What’s On Somerset 2016


  1. FREE weekly 'Window Walks' and 'Exploring the Embroidery Walks' at Wells Cathedral

    FREE Weekly ‘Window Walks’ And ‘Exploring The Embroidery Walks’ At Wells Cathedral

    Wells

    Wells Cathedral’s popular and FREE weekly stained glass ‘Window Walks’ and ‘Explore the Embroidery’ walks take place most Wednesdays and Saturdays from April to October and showcase the Cathedral’s…


     

    From:
    2 Apr 2016 To 29 Oct 2016
  2. Somerset Wildlife Trust - Forest School for all the Family

    Somerset Wildlife Trust – Forest School For All The Family

    Westhay, Glastonbury

    Den-building, Easter bonnets and Easter-themed ’ Forest School’ activities at our idyllic woodland glade for children and their parents/carers.

    Meet at Avalon Marshes Centre, Shapwick Road,…

    Venue

    Somerset Wildlife Trust, Somerset

    From:
    4 Apr 2016 To 4 Apr 2016

  3. Somerset Wildlife Trust - Wildplay Minibeast Family Fun

    Somerset Wildlife Trust – Wildplay Minibeast Family Fun

    Glastonbury

    Come along to Westhay Nature reserve for some family fun around the beautiful wetland site.

    Discover the gruesome truth about the creatures living in the ditches and surrounding countryside at…

    Venue

    Somerset Wildlife Trust, Somerset

    From:
    6 Apr 2016 To 6 Apr 2016

  4. Wells Cathedral Easter holiday 'Have A Go' family activity workshop

    Wells Cathedral Easter Holiday ‘Have A Go’ Family Activity Workshop

    Wells

    ‘Make an Easter Garden’

    Wells Cathedral’s next ‘Have a Go’ holiday workshop event for adults and families will take place on Wednesday 6th April, 11.00am – 1.00pm in the Cathedral’s Education…

    Venue

    Wells Cathedral, Mendip

    From:
    6 Apr 2016 To 6 Apr 2016

  5. LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

    LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

    Wells

    Richard Pinel (Assistant director of Music, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle)

    Venue

    Wells Cathedral, Mendip

    From:
    14 Apr 2016 To 14 Apr 2016

  6. Mr Boombastic

    Mr Boombastic

    Meare

    With over forty male booming bitterns recorded last year, the Avalon Marshes is one of the best places in the country to find this shy and elusive bird.  Join us on an early morning walk to listen to…

    From:
    16 Apr 2016 To 16 Apr 2016

  7. The Ornate & The Beautiful at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

    The Ornate & The Beautiful At The Bishop’s Palace And Gardens

    Wells

    Celebrating the extraordinary craftsmanship of the textile industry from 14th century to present day, this stunning new exhibition for 2016 is a collation of some of the most beautiful and rare…

    Venue

    The Bishop’s Palace, Somerset

    From:
    16 Apr 2016 To 2 Sep 2016

  8. Zumba'thon

    Zumba’thon

    Wells

    We are running a ZUM BA’THON to raise money for…

    From:
    17 Apr 2016 To 17 Apr 2016

  9. St. George’s Day Dinner with Wells City Band at The Swan Hotel, Wells

    St. George’s Day Dinner With Wells City Band At The Swan Hotel, Wells

    Wells

    Enjoy a 3 course meal and music from Wells City Band

    Price includes a welcome drink

    £25.00 per person

    For more information please ask at the hotel’s reception, or call 01749 836300 or…

    From:
    23 Apr 2016 To 23 Apr 2016

  10. Wells Cathedral Oratorio Concert - Great British Classics

    Wells Cathedral Oratorio Concert – Great British Classics

    Wells

    This concert, which includes works by Parry, Elgar, Walton and other choral choral favourites, is a  celebration of the 90th Birthday of HM the Queen.

    Rather like the last night of the proms…

    Venue

    Wells Cathedral, Mendip

    From:
    23 Apr 2016 To 23 Apr 2016

    1. LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

      LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

      Wells

      Given by students of Wells Cathedral School

      Venue

      Wells Cathedral, Mendip

      From:
      28 Apr 2016 To 28 Apr 2016

    2. Binocular and Telescope Day at RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve

      Binocular And Telescope Day At RSPB Ham Wall Nature Reserve

      Meare

      Time for a new pair of binoculars?  Head down to our Ham Wall nature reserve to meet experts for advice and information.

      Knowledgeable experts will be on site to guide you through the range….

      From:
      30 Apr 2016 To 30 Apr 2016

    3. AFTERNOON ORGAN RECITAL

      AFTERNOON ORGAN RECITAL

      Wells

      For the Federation of Cathedral Old Choristers’ Associations (all welcome). Jonathan Vaughn (Assistant Organist, Wells Cathedral)

      Venue

      Wells Cathedral, Mendip

      From:
      30 Apr 2016 To 30 Apr 2016

      1. Easter Trail At Fleet Air Arm Museum

        Ilchester

        Help Penelope a WW1 messenger pigeon find her eggs around the museum.

        For more information about Fleet Air Arm Museum go to http://www.fleetairarm.com/default.aspx

        From:
        23 Mar 2016 To 10 Apr 2016

      2. Horses for Courses at Wincanton Racecourse

        Horses For Courses At Wincanton Racecourse

        Wincanton

        This newly themed raceday does exactly as it says in the title! Horses for Courses will provide a platform for all things equine with Gold Cup legend, Denman, returning to Somerset for a racecourse…

        From:
        4 Apr 2016 To 4 Apr 2016

      3. Parachutes at Fleet Air Arm Museum

        Parachutes At Fleet Air Arm Museum

        Ilchester

        Design and make a parachute that will successfully land your chocolate egg!

        Family activity suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by adults.

        2.15pm Tuesday 29th March – Friday…

        From:
        4 Apr 2016 To 8 Apr 2016

      4. Pop-up Opera present Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues)

        Pop-Up Opera Present Bellini’s I Capuleti E I Montecchi (The Capulets And The Montagues)

        Brympton D’Evercy

        Experience the most tragic love story of all time…

        From:
        14 Apr 2016 To 14 Apr 2016

      5. Children’s Day at Wincanton Racecourse

        Children’s Day At Wincanton Racecourse

        Wincanton

        One thing that racing truly excels at is Children’s Day. Firstly it’s free! As for all racedays, children aged 17 and under when accompanied with an adult gain free entry and that’s not something…

        From:
        17 Apr 2016 To 17 Apr 2016

      6. Open Mic Nights at The Dolphin Hotel

        Open Mic Nights At The Dolphin Hotel

        Wincanton

        Come along to our Open Mic Night on the last Thursday of each month, hosted by the legend ”Ross Kirk”.

        A fun evening for everyone.

