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Summer Sculptures
Exhibition by West Country sculptors in the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey

1st July to 1st October 2017

Open daily:*
July & August 9am - 8pm
September & October 9am - 6pm

Exhibition included in admission charge

*opening times can be subject to change. For further details please call 01458832267

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Alcantara - beyond the Wells - Exhibition
Bridging cultures with music and art

Peter Lawrence (Somerset Artist) and Zeina Barhoum (Jordanian artist and Soprano)

Exhibition of paintings of Wells, Somerset, Europe and Jordan with ethos of building bridges (Alcantara), rather than walls.

The paintings are included in a hardcover book along with prose and poetry written by people from Somerset and the Levant region. The book will entertain whilst provoking thought about the long standing bridges of friendship and responsibility.

Exhibition from 28th October to 31st January 2018
Daily 10am to 4pm
Exhibition Room, Bishop's Palace, Wells
Entry is included in standard admission

http://peterlawrence.uk & http://zeinabarhoum.com

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Circuit of Bath Walk
24th September 2017

in aid of Julian House

The Circuit of Bath Walk is a spectacular event which takes in some of Bath's most beautiful near countryside. Participants will not only enjoy a great day out, they'll also give a welcome boost to the work of Julian House. 2 miles or up to 20 miles, walkers make the choice, thanks to the the unique shuttle bus service which will run between the checkpoints.

please check out our website for further details

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Frome - Merlin Theatre - Bath Male Choir
24th September 2017

Merlin Theatre, Frome, Bath Road, Frome, BA11 2HG

time 7.30pm

Tickets Adults £12.50 Conc £8.50

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Wells Community Choir
25th September 2017

Meet on Mondays at 10 - 11.30am in Wells Town Hall.

All are welcome, we sing songs in parts from around the world, all taught by ear, no experience necessary just a desire to sing

For more details call Eliza Wylie 01749 871086 

Wells - Classical Music
25th September 2017

Cedars Hall
Piano Masters 1: Benjamin Grosvenor plays Back, Brahms, Debussy and Ravel.

Tickets from £14

FREE for 25's and under

Box office 01749 34483

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Wells - Stone Age Talk
25th September 2017

Geek Week: Lecture "Hands On" ith archaelogist Jessye Aggleton.

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Bristol based forensic archaelogist uses scanning and imaging technology on Neanderthal fossil hands and their modern human equivalent to work out what they were capable of doing.

Tickets £5

FREE for 25's and under
Box Office: 01749834483

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Shepton Area - Men's Shed
26th September 2017

Fancy getting out of the house once a week?
Doing something enjoyable...interesting....even useful?
Spanner or screwdriver? Paintbrush or computer? Head or hands?

Come along to the new Shepton Area Men's Shed

10am to 12 noon

At Barley house (Somerset Care & Repair premises)
Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE

Dinder - Scottish Country Dancing
26th September 2017

Dinder Village Hall
Every Tuesday

7.30 - 9.30pm

All abilities, no need to have a partner, no need to have a partner, fund and good company.

All welcome - just turn up

Contact Myra Dale for details 01749 346243

Glastonbury - Forget Me Not Club
26th September 2017

Glastonbury Town Hall

2pm

£3 joining fee and 50p week thereafter

Over 60's club with weekly raffle and refreshments available

For more information call 01458832526

Wells Creative Writing Group
26th September 2017

Wells Library every Tuesday from 10.30 - 12.30

No experience needed

£2.50 per session

Details 01749 670875 or rosinathomas48@gmail.com

Wells - SPA Single Social Club
26th September 2017

Meet at The Tramways, West Street, Wells

8pm

email: spasocialgroup@gmail.com or view at www.spasinglesocialgroup.co.uk

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Wells - Stamp Collecting Meeting
26th September 2017

City of Wells Philatelic Society meeting at 7.30pm
Town Hall

Somerset and Dorset Federation Competitions

2-5pm set and judging 7-9pm

Entrants present to club

FFI: 01749679226 

Wells - Talk on Wildlife
26th September 2017

Somerset Wildlife Trust

7pm to 9pm

Talk: Keward Brook; its History, Wildlife and potential by local Egology expert Shaun Plenty.

