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Somerset Events 2018, All dates are correct at time of
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Annual Events

A Somerset Wassail Evening Glastonbury 01278 783651
Royal Bath and West Showground Tacchi Morris Arts Centre, Taunton. 01823 414141.
The Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton. 01823 283244.
Taunton Film Society. Bride and Prejudice. Somerset College of Arts and Technology Taunton 01823 275424.
West Monkton Village Hall, Monkton 01823 412294
Wellsprings Leisure Centre, Taunton. 07891 000347.
Taunton School, Taunton 01278 684060

Please ring the above phone number or contact a Somerset Tourist Information Office for dates for the above events

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Annual Events

Somerset Potato Day Pylle 01749860039
Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton
Donkey Day Somerset Rural Life Museum
Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show The Bath and West Showground


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Holistic Health Fair in Chardstock Community 01460 221545
HallWestcountry Game Fair 2010 01392 421500
Somerset Rural Life Museum, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury. During museum 01458 831197
Easter Trails, Montacute House, Near Yeovil
Annual Easter Art Exhibition
West Somerset Railway Diesel Gala.
City of Wells Mid Somerset Annual Easter Festival
Easter Egg Hunt Ferne Animal Sanctuary
Easter Trails Barrington Court Telephone
Easter Egg Hunt Location Brympton D'Evercy,
Mell's Daffodil Festival Mell's Village nr Frome
Donkeys at Easter Somerset Rural Life Museum,
Gartell Light Railway: Open Day Common Lane,

3 March 2018 To 29 April 2018
Gail Mason ‘Breathe’ At The Bishop's Palace And Gardens
Wells “Breathe” is a new exhibition by multi award-winning printmaker and artist Gail Mason, opening on 3rd March
2018 in the Exhibition Room of The Bishop’s Palace.
12 March 2018 To 17 March 2018
British Science Week Events At The Roman Baths
Bath Have you ever wondered how arches are built, why Bath has a hot spring, or what archaeologists do with X-rays?
VenueRoman Baths, Bath

From: 17 March 2018 To 7 Jul 2018
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime In Stories
Museum of Somerset, Taunton Deane
A new family exhibition Michael Morpurgo

March 17 – March 18 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Uncle Sam needs you to join up with the brave...
VenueAmerican Museum in Britain, Bath

20 March 2018 To 20 March 2018
Chained Library
Wells Cathedral has one of the few chained libraries in Britain, still in its original location...
VenueWells Cathedral, Mendip

21 March 2018 To 24 March 2018
A Celebration Of American Power YEOVIL
Do you own an American Power vehicle? We are calling all owners of cars to come to the Museum from...
VenueHaynes International Motor Museum, Somerset

24 March 2018 To 25 March 2018 10 am to late
Art in the Park, Radstock
Art in the Park, bring your stools and tools
Food and drink available all day. Free entry
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24 March 2018 To 14 April 2018
Egg Fest Wraxall, BRISTOL
This Easter holiday head to the ark to enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt like no other. Children can get involved and paint an egg in the morning. In the afternoon the eggs will get hidden around the zoo.VenueNoah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset
24 March 2018 To 24 March 2018
Earth Hour Chard

24 March 2018 To 24 March 2018
Wells Cathedral, Mendip
A concert not to be missed, celebrating the Centenary of Leonard Bernstein with a performance of The Chichester
Psalms, jazzy and contemporary but very accessible. Together with this exciting piece...

March 24 – April 08 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Side By Side: Easter Trail BATH American Museum in Britain, Bath
‘It’s a long way to Tipperary.

24 March 2018 To 24 March 2018 From: 4 April 2018 To 4 April 2018
Mill Days Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton Deane
Visit our beautifully restored 17thcentury watermill. Meet our estates team as you watch the power of water turn the
waterwheel and the turbine to make flour. Normal admission applies

26 March 2018 To 26 March 2018
Roman Baths, Bath
Glorious Gardens The Roman Baths Monday 26 March 2018, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm Celebrate spring by
creating a mini Roman garden.

27 March 2018 To 27 March 2018
Fashion Museum Bath, Bath
1980s Geometric Fashion Museum Tuesday 27 March 2018, 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm Admire the
geometric designs used in 1980s outfits, and create your own using bright collage paper.
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30 March 2018 To 31 March 2018
Interactive Gaming Expo
The Bristol Hippodrome, Central Bristol
Interactive Gaming Expo. The Bristol Hippodrome has today announced that the theatre will be transforming into an
interactive gaming hub this Easter. Whether you are a casual or professional gamer, a developer or just a fan
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March 30 – April 2 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Side By Side: Here Come The Doughboys
American Museum in Britain, Bath. Over the holiday weekend meet a ‘doughboy’
30 March 2018 - 2 April 2018
Easter in the Land of Oz at Forde Abbey Gardens
Follow the yellow brick road this Easter to Forde Abbey where you'll find Dorothy, a tin man, a plucky lion and a scarecrow on a magical adventure in the Land of Oz.
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30 March 2018 - 2 April 2018
Easter Weekend at Kilver Court Join us for a fun filled weekend for the whole family this Easter with shopping, food and a huge Easter Egg hunt for your little bunnies to enjoy!
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31 March 2018
Easter Extravaganza at Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre

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Annual Events
BRIMAR Vintage & Classic car display 01458 851451
North Somerset Vintage Tractor Road Run 01275 474649
Cobham Hall Open Day, Cobham Hall.
Countryside Day - Wincanton Races Wincanton
Road races Taunton Marathon & Half
Bristol Industrial Museum Craft Show.
Yarlington Fringe Festival. A weekend of live music
May Bike Show Southwest (Motor bikes)
North Devon and Exmoor Walking and Cycling FestivalAround Exmoor 01271 883131
Annual Bath Spring Flower Show: Tel: 01225 477010.
Sunday 1st April 2018
Easter Fair & Barn Sale
Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Games, Barn Sale & Refreshments
12 - 3pm National Animal Welfare Trust, Heaven's Gate Farm, West Henley, Langport. Somerset TA10 9BE contact 01458 252656

1 April 2018
Haynes Breakfast Club
Calling all Motor Enthusiasts! On the First Sunday of each month we host a Breakfast Club which is open to all marques.

3 April 2018
Celebration of the Horse Raceday at Wincanton Racecourse
Wincanton's Celebration of the Horse raceday on April 3 promises to be a great free day out for kids with equines the central theme.

4 April 2018
Spring Trail at Yeovil Country Park
Explore the woods this spring time to discover who lives alongside the Easter bunny. ?

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4 April 2018 - 8 May 2018
Sherborne Abbey Festival
We look forward to welcoming you to 2018 Sherborne Abbey Festival

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7 April 2018
Football: Yeovil - Luton Town
Yeovil Town FC plays Luton Town at Huish Park, Yeovil at 3pm

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11th April to 3rd June 9.30 to 5 Mon to Saturday and 1-5 Sunday
Exhibition #65 65 High Street, Nailsea, BS48 1AW
An Exhibition of 4 shows featuring 43 artists over 8 weeks. contact 07799416310
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14 April 2018
Football: Yeovil - Wycombe Wanderers
Yeovil Town FC plays Wycombe Wanderers at Huish Park, Yeovil at 3pm
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14 April 2018
Workshop: The Wooden Spoon - An Introduction to Carving
Wood carving workshop at Hauser & Wirth Somerset
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15 April 2018
Workshop: A Masterclass in Making Fire Throughout the Ages
Fire making workshop at Hauser & Worth Somerset

21 April 2018
Chard Rotary Club's St George's Concert
A Concert to celebrate St George's Day featuring Phoenix Brass from Crewkerne.
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21 April 2018
Choral Concert: Cowbridge Male Voice Choir
The sound of the Cowbridge Male Voice Choir from the Vale of Glamorgan filling the church of St George with songs in English and Welsh.
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22 April 2018
Wincanton Triathlon
Wincanton Triathlon 2018 400m Swim // 27km bike // 5km run
22nd April 2018 10:30- 16:30 Woodlands Castle, Ruishton, Taunton. Our first ‘Doggy Day Out ‘ event of 2018. Join the team for a fun packed day out at Woodlands Castle with your four legged friends. Fun activities run throughout the day including have-a-go agility, fun scurry race, temptation alley and much more, with prizes for the fastest times of the day! Hit our shopping area for a little retail therapy with fabulous dog related suppliers offering everything you could want for your pooch. Entry £4.00 under 12’s free (includes 1 doggy activity of your choice, excludes dog show entries)
26 April 2018
Lyra Singers from St Petersburg at Martock Parish Church
The LYRA singers from St Petersburg perform Russian Folk Songs and Orthodox Church chants

28 April 2018
Football: Yeovil - Mansfield Town
Yeovil Town FC plays Mansfield Town at Huish Park, Yeovil at 3pm
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28 April 2018
Yeovil Town Criers Competition
On Saturday 28 April Yeovil will be awash with up to 25 Town Criers from the South West plus other parts of the country to test their vocal chords on the Citizens of Yeovil.
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28 April 2018
Levels Best Farmers Market
Farmers Market in the grounds of Montacute House. Held in the old stables, this ever popular and award winning 'best in Somerset' market is a must for those who like top quality local produce and crafts.