        Events start at 8pm.

        From:
        28 Apr 2016 To 28 Apr 2016
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        26 May 2016 To 26 May 2016
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        30 Jun 2016 To 30 Jun 2016
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        28 Jul 2016 To 28 Jul 2016
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        25 Aug 2016 To 25 Aug 2016
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        29 Sep 2016 To 29 Sep 2016
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        27 Oct 2016 To 27 Oct 2016
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        24 Nov 2016 To 24 Nov 2016
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        29 Dec 2016 To 29 Dec 2016

      7. Evening Meeting at Wincanton Racecourse

        Evening Meeting At Wincanton Racecourse

        Wincanton

        The Bell Street Jazz Band will welcome Wincanton racegoers to this popular evening race meet.

        This year there is a Cheese Festival to enjoy with the chance to sample some of the South West’s…

        From:
        5 May 2016 To 5 May 2016

      8. Ladies Day at Wincanton Racecourse

        Ladies Day At Wincanton Racecourse

        Wincanton

        Fashion and horses unite for Wincanton’s very popular Ladies Day.

        And, for the first time, 200 ladies will be presented with a posies of flowers on their arrival. There’s also the traditional…

        From:
        10 May 2016 To 10 May 2016

      9. Yarlington Plant Fair

        Yarlington Plant Fair

        Yarlington , Wincanton

        This has been held every May for the past 15…

        From:
        14 May 2016 To 14 May 2016

      10. Fun Dog Show

        Fun Dog Show

        West Henley, Nr Langport

        FUN DOG SHOW

        Novelty classes & Fun…

        From:
        15 May 2016 To 15 May 2016

        1. Yeovil Marathon

          Yeovil Marathon

          Yeovil

          Welcome to the 2nd Yeovil Marathon, hosted by…

          From:
          12 Jun 2016 To 12 Jun 2016

        2. Hardington Village Street Fayre

          Hardington Village Street Fayre

          Yeovil

          HARDINGTON MANDEVILLE

          STREET…

          From:
          25 Jun 2016 To 25 Jun 2016

        3. Yeovilton Air Day

          RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2016

          Ilchester

          Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, Somerset will open its gates on Saturday 2nd July for the Royal Navy’s premier airshow. The Air Day, one of the Southwest’s largest one day events, will offer an…

          From:
          2 Jul 2016 To 2 Jul 2016

        4. Retro Fundraising

          Retro Fundraising

          Martock

          Fundraising event 300 vintage classic vehicles…

          From:
          3 Jul 2016 To 3 Jul 2016

        5. Forthcoming Fixtures at Wincanton Racecourse

          Forthcoming Fixtures At Wincanton Racecourse

          Wincanton

          Forthcoming Fixture Dates at Wincanton Racecourse :-

          Friday 14th October

          Sunday 23rd October

          Saturday 5th November

          Thursday 17th November

          Thursday 1st December

          Tuesday 13th…

          From:
          14 Oct 2016 To 26 Dec 2016

          1. Leigh on Mendip Summer Fair

            Leigh On Mendip Summer Fair

            Leigh On Mendip

            Traditional village fete and fun dog show with…

            From:
            18 Jun 2016 To 18 Jun 2016

          2. Aurin Girls’ Choir - Concert Tour 2016

            Aurin Girls’ Choir – Concert Tour 2016

            Bruton

            The Aurin Girls’ Choir are about to make their eighth visit to the UK. (This is addition to eight visits by the Miraculum Children’s Choir) In August last year they won 1stprize and a special prize…

            From:
            21 Jun 2016 To 21 Jun 2016

            1. Silent Disco at The Beachcomber, Brean

              Silent Disco At The Beachcomber, Brean

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              Back by popular demand is the event that took The Beachcomber by storm last year – the Silent Disco. Headphones are provided so get ready to dance the night away…in complete silence! Live DJs will be…

              From:
              23 Apr 2016 To 23 Apr 2016

            2. VanWest at Warren Farm Holiday Centre

              VanWest At Warren Farm Holiday Centre

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              VanWest is a fun-filled Volkswagen holiday, suitable for the whole family. There are plenty of activities for all, such as funfair attractions, children’s shows, trade stalls and food stands. Enjoy…

              From:
              6 May 2016 To 8 May 2016

            3. Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekend

              Rock ‘N’ Roll Weekend

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              The Beachcomber in Brean has a rockin’ entertainment line-up for its themed Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekend.

               

              Friday 13th May

              Elvis Tribute (Pirates Cove): Lee Jackson performs as the King,…

              From:
              13 May 2016 To 14 May 2016

            4. Wednesday Market at Warren Farm

              Wednesday Market At Warren Farm

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              Wednesday Market: : Every Wednesday from 1st June – 31st August (Warren Farm Holiday Centre)

              Pick up a bargain at Warren Farm’s on-site market.

              Free car parking via the Weston Road…

              From:
              1 Jun 2016 To 31 Aug 2016

            5. Strictly Come Beachcomber at Warren Farm

              Strictly Come Beachcomber At Warren Farm

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              The Beachcomber in Brean is hosting a traditional tea dance to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday.

               

              Join the festivities with ballroom dancing and free tea and biscuits! Strictly Come…

              From:
              11 Jun 2016 To 11 Jun 2016

            6. Classic Car & Motorbike show at Beachside Holiday Park

              Classic Car & Motorbike Show At Beachside Holiday Park

              Brean

              Show for the Classic Vehicle enthusiasts.

              Sponsored by Sundowner Cafe Bar

               

              Classic Cars, Motorbikes,transport and self builds welcome.

               

              Refreshments available from…

              From:
              12 Jun 2016 To 12 Jun 2016

            7. Tribute Weekend at The Beachcomber

              Tribute Weekend At The Beachcomber

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              The Beachcomber in Brean hosts three nights of fantastic tribute acts at its ever-popular Tribute Weekend!

               

              Friday 17th June – David Bowie Night

              Lionel Richie Tribute (Cabaret Bar):…

              From:
              17 Jun 2016 To 19 Jun 2016

            8. Summer Fun Day at Warren Farm

              Summer Fun Day At Warren Farm

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              The Beachcomber’s charity Summer Fun Day features plenty of fun, games and entertainment. Meet the following characters – Captain Comber, Dave the Minion, Peppa Pig and Woody the…

              From:
              25 Jun 2016 To 25 Jun 2016

            9. Scott May's Daredevil Stunt Show

              Scott May’s Daredevil Stunt Show

              Brean

              Scott May’s Daredevil Stunt Show is a fast moving, action packed show with monster truck destruction, Europe’s only monster ride-truck, the human cannonball, car-crushing action from Thundertrax, a…

              From:
              27 Jul 2016 To 28 Aug 2016

            10. Elvis Night

              Elvis Night

              Brean, Burnham-on-sea

              It’s Elvis Night at The Beachcomber in Brean – celebrating the life of Elvis Presley.

