Carnivals around Somerset

Somerset is the carnival county! There are dozens of spectacular illuminated carnivals, and similar events, every year, and between them they add up to the best show of their kind in the world. It’s a great evening out for all the family.  The highlight of the whole year is the November Guy Fawkes Carnivals, and … Read more

Wincanton Racecourse

Wincanton Racecourse hosts 17 fixtures of quality jump racing from October through to May including a number of Premier Days and Special Events:   Badger Ales Raceday – Saturday 9th November 2013   Boxing Day Raceday – Thursday 26th December 2013   Kingwell Hurdle Raceday – Saturday 15th February 2014   Raceday – Wednesday 26th February 2014   Raceday  – Thursday 6th March 2014 As well as watching the excellent … Read more

Lowland Games at Thorney Lakes – July

Started in 1984 by the England family and friends, the Lowland Games is still going strong 29 years later. This year’s events will be as much fun for the audience as they are for the participants and will guarantee enjoyment for everyone. People flock to the Lowland Games for all the fun and frolics to be had in … Read more

Somerset Steam and Country Show – July

Celebrating Steam & Vintage Transportation in the West Country 20 working Steam Traction Engines Live Steam Models  –  Vintage and Classic Cars Commercials and Motor Cycles  –  Working Vintage Tractors Stationary Engines  –  Model Tent Military Vehicles  –  Steam Ploughing Large Market and Craft section  –  Licensed bar and refreshments Fun Fair and children’s rides … Read more

Somerton Summer Arts Festival – July

Entertainment and fun for all the family For just over a week every July Somerton has a Festival. During this week we try to include as many types of music and entertainment as we can. http://www.somerton.co.uk/page/280

Langport Walking Festival – June

Two day walking festival in Langport Start: 42k from 07.30; runners 42k 08.30;; 20k from 08.30; 10/5k from 11.00 (all to finish by 18.00) Route: Each day, from The Angel, Bow Street, Langport Different routes each day across the Somerset Levels, Bowden and Ham Hills around Langport and its parishes

Royal Bath & West Show – May / June

The Royal Bath & West Show is a true celebration of rural life with a wealth of attractions, exhibits, demonstrations and activities to entertain and educate young and old alike. This website contains dedicated sections detailing the family and animal based attractions on offer at the Show. Below we have picked out ‘the best of … Read more

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day – July

With crowds flocking in their tens of thousands to the Somerset base, the Fleet Air Arm excelled by providing a day to remember for generations to come. The Show opened with a regular crowd-pleaser as the Red Arrows took centre stage and impressed the onlookers with their mastery of the air. “Teamwork” was the theme … Read more

Ham Hill Fayre – September

Ham Hill Fayre where there will be plenty of opportunities for people to get involved with heritage and countryside at this fantastic Iron Age site. The Ham Hill Fayre offers a fun day out for all the family. From 11am, you can take advantage of the wide range of activities on offer from hands on … Read more