What’s on in Somerset

Heaps more ideas for great things to do locally on the What’s On pages of www.discoversouthsomerset.com

Model Show

The UK’s biggest Model Show returns on Saturday 2nd May and Sunday 3rd May at the Bath and West Showground, full details will be posted on their website at www.swmee.co.uk

Quantock Hills Spring Events

The Quantock Hills will be having spring events on Sunday 22nd March, Thursday 9th April and Sunday 26th April for more information and to book go to www.quantockhills.com/events/view

Great Somerset Colour Run

The Great Somerset Colour Run will take place on Sunday 14th June 2015 for St Margaret’s Hospice. You can run, walk, skip or hop the 5k route whilst an army of volunteers throw powder paint through the route. Signing up is easy either phone 01823 365613 or visit www.greatsomersetcolourrun.co.uk

East Lambrook Manor Gardens

The Early Spring Plant Fair at East Lambrook Manor Gardens makes a return on 28th March 2015 following a huge success last year. The fair is organised by East Lambrook Manor Gardens and HPS Somerset Group and will run from 10 to 4pm where 16 of the South West’s top nurseries plus East Lambrook’s own … Read more

Yeovil Half Marathon

Yeovil Half Marathon celebrate its 5th anniversary on Sunday 29th March 2015, this now annual event is becoming very popular and attracts many people into the area. If you fancy entering apply now by going to the website www.yeovilhalf.com

Tv’s Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies

Wolf Hall a new television series for the new year filmed a short distance from Withy Cottages at Montacute House and Barrington Court, National Trust properties will take centre stage in the six-part BBC dramatisation of Hilary Mantel’s critically acclaimed Wolf Hall, starring Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell and Damian Lewis as Henry VIII, and directed by Bafta-winner Peter Kosminksy.

Shakspeare Glass Blowing factory Shop

We  have a lovely, airy new workshop in Langport  opened on 21st September 2013, to coincide with the start of the Somerset Art Weeks Festival. We will have a large space from which you will be able to watch the glass blowing, a factory shop and an exhibition space for ourselves and other makers and … Read more

Glastonbury Festival (Pilton)

FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY PERFORMING ARTS

Glastonbury is a festival in need of no introduction. Being the biggest greenfield music & performing arts festival not just in the country, but in the world, Glastonbury has long since set the template for all other festivals to aspire to.