               

              To mark the anniversary of Elvis’ passing, Lee Jackson performs in tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’…

              From:
              16 Aug 2016 To 16 Aug 2016

              1. Britain’s Got Talent Night feat Ricky K

                Britain’s Got Talent Night Feat Ricky K

                Brean, Burnham-on-sea

                It’s Britain’s Got Talent Night at The Beachcomber in Brean!

                 

                As seen on BGT 2014, Ricky K puts on an entertaining show with zany comedy routines and great vocals.

                 

                Tribute act,…

                From:
                18 Aug 2016 To 18 Aug 2016

              2. Britain’s Got Talent Night feat Paul Burling

                Britain’s Got Talent Night Feat Paul Burling

                Brean, Burnham-on-sea

                Britain’s Got Talent Night is back at The Beachcomber in Brean!

                 

                Enjoy a funny performance by BGT finalist and comedy impressionist, Paul Burling. Who can forget that hilarious Harry Hill…

                From:
                25 Aug 2016 To 25 Aug 2016

              3. 80's Weekend

                80’S Weekend

                Brean, Burnham-on-sea

                Enjoy top entertainment at The Beachcomber’s funky 80s Weekend. Dress up 80s style if you dare!

                Friday 16th September

                Whitney Houston Tribute (Cabaret Bar): Nya King performs as Whitney…

                From:
                16 Sep 2016 To 18 Sep 2016

              4. Country & Western Week

                Country & Western Week

                Brean, Burnham-on-sea

                The Beachcomber hosts a week of brilliant country entertainment to celebrate Brean’s Country & Western Festival.

                 

                New for 2016 – The Beachcomber will have trade stalls outside the pub -…

                From:
                30 Sep 2016 To 6 Oct 2016

              5. Silent Disco at The Beachcomber, Brean

                Silent Disco At The Beachcomber, Brean

                Brean, Burnham-on-sea

                Back by popular demand is the event that took The Beachcomber by storm last year – the Silent Disco. Headphones are provided so get ready to dance the night away…in complete silence! Live DJs will be…

                From:
                23 Oct 2016 To 23 Oct 2016

              6. Halloween Party at The Beachcomber, Brean

                Halloween Party At The Beachcomber, Brean

                Brean, Burnham-on-sea

                The Beachcomber is hosting a Halloween Party on Saturday 29th October for both adults and children alike. Start planning your Halloween fancy dress costume!

                 

                The Pirates Cove (children’s…

                From:
                29 Oct 2016 To 29 Oct 2016

                1. Pop-up Opera present Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues)

                  Pop-Up Opera Present Bellini’s I Capuleti E I Montecchi (The Capulets And The Montagues)

                  Brympton D’Evercy

                  Experience the most tragic love story of all time…

                  From:
                  14 Apr 2016 To 14 Apr 2016

                2. The Rivertones Chorus

                  The Rivertones Chorus

                  Fore Street, Chard

                  A concert, to raise funds for local Youth…

                  From:
                  23 Apr 2016 To 23 Apr 2016

                3. Herons

                  Dawn Chorus At Swell Wood

                  Join us on International Dawn Chorus Day at Swell Wood to listen to the incredible sounds of woodland birds in all their spring glory, followed by a full English breakfast at The Crown Inn at…

                  From:
                  1 May 2016 To 1 May 2016

                4. Classical String Octet to perform in Village Church

                  Classical String Octet To Perform In Village Church

                  Merriott

                  A rare opportunity to see a performance by a…

                  From:
                  1 May 2016 To 1 May 2016

                5. Get Involved - Family Pond Dipping

                  Get Involved – Family Pond Dipping

                  Chard

                  Join Somerset Environmental Records Centre and the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team to uncover the variety of life living in and around the wildlife ponds at Ferne Animal Sanctuary. All equipment…

                  From:
                  21 May 2016 To 21 May 2016

                6. RSPB Holiday Club at Swell Wood

                  RSPB Holiday Club At Swell Wood

                  Meet the dormouse!

                  The hazel dormouse is Britain’s only native dormouse. Once widespread, its numbers have declined dramatically in recent years. Join our Dormouse surveyor for a unique…

                  From:
                  31 May 2016 To 31 May 2016

                7. Get Involved - Grassland Management and the Lime Industry

                  Get Involved – Grassland Management And The Lime Industry

                  Chard

                  Walk with David Northcote Wright from the Somerset Wildlife Trust, around Bishopswood Meadows nature reserve to look at grassland management, wildlife and the lime industry history.  The route has…

                  From:
                  19 Jun 2016 To 19 Jun 2016

                8. Get Involved - Bat Survey Training

                  Get Involved – Bat Survey Training

                  Bishopswood

                  Learn to use a bat detector and help out with an important bat survey with the Somerset Bat Group and the Somerset Environmental Records Centre. The workshop will explain how to survey for bats so…

                  From:
                  24 Jun 2016 To 24 Jun 2016

                9. Hardington Village Street Fayre

                  Hardington Village Street Fayre

                  Yeovil

                  HARDINGTON MANDEVILLE

                  STREET…

                  From:
                  25 Jun 2016 To 25 Jun 2016

                10. Get Involved - Family River Dipping & Tea Party

                  Get Involved – Family River Dipping & Tea Party

                  Bishopswood, Chard

                  A celebration of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s 25th Anniversary for all the family.  River dipping and other family activities with Blackdown Hills Natural Futures and…

                  From:
                  26 Jun 2016 To 26 Jun 2016

                1. New Dimensions: Contemporary Art Inspired By Hidden Collections

                  Taunton

                  Hidden objects from the museum stores are being vividly re-imagined in film, photography, sculpture, textiles and poetry. The exhibition features work by six local artists: Jenny Graham, Chris…

                  Venue

                  Museum of Somerset, Taunton Deane

                  From:
                  16 Jan 2016 To 16 Apr 2016

                2. Somerset County Cricket Club Fixtures List 2016

                  Somerset County Cricket Club Fixtures List 2016

                  Taunton

                  Click on the link below to find out all of the fixtures for The County Ground for 2016 :-

                   

                  Somerset County Cricket Club Fixtures List for 2016

                  Venue

                  Somerset County Cricket Club, Taunton Deane

                  From:
                  21 Mar 2016 To 20 Sep 2016

                3. Ladies Day at Taunton Racecourse

                  Ladies Day At Taunton Racecourse

                  Taunton

                  A chance to really dress to impress as you enjoy an afternoon of jumps racing. Compeitions for the best dressed and Best Hat. Prizes include a weekend for 2 in Paris! Children under 16 are free and…

                  Venue

                  Taunton Racecourse, Somerset

                  From:
                  7 Apr 2016 To 7 Apr 2016

                4. The Aronowitz Ensemble

                  The Aronowitz Ensemble

                  Taunton

                  The Aronowitz Ensemble, now established over ten years ago, was formed out of the desire of seven outstanding international artists to explore and perform chamber music together in the adaptable…

                  From:
                  8 Apr 2016 To 10 Apr 2016

                5. Get Involved - Blackdown Hills Bird Survey Training

                  Get Involved – Blackdown Hills Bird Survey Training

                  Church Lane, Churchinford

                  Join Somerset Ornithological Society and the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures project to learn about bird surveys and recording. Learn about some of the more unusual species that SOS need help with…

                  From:
                  10 Apr 2016 To 10 Apr 2016

                6. Actiontrack present Aerial Workshops with Lyn

                  Actiontrack Present Aerial Workshops With Lyn

                  Taunton

                  Learn to fly and have fun!

