money for their bushfire charity appeal. Featuring a 30-strong choir made up of staff and keepers, ‘Together’ was written by a member of the Longleat team and recorded at the Cheese & Grain studio in Frome. As well as the choir, it also includes didgeridoos and Aboriginal… Read More…

Puxton Park Confronts Climate Change

Puxton Park Confronts Climate Change

Puxton Park Tourist Attraction, located in Hewish, near Weston-super-Mare, makes changes to help the current climate emergency. Climate change is a known issue and the UK government has a target to become ‘carbon neutral’ by 2030. Managing Director of Puxton Park, Alistair Mead, says “It’s important to help where we can. In addition to the… Read More…

“Beloved” – Tales of love gone right!

“Beloved” – Tales of love gone right!

Fed up with celebrating Valentine’s night in the same old way, year after year? This year, why not enjoy a different Valentine’s night experience, with an evening of luscious stories and heart-warming songs with storyteller Beth Webb and singer-songwriter, Dora Darling at The Bishop’s Palace, Wells Valentine’s night is for celebrating romance; dreaming of living… Read More…

Curtain up for half term fun

Curtain up for half term fun

The curtain will be going up at Taunton Library and The Brewhouse theatre next month for a special collaboration over the February half-term. Teenagers aged 13-18 can join in ‘Word Play’ – two masterclasses celebrating the spoken word through poetry, story-telling, performances and workshops. Taking place on Wednesday 19 February from 10am-5pm at both Taunton… Read More…

Frome’s Window Wanderland returns!

Frome’s Window Wanderland returns!

Frome Window Wanderland 28th February – 2nd March 2020 5.30 – 9.00pm each evening Frome Window Wanderland is a fun community event where anyone can make a display in their own window (or garden) and light it up for others to wander around and enjoy! The event is completely free with no fees to participate. Making… Read More…

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