- SOMERSET EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2014
A Somerset Wassail Evening Glastonbury 01278 783651
Royal Bath and West Showground Tacchi Morris Arts Centre, Taunton.
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
9th February 2014
Free Choral Concert - Faure and Durufle Requiem.
Performed by singers from the Yarn Market Hotel's Choral singing weekend. Sunday
9th February 2014 at 3.00 pm,
Please contact the hotel on 01643 821425 for the venue (usually Dunster Tithe
Barn) Free admission - All are welcome.
If you enjoy singing, why not participate by becoming a member of the choir for
Holistic Health Fair in Chardstock Community 01460 221545
HallWestcountry Game Fair 2010 01392 421500
Somerset Rural Life Museum, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury. During museum 01458
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,
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.
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,
1st May 2014
The Big Swish - St Margaret's Hospice Ladies Event
Thursday 1st May 7.30pm at The Manor Hotel, Yeovil.
Tickets £10 to include a glass of bubbly on arrival.
Create some happiness in your wardrobe by clearing out the things you don't want
to swap them for something you will! A selection of stalls and mini treatments
will also be on offer during the evening.
Tickets can be purchased from the St Margaret's Hospice fundraising office on
2 May 2014
Launching our new Nursery (opening in September) parents with children
are invited to come to our FREE Gruffalo exploration event with picnic and
activities in our beautiful grounds. Friday, 2 May, 9:30-11:30am. Must phone to
reserve places. 01935 850 555
2nd-5th May 2014
Bristol Art Weekender A 4 day Arts Festival across Bristol presented by
10 May 2014
WHISKEY IN THE JAR Venue Clevedon Princes Hall / Theatre
2 Princes Rd Clevedon BS21 7SZ
Sean Cannon leadman with the iconic DUBLINERS plays Clevedon Princes Hall on
Saturday May 10. Sean always massively popular on the live music circuit will be
joined by his highly talented son Robert and will present a wonderful evening of
ever popular Irish songs ,soft ballads and fine gaelic music all played with all
the usual Irish charm and passion with of course a bit of the blarney. Robert’s
rich voice will complement the works of Bob Dylan Neil Young and more. Tickets
are £11.00 (which will include a donation to “Springboard”) and are available
from the Hall box office. Call or phone 01275 873405 The performance starts at
8.00pm (doors and bar from 7.00pm)
11th May 2014
National Animal Welfare Trust Fun Dog Show
Langport Somerset TA10 9BE 01458252656. Please note this Event has been
CANCELLED due to flooding of the car park facilities.
17th &18th May 2014
Afternoon Tea & Barn Sale on Sat 17th & Sun 18th May 2014 from 12noon
until 4pm at National Animal Welfare Trust (Heaven's Gate Fam)West Henley,
Langport. Somerset. TA10 9BE
Come & browse our extensive range of curio's & Knick knacks then try a yummy
cake & cup of tea
18th May 2014
Fun Dog Show at The Bell Inn at Creech St Michael in aid of The
National Animal Welfare Trust at Heaven's Gate. Sun 18th May from 12 noon
Fun Have a go Agility, Dog Fetch Games, Children's Games, Tombola's, Raffle
and BBQ. Tel: 01458252656
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 , 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
21st June 2014
South Petherton Folk Festival
28 - 29 June 2014
Bike Bath 2014 Sign up for this popular bike ride and
choose to take on the 100 mile or 60 mile route!
The courses will take you out into the Cotswolds where
you'll cycle through the surrounding picturesque villages
and take in the stunning countryside views. With plenty of
feed stations and support along the way, you'll be sure to
have an exciting day!
Reg fee: £25. Minimum sponsorship: £200
To register or enquire about this event please contact the
events team on 0300 373 1100.
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
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
26 July 2014
Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius: Somerset Chamber Choir at
Wells Cathedral at 7pm. Elgar's choral masterpiece in the stunning
setting of Wells Cathedral to mark Somerset Chamber Choir's 30th
anniversary. The choir will be joined by German choir Berliner
Kantorei, 2 fine soloists and professional orchestra Southern
Details/tickets from Taunton TIC 01823 336344 from Spring 2014
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,
Street Fair Nunney , Nr Frome
Peat Heritage Exhibition Somerset Rural Life
Steam Fayre and Vintage Bishops Lydeard 01643 704996
Explorer Mountain Bike Marathon
Clematis Weekend Hestercombe Gardens,
Exhibition in Crowcombe
Open Day Companion Dog Show
Sea Britain The Weir, Porlock
Exford Show Dunster Show
Healing at the Well
Chalice Well Gardens, Glastonbury
Traditional Folk Music in Blenheim Gardens,
Bruton Horticultural Show Memorial Hall,
Priddy Sheep Fair
Village Green, Priddy
2nd August 2014
Exmoor Rail to be held at: The Minehead Eye, Mart Road,
Minehead, Somerset, TA24:5BJ. 01643-706736 on Saturday 2nd August.
Open from: 10.00am to 4.30pm.
A great family event at a bright modern disabled-friendly venue
adjacent to Minehead station on the seafront. There will be a great
selection of high quality layouts, demonstrations and wide trade
support. Hot & cold food/drinks will be available all day. Parking
is available outside (Pay & Display) plus free parking in
surrounding streets. A great family day out & all are welcome!
2nd August 2014
Retired Greyhound Trust Fun Day and Craft Fair To Include Dog
Highlight Somerset Greyhound Of The Year
Held at Hatch Beauchamp Village Hall near Taunton On Sat August 2nd
Trade & Charity Stalls attending
24th - 25th August 2014
MENDIP MOWER RACING and Beer Festival Sunday 24th - Monday
25th August 2014 (Bank Holiday) Fun for all the family! Watch the
supercharged Mower Racing, come along for the Beer Festival, Live
Music & Food, or have a go on our Segway racecourse and Mud Buggies.
Also introducing our Kids Field packed with entertainers,
activities, challenges, bouncy castle, plus more – there’s so much
to do! So come along and bring the family! Taking part at Cross,
near Cheddar, this spectacular event also promises a Beer Festival,
live bands, children’s entertainment at our Kids Field, Segway race
courses for you to try, and so much more. Our Kids Field will be
filled with loads of great stuff, including, entertainers,
activities, challenges, bouncy castle throughout the Bank Holiday
weekend. We look forward to seeing you! Tickets are £5 for a day or
£7 for the whole event, under 16's FREE! Available on the door or
book in advance 01278 726000 All profits go to charity.
7th September 2014
Wiveliscombe Street Market. Sunday 7th September. 10.00am to 4.30pm. Over
sixty stalls of craft and food, live music all day and our own unique Carnival
parade at 3.00pm
13th September 2014
West Huntspill Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show. Held in the Balliol Hall
Field, Chuch Road, West Huntspill. TA9 3RN.
Saturday 13th September 2014. 11am-4pm.
Free entry for classic vehicle, driver and one passenger. £2 Adult, under 16's
19 -21 September 2014
PRISTON FESTIVAL 2014 Great live music and family fun around a free
outdoor stage in the beautiful village of Priston, 6 miles from Bath. For
further information and timings call 01761 470339.
20th - 21st September 2014
Barn Sale & Afternoon Tea at Heaven's Gate Farm, West Henley, Langport.
Somerset TA10 9BE on Sat 20th & Sun 21st September from 12nonn until 4pm
Books, Plants, Bric a Brac, Gifts, Christmas Stall with Cards. Tea, Coffee &
Cakes made by our lovely volunteers.
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
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
22nd - 23rd November 2014
Mistletoe Fayre at Barrington Court, Somerset
22nd and 23rd November 2014
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
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