                  Lyn is one of the…

                  From:
                  12 Apr 2016 To 12 Apr 2016

                7. Actiontrack present AcroYoga, with Flying Monkey Yoga

                  Actiontrack Present AcroYoga, With Flying Monkey Yoga

                  Taunton

                  Actiontrack Performance Company are excited to be…

                  From:
                  16 Apr 2016 To 16 Apr 2016

                8. KINETICS, a play for Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2016

                  KINETICS, A Play For Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2016

                  Taunton

                  What can a teenage boy who is into free-running…

                  From:
                  19 Apr 2016 To 20 Apr 2016

                9. Evening Racing – Season Finale at Taunton Racecourse

                  Evening Racing – Season Finale At Taunton Racecourse

                  Taunton

                  6 action packed races hosted by  popular racing celebrity Derek Thompson

                  The first race is at 5.30pm and the gates open 2 hours before. We highly recommend booking in advance to secure the best…

                  Venue

                  Taunton Racecourse, Somerset

                  From:
                  20 Apr 2016 To 20 Apr 2016

                10. West Somerset Railway - Fish & Chip Specials

                  West Somerset Railway – Fish & Chip Specials

                  Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                  Join the West Somerset Railway for a lunchtime steam train excursion from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and back. Sit back and relax whilst enjoying your Fish & Chips meal, accompanied by a…

                  Venue

                  West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                  From:
                  23 Apr 2016 To 23 Apr 2016
                  From:
                  14 May 2016 To 14 May 2016
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                  21 May 2016 To 21 May 2016
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                  27 Aug 2016 To 27 Aug 2016

                  1. West Somerset Railway – Peppa Pig & George

                    Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                    Come and see Peppa Pig & George at Minehead Railway Station, where they will be making personal appearances at intervals between 10am and 4pm.

                    Features of the day include:

                    Enjoy a 20 mile…

                    Venue

                    West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                    From:
                    30 Apr 2016 To 30 Apr 2016

                  2. Get Involved - Dawn Chorus Walk

                    Get Involved – Dawn Chorus Walk

                    Taunton

                    Led by Rob Grimmond from the Somerset Ornithological Society, this is a wonderful opportunity not to be missed.  You will be taken to a personal quiet spot to experience the dawn chorus.  You will be…

                    From:
                    1 May 2016 To 1 May 2016

                  3. West Somerset Railway - Hestercombe Express

                    West Somerset Railway – Hestercombe Express

                    Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                    Every Wednesday from May till the end of September 2016

                    Enjoy a relaxing day out with the West Somerset Railway and Hestercombe Gardens – a rail travel adventure combined with the beauty of the…

                    Venue

                    West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                    From:
                    4 May 2016 To 28 Sep 2016

                  4. West Somerset Singers - The Mikado

                    West Somerset Singers – The Mikado

                    Taunton

                    A concert version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s…

                    From:
                    21 May 2016 To 21 May 2016

                  5. West Somerset Railway - Murder Mystery Specials

                    West Somerset Railway – Murder Mystery Specials

                    Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                    28th May, 16th July, 29th October and 10th December 2016

                    Calling all amateur sleuths!! -Do you see yourself as a Miss Marple or a Jessica Fletcher, Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes? Well, the…

                    Venue

                    West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                    From:
                    28 May 2016 To 28 May 2016

                    From:
                    16 Jul 2016 To 16 Jul 2016
                    From:
                    29 Oct 2016 To 29 Oct 2016
                    From:
                    10 Dec 2016 To 10 Dec 2016

                  6. West Somerset Railway - Paddington Bear

                    West Somerset Railway – Paddington Bear

                    Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                    Saturday 28th May 2016

                    Come and see Paddington Bear at Minehead Railway Station, where he will be making personal appearances at intervals between 10am and 4pm.

                    Features of the day…

                    Venue

                    West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                    From:
                    28 May 2016 To 28 May 2016

                  7. Get Involved - Quants and Buckland Wood Wild Walk

                    Get Involved – Quants And Buckland Wood Wild Walk

                    Nr Chelmsine

                    Join Somerset Wildlife Trust for a guided walk through Quants Site of Special Scientific Interest and Buckland Wood to launch the new Quants Wild Walk. The interesting history, nationally important…

                    From:
                    28 May 2016 To 28 May 2016

                  8. West Somerset Railway - Cheese & Cider Specials

                    West Somerset Railway – Cheese & Cider Specials

                    Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                    From Bishops Lydeard only on Fridays – 3rd & 17th June, 8th & 22nd July and 2nd & 16th September 2016

                    Travel down on the lunchtime Steam Train, from Bishops Lydeard and return by any afternoon…

                    Venue

                    West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                    From:
                    3 Jun 2016 To 3 Jun 2016
                    From:
                    17 Jun 2016 To 17 Jun 2016
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                    8 Jul 2016 To 8 Jul 2016
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                    22 Jul 2016 To 22 Jul 2016
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                    2 Sep 2016 To 2 Sep 2016
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                    16 Sep 2016 To 16 Sep 2016

                  9. West Somerset Railway - Steam & Cream Tea Specials

                    West Somerset Railway – Steam & Cream Tea Specials

                    Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                    June 3rd & 17th, July 8th & 22nd, September 2nd & 16th 2016

                    Enjoy an enchanting ride on a steam train through the delightful Somerset coast and countryside whilst enjoying a traditional West…

                    Venue

                    West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                    From:
                    3 Jun 2016 To 3 Jun 2016
                    From:
                    17 Jun 2016 To 17 Jun 2016
                    From:
                    8 Jul 2016 To 8 Jul 2016
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                    22 Jul 2016 To 22 Jul 2016
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                    2 Sep 2016 To 2 Sep 2016
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                    16 Sep 2016 To 16 Sep 2016

                  10. Corfe Summer Fete 2016

                    Corfe Summer Fete 2016

                    Corfe

                    Corfe Village will be holding its first Village…

                    From:
                    4 Jun 2016 To 4 Jun 2016

                    1. West Somerset Railway - Mixed Traction Weekend

                      West Somerset Railway – Mixed Traction Weekend

                      Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                      The three days of the year when the West Somerset Railway marks the role of “first generation” diesel locomotives in our railway history. There is an intensive service of trains, mainly headed by the…

                      Venue

                      West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                      From:
                      10 Jun 2016 To 12 Jun 2016

                    2. Get Involved - Moth Identification

                      Get Involved – Moth Identification

                      Wellington

                      Join the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team and local moth experts and help identify moths caught in light traps during the previous night.