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SOMERSET EVENTS FOR MAY 2018 4th May 2018 - 7 May 2018

Annual Events

Blagdon Fete at Blagdon Court, North Somerset 01761 462508
Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture 01934 88 88 00
Milverton Street Fair, Milverton, Somerset 01823 400529
Pinkery Outdoor Education Centre 01598 752225
Badminton Horse Trials: Tel: 08702 423436
Quantock Food Festival 01458 259485
Open Day and Fun Dog Show
Lytes Cary Plant Fair Cary Manor 01458 224471 Vintage and Classic Car 01761 241428
Swan Theatre, Yeovil 01935 845946
Bath Spring Flower Show 2010 0844 847 5256
Bath International Music Festival: Tel: 01225 463362.
Bath Fringe Festival: Tel: 01225 463362.
Somerset association for the blind 01823257059.
Wessex Show near Frome 0871 4241246.
The River Festival River Parrett, 01823 356156
Yeovil Railway Centre, 01935 410420.
Sailing Bristol, Weston & Minehead 01446 721221.
Woodland Mammal Detective 01934 844518.
Yeovil May Fayre01935 462282.
The Royal Bath and West Show: Tel: 01749 822200.
Minehead Hobby Horse Fair.
Weston-super-Mare Power Boat racing
The Bath Festival May-June.
Quantock Food Festival, Food
Porlock Village Gardens Open
Brendon Folk Festival
Wessex Show and Air Pageant,

6 May 2018
Haynes Breakfast Club
Calling all motoring enthuisasts! On the first Sunday of each month we host a Breakfast Club which is open to all marques.
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9 May 2018
Bat Walk at Yeovil Country Park
Join the rangers to explore Ninesprings at night and learn about the bats living in Yeovil Country Park. ?
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19 May 2018
Levels Best Farmers Market
Farmers Market in the grounds of Montacute House. Held in the old stables, this ever popular and award winning 'Best in Somerset' market is a must for those who like top quality local produce and crafts.
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27 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
Half Term at Haynes: Suck Squeeze Bang Blow- How does an Engine go?
Seriously Great Fun for all the Family
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28 May 2018
Open Gardens: Friends of Crewkerne Parish Church
A wide range of gardens will be open across the town. Cream teas also available. ?
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28 May 2018
Sherborne Castle Country Fair
The very successful annual show with a rich and fun programme of events, country activities, stands and entertainment including one of the largest Rare Breed Shows in the country.

30 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
The Royal Bath and West Show
Celebrate Great British Agriculture, Entertainment, Food & Drink at England's Only Four Day Royal Show! ?

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Annual Events
Clevedon Regatta and Carnival.
Weston-super-Mare veteran car rally.
The Royal Bath & West of England Show
Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run,
Stockland Wild Flower Weekend at Goren Farm.
Allerford Spring Fair, Museum Grounds, Allerford.
Crewkerne Show Day. Come and join in the fun;
Grand Western Archery Competition, Dunster Castle
Farhers Day Special, West Somerset Railway
Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts.
Nunney Open Gardens, Nunney, Nr Frome
Langport International Walking Festival 01458 253567
Duck Race Maunsel Lock Canal Centre, 01458 251694
Forde Abbey Alvis Owners Club Rally 01460 220231
St George's Church, Hinton St George 01460 72563
Jazz in the Park , Ston Easton 01761 241631
Viking Re-enactment Sampford Brett 01984 632542
Burnham-On-Sea Triathlon 01278 786868
Barrington Midsummer Concert 01460 243121
Leigh on Mendip Country Fair and Dog Show, 01373 812460
BMX National Points , Cheddar 01934 742610
County Gate National Park Centre 01398 323841
Cigarette Card & Trade Card Auction 01458 273452
Family Fun Day Broomfield, 01934 844518
Porlock Visitor Centre Porlock 01398 323841
Somerset County Cricket Festival Tel: 01823 272946

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Annual Events
Minehead Arts Festival.
Frome Festival.
West Somerset Folk festival.
Castle Cary Cavalcade of Motoring
Newt Beer Festival, North Newton, Nr Bridgwater
West Buckland Fete & Flower Show
Hemyock Hemyock Horse Show
Stert Island Swim,The Beach, Burnham-on-sea
Porlock Pantomime, Porlock Village Hall.
Flower Festival. At Carhampton 10am-5pm
Roadwater Fete,
Cobham Hall Open Day, Fleet Air Arm,
Maze of Maize, Thorney Lakes, Muchelney
Watchet Carnival Weekend
The Roman Baths by Torchlight Tel: 01225 477785.
Conservation in Cheddar Gorge 01934 844518
Somerton Summer Arts Festival 01458 274148
Somerset Steam and Country Fair, 07769 672117
Lowland Games, Thorney, 01935 825415
The BIG CHEDDAR HUNT & TRAIL 01454 281814
Hardington Horse and Dog Show 01935 862538
Victoria Park Fun Day, Bridgwater 07910 096366
Bath International Guitar Festival: Tel: 01225 463362