                      The event is being run as part of National Moth…

                      From:
                      11 Jun 2016 To 11 Jun 2016

                    3. Get Involved - Butterfly ID and Survey Training

                      Get Involved – Butterfly ID And Survey Training

                      Taunton

                      Join Butterfly Conservation and the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team to learn about the variety of butterflies that can be found across the hills.

                      In the morning we will learn how to…

                      From:
                      12 Jun 2016 To 12 Jun 2016

                    4. West Somerset Railway - Fireman Sam

                      West Somerset Railway – Fireman Sam

                      Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                      Come and see Fireman Sam at Minehead Railway Station, where he will be making personal appearances at intervals between 10am and 4pm.

                      Features of the day include:

                      Enjoy a 20 mile steam…

                      Venue

                      West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                      From:
                      18 Jun 2016 To 18 Jun 2016

                    5. Father's Day at West Somerset Railway

                      Father’s Day At West Somerset Railway

                      Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                      All aboard the 12.35 from Bishops Lydeard for a Father’s Day Fish & Chip Special!

                      Fish and Chips and a pint of beer will be served on the way down (with an optional soft drink for the children…

                      Venue

                      West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                      From:
                      19 Jun 2016 To 19 Jun 2016

                    6. Get Involved - Grassland Management and the Lime Industry

                      Get Involved – Grassland Management And The Lime Industry

                      Chard

                      Walk with David Northcote Wright from the Somerset Wildlife Trust, around Bishopswood Meadows nature reserve to look at grassland management, wildlife and the lime industry history.  The route has…

                      From:
                      19 Jun 2016 To 19 Jun 2016

                    7. West Somerset Railway - Lynton & Lynmouth Explorer

                      West Somerset Railway – Lynton & Lynmouth Explorer

                      Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                      Tucked away on the North Coast of Exmoor National Park and overlooking the Bristol Channel, the twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth form one of the most attractive excursion destinations in South…

                      Venue

                      West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                      From:
                      24 Jun 2016 To 30 Sep 2016

                    8. Get Involved - Bat Survey Training

                      Get Involved – Bat Survey Training

                      Bishopswood

                      Learn to use a bat detector and help out with an important bat survey with the Somerset Bat Group and the Somerset Environmental Records Centre. The workshop will explain how to survey for bats so…

                      From:
                      24 Jun 2016 To 24 Jun 2016

                    9. Get Involved - Family River Dipping & Tea Party

                      Get Involved – Family River Dipping & Tea Party

                      Bishopswood, Chard

                      A celebration of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s 25th Anniversary for all the family.  River dipping and other family activities with Blackdown Hills Natural Futures and…

                      From:
                      26 Jun 2016 To 26 Jun 2016

                    10. A Day out with Thomas at West Somerset Railway

                      A Day Out With Thomas At West Somerset Railway

                      Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                      Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller needs your help at Minehead Station. Travel down in a train behind one of Thomas’s friends, from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead.

                      On the train there will be ‘Day…

                      Venue

                      West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                      From:
                      1 Jul 2016 To 3 Jul 2016
                       


                      1. Get Involved - Blackdown Hills Big Bat Survey

                        Get Involved – Blackdown Hills Big Bat Survey

                        Chard

                        Learn about bats and take part in an important bat survey with the Somerset Bat Group and the Somerset Environmental Records Centre. Help the experts survey the wide variety of bat species across the…

                        From:
                        22 Jul 2016 To 22 Jul 2016

                      2. West Somerset Railway - Steam Fayre & Vintage Rally

                        West Somerset Railway – Steam Fayre & Vintage Rally

                        Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                        See powerful steam traction engines, trusty tractors, elegant classic cars, and gleaming motorcycles on display, along with commercial & military vehicles and stationary engines. Enjoy arena parades,…

                        Venue

                        West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                        From:
                        6 Aug 2016 To 7 Aug 2016

                      3. The Blackdown Hills Beer & Music Festival

                        The Blackdown Hills Beer & Music Festival

                        Smeatharpe

                        Set in the beautiful surroundings of the…

                        From:
                        12 Aug 2016 To 12 Aug 2016
                        From:
                        13 Aug 2016 To 13 Aug 2016

                      4. West Somerset Railway - Shaun the Sheep

                        West Somerset Railway – Shaun The Sheep

                        Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                        Come and see Shaun the Sheep at Minehead Railway Station, where he will be making personal appearances at intervals between 10am and 4pm.

                        Features of the day include:

                        Enjoy a 20 mile steam…

                        Venue

                        West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                        From:
                        3 Sep 2016 To 3 Sep 2016

                      5. West Somerset Railway - Late Summer Weekend

                        West Somerset Railway – Late Summer Weekend

                        Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                        The summer holidays may be almost over but we will be running extra trains on September 3rd and 4th, mixing WSR based steam engines and vintage diesels from the collection of the Williton based…

                        Venue

                        West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                        From:
                        3 Sep 2016 To 4 Sep 2016

                      6. Get Involved - An Introduction to Mammal Tracking

                        Get Involved – An Introduction To Mammal Tracking

                        near Staple Fitzpaine

                        Join local expert Gavin Saunders and the Natural Futures team to learn how to look for and identify animal tracks and signs including badger, fox, deer, squirrel, dormouse and otter.  Identify skulls…

                        From:
                        17 Sep 2016 To 17 Sep 2016

                      7. West Somerset Railway - Autumn Steam Gala

                        West Somerset Railway – Autumn Steam Gala

                        Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                        This is the second of the major events in the calendar for all lovers of steam engines.

                        Once again there will be plenty of trains headed by locomotives based on the line and visiting “guests”…

                        Venue

                        West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                        From:
                        6 Oct 2016 To 9 Oct 2016

                      8. Get Involved - Fun with Photogenic Fungi

                        Get Involved – Fun With Photogenic Fungi

                        Blagdon Hill, Taunton

                        Join wildlife photographer Liam Marsh, biological scientist David Allen and the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team to discover the fascination of fungi in the Blackdown Hills. Take a close look at…

                        From:
                        16 Oct 2016 To 16 Oct 2016

                      9. West Somerset Railway - Steam & Scream

                        West Somerset Railway – Steam & Scream

                        Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                        The West Somerset Railway is running two ghostly journeys out on this mysterious evening. The steam trains will leave Bishops Lydeard at Doomsday and Ragnarok for a journey through the haunted…

                        Venue

                        West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                        From:
                        29 Oct 2016 To 29 Oct 2016

                      10. Get Involved - Lichen Identification Walk

                        Get Involved – Lichen Identification Walk

                        Nr Chelmsine

                        Join a local expert and the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team on an lichen identification walk at Quants nature reserve and Buckland Wood. An introduction to these often overlooked, but…

                        From:
                        29 Oct 2016 To 29 Oct 2016

                        1. West Somerset Railway – Dunster By Candlelight

                          Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                          Travel in style with the West Somerset Railway and avoid all the stress of trying to park.

                          There is a free courtesy bus to transfer you from Minehead Station to Dunster Village for Dunster by…

                          Venue

                          West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                          From:
                          2 Dec 2016 To 3 Dec 2016

                        2. West Somerset Railway - Santa Express

                          West Somerset Railway – Santa Express

                          Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                          Travelling at great speed in an open sleigh as December 24th becomes December 25th is one thing, but Santa also enjoys a ride on a Steam Train through the Somerset countryside.

                          As the train…

                          Venue

                          West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                          From:
                          3 Dec 2016 To 4 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          10 Dec 2016 To 11 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          17 Dec 2016 To 20 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          22 Dec 2016 To 24 Dec 2016

                        3. West Somerset Railway - Santa Special

                          West Somerset Railway – Santa Special

                          Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                          The Santa Specials offer a steam train trip along the Exmoor Coast from Minehead to Blue Anchor and back or through the Quantock Hills between Bishops Lydeard Station and Crowcombe Heathfield. This…

                          Venue

                          West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                          From:
                          3 Dec 2016 To 4 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          10 Dec 2016 To 11 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          17 Dec 2016 To 20 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          22 Dec 2016 To 24 Dec 2016

                        4. West Somerset Railway - Sherry & Mince Pie

                          West Somerset Railway – Sherry & Mince Pie

                          Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                          Enjoy a festive ride on a Steam Train through the Somerset countryside between Bishops Lydeard and Williton and return. Sit back and relax and enjoy a sherry and mince pie whilst enjoying views of…

                          Venue

                          West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                          From:
                          3 Dec 2016 To 4 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          10 Dec 2016 To 11 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          17 Dec 2016 To 20 Dec 2016
                          From:
                          22 Dec 2016 To 24 Dec 2016

                        5. Get Involved - Winter Tree Identification

                          Get Involved – Winter Tree Identification

                          Wellington

                          Join the Natural Futures team and learn how to identify a range of tree species even after they’ve dropped their leaves.  The first part of the event will be spent indoors learning to identify a wide…

                          From:
                          10 Dec 2016 To 10 Dec 2016

                        6. West Somerset Railway - Carol Trains

                          West Somerset Railway – Carol Trains

                          Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                          Come on board the West Somerset Railway for a wonderful festive start to Christmas!

                          Warm up those vocal chords and join us for a special journey of Carol singing at the stations along the way….

                          Venue

                          West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                          From:
                          12 Dec 2016 To 13 Dec 2016

                        7. West Somerset Railway - Winter Steam Festival

                          West Somerset Railway – Winter Steam Festival

                          Bishops Lydeard, Taunton

                          Our Winter Steam Festival will be a treat for lovers of the old Great Western Railway and the Western Region of British Railways with a quartet of steam engines heading the trains.

                          A service of…

                          Venue

                          West Somerset Railway, West Somerset

                          From:
                          29 Dec 2016 To 30 Dec 2016

                          1. Victorian Explorers Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            Tyntesfield has always been a pretty adventurous place, the Gibbs family loved to travel and collect exotic objects.

                            Set off to uncover the stories and solve the clues on the Cadbury Easter Egg…

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            25 Mar 2016 To 17 Apr 2016

                          2. Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

                            Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            Explore the wider Tyntesfield estate by following the parameter wall around the 540 acre estate. Discover rarely told tales and tread un-trodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.

                            The…

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            16 Apr 2016 To 16 Apr 2016

                          3. the Woolpack Inn, Weston Super Mare

                            St George’s Day At The Woolpack

                            Weston Super Mare

                            We are holding a special day to celebrate our Patron Saint. All day entertainment, characters from Frozen, live music, tug of war, BBQ,kids games. lots and lots going on . Come along, have some fun.

                            From:
                            23 Apr 2016 To 23 Apr 2016

                          4. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

                            Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            24 Apr 2016 To 24 Apr 2016

                          5. Champion Tree Walk @ Tyntesfield

                            Champion Tree Walk @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            Enjoy exploring a range of our stunning champion trees with Tyntesfield’s dendrologist and tree registrar, Chris Watts. A fantastic walk for gardening and horticulture enthusiasts alike, Chris will…

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            24 Apr 2016 To 24 Apr 2016

                          6. World Tapir Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

                            World Tapir Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

                            Wraxall, Bristol

                            We’ll be celebrating our amazing Lowland Tapirs, Tara and Toby.

                            Win a chance to meet these friendly South American animals.

                            Venue

                            Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

                            From:
                            27 Apr 2016 To 27 Apr 2016

                          7. Victorian Festival @ Tyntesfield

                            Victorian Festival @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            We are very amused at Tyntesfield! Her majesty will be making her annual inspection of the estate, Queen Victorian’s soldiers will also be popping in, we will be welcoming back Mr Brunel and his…

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            30 Apr 2016 To 31 May 2016

                          8. Queen Victoria’s Soldiers @ Tyntesfield

                            Queen Victoria’s Soldiers @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            Join her majesty’s soldiers and discover what life was like in Queen Victoria’s army. Learn about camps, weapons and manoeuvres in this colourful, noisy and exciting living history weekend.

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            30 Apr 2016 To 2 May 2016

                          9. Food & Craft Markets @ Tyntesfield

                            Food & Craft Markets @ Tyntesfield

                            Wraxall

                            Find an array of lovely local food and craft producers at Antony’s Home Farm.

                            Come along and stroll around Home Farm, enjoy the atmosphere and pick up some seasonal treats. From freshly baked…

                            Venue

                            National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                            From:
                            1 May 2016 To 1 May 2016
                            From:
                            5 Jun 2016 To 5 Jun 2016
                            From:
                            3 Jul 2016 To 3 Jul 2016
                            From:
                            7 Aug 2016 To 7 Aug 2016
                            From:
                            4 Sep 2016 To 4 Sep 2016
                            From:
                            2 Oct 2016 To 2 Oct 2016
                            From:
                            6 Nov 2016 To 6 Nov 2016
                            From:
                            4 Dec 2016 To 4 Dec 2016

                          10. Lashings Cricket All Stars v Weston super Mare Cricket Club

                            Lashings Cricket All Stars V Weston Super Mare Cricket Club

                            Weston super Mare

                            The world famous Lashings All Stars are coming to…

                            From:
                            1 May 2016 To 1 May 2016

                            1. Wildlife Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

                              Wildlife Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

                              Wraxall, Bristol

                              Join us for a jam-packed day celebrating our natural wildlife.