The South Somerset Food Festival 01935 845946
Gatcombe Park Horse Trials: Tel: 01423 339423
East Somerset Railway. 01749880417
Bristol Flower Show Durdham Downs 01749822200
Clevedon Horse Show and Agricultural Show.
The Dunster Show.
Drayton Street Fair Church Street & Village Hall

The Brendon Show Lammas Lughnasadh at Chalice Well
Taunton Flower Show Taunton, Vivary Park
National Garden Scheme Day Dunster Castle, Dunster
Bat Hunt Dunster Castle, Dunster
Seaside Fun Day The Beach and Esplanade,
Musical Extravaganza Glastonbury Abbey - In the park,
Orchard Portman Taunton Vale Polo -
Allerford Museum Summer Fair Museum Grounds,
Nunney Village Street Fair Nunney , Nr Frome
Peat Heritage Exhibition Somerset Rural Life Museum,
Steam Fayre and Vintage Bishops Lydeard 01643 704996
Exmoor Explorer Mountain Bike Marathon
Clematis Weekend Hestercombe Gardens,
Art Exhibition in Crowcombe
Open Day Companion Dog Show
Porlock Celebrates Sea Britain The Weir, Porlock
Exford Show Dunster Show
Healing at the Well Chalice Well Gardens, Glastonbury
Traditional Folk Music in Blenheim Gardens, Minehead
Bruton Horticultural Show Memorial Hall,
Priddy Sheep Fair Village Green, Priddy

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Annual Events
The Dairy Show Bath and West 01749822200
Cleeve Abbey, Washford- local apples, 01984 640377
Holnicote , Selworthy, Minehead 01643 862452
Sanders Garden World, Brent Knoll 01278 761111
Secret World, New Road, Highbridge, 01278783250
Dulverton Carnival Through the centre of Dulverton
The Dairy Show Bath and West Showground, Shepton
Quartz Festival Queen's College, Trull Road, Taunton,
Exmoor Food Festival Various Locations, Across
Steam, Cream Carnage Between Minehead Bishops
Lydeard, West Somerset Railway
Mendip Food Drink Festival Various, Across Mendip
Wells Festival of Literature. Glastonbury Spinners
Somerset Rural Life Glastonbury 01458 831197

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Yacht Regatta Brean, Burnham on Sea 01278 787852
Deck The Hall at Dunster Castle 01643 821835
Santa Steam Specials 01643 704996
Wincanton Christmas Fair Race Course 07966 843197
Winter Steam Festival, Minehead. call 01643 704996 Bridgewater Carnival and Firework Display
Sedgmoor Carnival Weekend Bridgewater,
Bridgewater Guy Fawkes Carnival. Town Centre.
North Pertherton Carnival. Town Centre.
Dunster Festival Fireworks and guy competition
Porkock Fireworks and Bonfire no parking
Sea Front Grand Fireworks Display The Esplanade
Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Town Centre
Shepton Mallet Guy Fawkes Illuminated Carnival.
Wells Guy Fawkes Illuminated Carnival.
Glastonbury Guy Fawkes Illuminated Carnival.
Frome Extravaganza Town Centre Frome
Wincanton Christmas Fair Race Course 07966 843197
Cheddar Festive Night Cheddar 01934 435765
Dunster by Candlelight, 01643 704996.
Lynton and Lynmouth Festivities 01598 752225
Torchlight walk Woods Exmoor 01398 323841

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Dunster by Candlelight. S 01643 704996
Santa Steam Specials 01643 704996
Brent Knoll Bazaar and Farmers' Market. 01278 760654
Father Christmas at Dunster Castle - 01643 821314

Please ring the above phone number or contact a Somerset Tourist Information Office for dates for the above events

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Please ring a Somerset Tourist Information Office for events not listed
Markets in Somerset

Farmers Markets Towns Market Days

Backwell - Fridays 1.45pm – 3.15pm at the WI Hall, Station Road BS48 3QW
Village hall market 3rd Saturday of the month 01934822870
2nd Friday each month 01823 412979
4th Friday each month 01460 67463
Fridays 2.30pm- 3.30pm at The Barn, Great Western Road BS21 6HB
3rd Saturday each month 01460 78223
2nd Saturday each month 01460 78223
4th Saturday each month 01460 78223
2nd Saturday each month
3rd Friday each month 01984 640817
Fridays 10am – 11.15am at the Christ Church, Vestry Hall, Christ Church Close, Nailsea BS48 1RT
Fridays 9.45am – 10.45am at the Folk House, 95 High Street BS20 6PR
last Thursday each month 01823 412979
Every Wednesday each month 01460 78223
2nd Saturday each month 01963 888800
1st Friday each month 01963 34063
Fridays 10.30am – 11.30am at the Scout Hut, School Road BS40 5NA
4th Saturday each month 01460 78223

Monthly Flea Market with produce and cafe. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
In East Huntspill Village Hall






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