                              Activities will include pond dipping as our nature reserve, make bird seed feeders and learn about the natural birds and wildlife…

                              Venue

                              Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

                              From:
                              7 May 2016 To 7 May 2016

                            2. Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

                              Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              Explore the wider Tyntesfield estate by following the parameter wall around the 540 acre estate. Discover rarely told tales and tread un-trodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.

                              The…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              14 May 2016 To 14 May 2016

                            3. Victorian Rags and Riches @ Tyntesfield

                              Victorian Rags And Riches @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              Oh, how the other half live!

                              Head to Tyntesfield and experience the high life…and the low-lifes with activities throughout the weekend – look out for Queen Victoria’s Etiquette School and the…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              14 May 2016 To 15 May 2016

                            4. Tyntesfield 10

                              Tyntesfield 10

                              Wraxall

                              Take on the challenge of running a 10km circuit around the estate, organised by Nailsea Running Club. Enjoy the steep ascents and spectacular views! The run is open to everyone, but with a 500 runner…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              18 May 2016 To 18 May 2016

                            5. Father's Day Weekend @ Tyntesfield

                              Father’s Day Weekend @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              An array of classic vehicles will descending on the estate over the weekend. Explore all the different makes and models, find a favourite and maybe even get a photo of Dad behind the wheel…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              18 May 2016 To 18 May 2016

                            6. Endangered Species Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

                              Endangered Species Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

                              Wraxall, Bristol

                              Noah’s Ark is home to many endangered species including the Black and White Ruffed Lemurs, Siamang Gibbons, Crowned Crane, Bactrian Camels, Cotton topped tamarins and the Bengal tigers.

                              Join us…

                              Venue

                              Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

                              From:
                              21 May 2016 To 21 May 2016

                            7. The Great Exhibition: Steam Engines and Steam Punk @ Tyntesfield

                              The Great Exhibition: Steam Engines And Steam Punk @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              Over the course of the weekend, Tyntesfield will be assembling a collection of all things Victorian to celebrate the estate’s rich Victorian heritage.

                              We are proud to welcome back Mr Brunel and…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              21 May 2016 To 22 May 2016

                            8. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

                              Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              22 May 2016 To 22 May 2016

                            9. The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes @ Tyntesfield

                              The Singular Exploits Of Sherlock Holmes @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes includes autobiographical snippets concerning his life and times, the adversaries he has faced and mysteries he has solved.

                              An affectionate one-man homage…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              22 May 2016 To 22 May 2016

                            10. Victorian Falconry @ Tyntesfield

                              Victorian Falconry @ Tyntesfield

                              Wraxall

                              To bring our Victorian extravaganza to a close, Tyntesfield are pleased to welcome back the dazzling bird of prey displays and aerial excitement from The Falconry School with master Falconer, Ben…

                              Venue

                              National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

                              From:
                              28 May 2016 To 30 May 2016

  1. Family Woodworking: Tyntesfield Animals

    Family Woodworking: Tyntesfield Animals

    Wraxall

    Under the expert guidance of the North Somerset Bodgers, you’ll construct a small wood related item such as a whittle, pencil or small animal.

    Various times:
    10am – 11.45am
    12noon – 1.45pm
    2pm – 3…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    29 May 2016 To 29 May 2016

  2. Bat Walks @ Tyntesfield

    Bat Walks @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    Wrap up warm and get your comfortable boots on! Our Warden Darren will show you the bat haunts on the Tyntesfield estate by torchlight – don’t forget yours!

    Times vary depending on time of…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    15 Jun 2016 To 15 Jun 2016

  3. 2016 Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Day

    2016 Weston Air Festival And Armed Forces Day

    Weston-super-Mare

    The world-renowned Red Arrows will be thrilling the crowds again at this year’s Weston Air Festival. They will be performing on the Saturday of the two-day festival.

    The Royal Air Force…

    From:
    18 Jun 2016 To 19 Jun 2016

  4. Father's Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

    Father’s Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

    Wraxall, Bristol

    We’ll be celebrating Dad’s and Grandad on this day. Bring them for a special discount rate of £5.

    Download voucher from our website http://www.noahsarkzoofarm.co.uk/

    Venue

    Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

    From:
    18 Jun 2016 To 18 Jun 2016

  5. Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

    Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    Explore the wider Tyntesfield estate by following the parameter wall around the 540 acre estate. Discover rarely told tales and tread un-trodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.

    The…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    18 Jun 2016 To 18 Jun 2016

  6. Evening walk and talk with the Head Gardener @ Tyntesfield

    Evening Walk And Talk With The Head Gardener @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    Head off on a trek around the gardens with Head Gardener, Paul. find out the tricks of the trade, learn about our conservation projects, and rediscover gems from the Tyntesfield story since the Trust…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    19 Jun 2016 To 19 Jun 2016

  7. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

    Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    26 Jun 2016 To 26 Jun 2016

  8. The Fabulous Bacon Boys with Living Spit @ Tyntesfield

    The Fabulous Bacon Boys With Living Spit @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    Living Spit are back with their unique spin on The Three Little Pigs. With porcine puns, lupine laughs and more rural rumbunctiousness than you can shake a stick, straw or brick at, this promises to…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    2 Jul 2016 To 2 Jul 2016

  9. National Meadows Day @ Tyntesfield

    National Meadows Day @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    National Meadows Day in the UK’s largest project transforming the fortunes of vanishing wildflower meadows, grasslands and wildlife. Join the Outdoors-Team for activities to demonstrate the…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    3 Jul 2016 To 3 Jul 2016

  10. Companion Dog Show @ Tyntesfield

    Companion Dog Show @ Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    Join the South Western English Springer Spaniel Club at Home Farm, with pedigree and novelty class arenas. Bring your furry friend to watch a host of demonstrations, free helpful advice or even enter…

    Venue

    National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

    From:
    10 Jul 2016 To 10 Jul 2016

    1. Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

      Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      Explore the wider Tyntesfield estate by following the parameter wall around the 540 acre estate. Discover rarely told tales and tread un-trodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.

      The…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      16 Jul 2016 To 16 Jul 2016

    2. Make your own Cricket set @ Tyntesfield

      Make Your Own Cricket Set @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      Get into the swing of Tyntesfield Cricket Week and create your own cricket set under the expert guidance of the North Somerset Bodgers.

      Turn a set of three stumps and bails on a pole latte using…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      16 Jul 2016 To 17 Jul 2016

    3. Bat Walks @ Tyntesfield

      Bat Walks @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      Wrap up warm and get your comfortable boots on! Our Warden Darren will show you the bat haunts on the Tyntesfield estate by torchlight – don’t forget yours!

      Times vary depending on time of…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      20 Jul 2016 To 20 Jul 2016

    4. 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ launch weekend @ Tyntesfield

      50 Things To Do Before You’re 11 ¾ Launch Weekend @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      We challenge you to complete our list of 50 things to do before you’re 11¾.

      Join us over the launch weekend and you could build a den, learn to climb a really big tree or hold a scary beast!

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      23 Jul 2016 To 25 Jul 2016

    5. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

      Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      24 Jul 2016 To 24 Jul 2016

    6. Much ado about nothing with The Lord Chamberlain’s Men @ Tyntesfield

      Much Ado About Nothing With The Lord Chamberlain’s Men @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      Join The Lord Chamberlain’s Men this summer for Shakespeare’s sparkling, battle-of-the-sexes comedy, Much Ado About Nothing.

      Triumphant in battle, Don Pedro and his men return to Messina. The…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      30 Jul 2016 To 30 Jul 2016

    7. Shiver me Timbers! Pirates ahoy! @ Tyntesfield

      Shiver Me Timbers! Pirates Ahoy! @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      Come and experience life on the ocean waves as Tyntesfield is invaded by a motley band of pirates and their cannon during the week.

      Expect loud bangs, jolly roger japes and treasures to be found…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      1 Aug 2016 To 7 Aug 2016

    8. World Elephant Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

      World Elephant Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

      Wraxall, Bristol

      Join us for our third World Elephant Day at Elephant Eden with Janu, M’Changa and the Elephant Team!

      It will be an elephant fun filled day that focuses on protecting these amazing animals and…

      Venue

      Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

      From:
      12 Aug 2016 To 12 Aug 2016

    9. WW1 Commemorations @ Tyntesfield

      WW1 Commemorations @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the death of Antony Gibbs’ son, Eustace Lyle, who died while fighting near Ypres.

      Commemorate all who lost their lives in the Great War and discover life on…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      13 Aug 2016 To 21 Aug 2016

    10. Make a Green Man Plaque @ Tyntesfield

      Make A Green Man Plaque @ Tyntesfield

      Wraxall

      Create your own green man or woodland spirit face, under the expert guidance of the North Somerset Bodgers. Using basic tools such as knifes and small chisels to create your green man’s unique…

      Venue

      National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

      From:
      14 Aug 2016 To 14 Aug 2016

      1. Bat Walks @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        Wrap up warm and get your comfortable boots on! Our Warden Darren will show you the bat haunts on the Tyntesfield estate by torchlight – don’t forget yours!

        Times vary depending on time of…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        17 Aug 2016 To 17 Aug 2016

      2. Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

        Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        Explore the wider Tyntesfield estate by following the parameter wall around the 540 acre estate. Discover rarely told tales and tread un-trodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.

        The…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        20 Aug 2016 To 20 Aug 2016

      3. Live from the Lawn @ Tyntesfield

        Live From The Lawn @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        Now in its third year, Tyntesfield’s very own mini music festival will be showcasing amazing upcoming bands, Bristol based performers and artists from further afield. Live from the Lawn truly gets…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        27 Aug 2016 To 29 Aug 2016

      4. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

        Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        28 Aug 2016 To 28 Aug 2016

      5. Peter Pan with the Chapterhouse Theatre Company @ Tyntesfield

        Peter Pan With The Chapterhouse Theatre Company @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        Chapterhouse Theatre Company present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up.

        Join Wendy, Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter, far away on the magical…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        3 Sep 2016 To 3 Sep 2016

      6. Big Bird Bonanza at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

        Big Bird Bonanza At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

        Wraxall, Bristol

        This day is dedicated to our feathered friends and will raise awareness for International Vulture Awareness Day which is celebrated around the world on Saturday 3rd September.

        Look out for a…

        Venue

        Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

        From:
        10 Sep 2016 To 10 Sep 2016

      7. Corde di Gioia ‘Strings of Joy’ concert in the House @ Tyntesfield

        Corde Di Gioia ‘Strings Of Joy’ Concert In The House @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        From Bath Abbey to St Petersburg, Danish trio Strings of Joy have played to the world, and will now be taking time out of their UK tour to perform at Tyntesfield.

        £16 per person (includes light…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        17 Sep 2016 To 17 Sep 2016

      8. Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

        Boundary Walks @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        Explore the wider Tyntesfield estate by following the parameter wall around the 540 acre estate. Discover rarely told tales and tread un-trodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.

        The…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        17 Sep 2016 To 17 Sep 2016

      9. World Rhino Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

        World Rhino Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

        Wraxall, Bristol

        We’ll spend the day raising awareness about the plight of rhinos in the wild.

        Join us for fun activities all focused on these big and beautiful creatures!

        Venue

        Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

        From:
        24 Sep 2016 To 24 Sep 2016

      10. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

        Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

        Wraxall

        We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

        Venue

        National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

        From:
        25 Sep 2016 To 25 Sep 2016
        1. Introduction to Green Woodworking @ Tyntesfield

          Introduction To Green Woodworking @ Tyntesfield

          Wraxall

          Learn the basics of green woodworking under the expert guidance of the North Somerset Bodgers. You’ll cleave and turn some items to take home with you using timber from the Tyntesfield estate.

          Using…

          Venue

          National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

          From:
          16 Oct 2016 To 16 Oct 2016

        2. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

          Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

          Wraxall

          We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

          Venue

          National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

          From:
          23 Oct 2016 To 23 Oct 2016

        3. Pumpkin Fun Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

          Pumpkin Fun Day At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

          Wraxall, Bristol

          Pumpkins don’t have to be scary!

          Join us for a fun week of country and pumpkin themed activities this half term.

          Venue

          Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

          From:
          24 Oct 2016 To 29 Oct 2016

        4. Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

          Trust 10 @ Tyntesfield

          Wraxall

          We have a devised a 5k 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield. This involves some ups and downs and with views across the valley you may have your breath taken away in more ways…

          Venue

          National Trust – Tyntesfield , North Somerset

          From:
          27 Nov 2016 To 27 Nov 2016

        5. Christmas Nativity Plays at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

          Christmas Nativity Plays At Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm

          Wraxall, Bristol

          Enjoy a live action Christmas Nativity Play featuring live animals and a real baby!

          Venue

          Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, North Somerset

          From:
          3 Dec 2016 To 3 Dec 2016
          From:
          10 Dec 2016 To 10 Dec 2016
          From:
          17 Dec 2016 To 17 Dec 2016

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