Wells Museum (enter via side entrance off Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE.
Full Disabled Access.
Doors open at 7pm fro 7.30pm start.
Admission £2.50 SWT members, £3 non member 

Travestees Comedy Club - New Season
27th September 2017

A City Club in the Heart of the countryside

Adam Bloom
Fern Brady
Olaf Falafel
Troy Hawke

at Tor Leisure Centre, Glastonbury
Doors 7.30pm (show starts at 8pm) £10

Travestees Reserve the right to change the line up at any time

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Croscombe Drumming Group
27th September 2017

Mendip all Drummers djembe hand-drumming community group meet every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm at Croscombe Village Hall, Fayreway, Croscombe 

Contact Charles on 07881304609 or email charles.johnson72@aol.co.uk for info

Bach Complete Organ Works - Recital 17
28th September 2017

The Seveneenth in a series of bi-monthly organ recitals surveying the complete organ works of J S Bach over 6 years, played by Matthew Owens (Organist and Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral)

1.05- 1.40pm in the Quire of Wells Cathedral

Admission Free
Retiring collection for Wells Cathedral Music

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Bath Children's Literature Festival
29th September 2017

featuring: Miranda Hart, Liz Pichon, Julia Donaldson, Ade Edmondson, Cressida Cowell, Nadiya Hussain, Jacqueline Wilson, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, David Baddiel plus many more

Friday 29 September to Sunday 8 October 2017

Tickets on sale - box office 01225463362

Shepton Mallet Tourist Information Centre has brochures - so pop in to collect, as there are so many activities going on during the festival

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Friday - Shepton Mallet Market
29th September 2017

 Within the heart of Shepton Mallet surrounding the market cross

9am to 2pm

Great selection of vegetables, vegetable plants, artisan chesses, fish, pet supplies and much more.

for more information contact: neighbourhoodservices@mendip.gov.uk or 0300 303 8588.

Traces Revealed - Artwork in cloth, tile and clay
30th September 2017

Glastonbury Abbey, Magdalene Street, Somerset BA6 9EL

30th September 2017 to 2018

Open Daily 9am - 6pm
November to January 9am to 4pm

Exhibition included in admission charge

Closing times may vary due to special events
For details visit website

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Somerset Moviola in association with Doulting Social Group proudly presents
30th September 2017

Viceroy's House (12A)

starring Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson - Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, is tasked with overseeing British India's transition to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

in Doulting Village Hall at 7.30PM

Doors open at 7pm

Tickets £5 (in advance) or £6 (on the door)
Cash only - available from Jan 01749880731, Nova on 01749880288, Debi on 01749880420 or Matt on 07540721970

Licensed Bar open for drinks and snacks - Ice cream - Feel free to bring your own cushion!

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Banwell Bone Caves Geology Tours
30th September 2017

2pm - 5pm

£15 per person - children free - please book

Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre
01749840156 or gill@earthsciencecentre.org.uk

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60's Top of the Pops
1st October 2017

It's Sunday Night - It's October 1st and its 60's Top of the Pops

featuring 2 groups with No1 hits:

Union Gap - "Young Girl"
Edison Lighthouse - "Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes"
with special guest star - Ben Evans
(Frankie Valli from "Jersey Boys")

Add on 40 of the greatest hits from the 60's

Oh, what a night!!

Tickets £17.50
Starts at 7pm

Box Office; 01458 442846

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Shepton Area - Men's Shed
3rd October 2017

 Fancy getting out of the house once a week?
Doing something enjoyable...interesting....even useful?
Spanner or screwdriver? Paintbrush or computer? Head or hands?

Come along to the new Shepton Area Men's Shed

10am to 12 noon

At Barley house (Somerset Care & Repair premises)
Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE

Drystone walling at Black Rock Gate, Cheddar
4th October 2017

10am - 3pm

need to book

Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

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Scrub clearance on limestone grassland at Bubwith Acres, Cheddar
4th October 2017

10am - 3pm

Book: neil.watson@somersetwildlife.org or tel 01823652471

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Scrub clearance on Draycott Sleights SWT reserve near Cheddar
5th October 2017

 10.30 - to 3pm

book neil.watson@somersetwildlife.org. or tel 01823652471

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Whatley Quarry Tours from SESC, Stoke St Michael
5th October 2017

10am - 12 noon
or
2pm - 4pm 

Need to Book as limited places

Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

£5 per person - 16+years

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Shepton Mallet U3A
5th October 2017

Monthly speaker meetings at the The Council Chamber, Mendip District Council Offices

All meetings start at 10.30am
Admission: Members £1.50 - Guests £2.50

Jenny Kane - "The Perfect Blend"

Jenny will speak about life as an author of contemporary romatic friction and children's fiction.

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Friday - Shepton Mallet Market
6th October 2017

Within the heart of Shepton Mallet surrounding the market cross

9am to 2pm

Great selection of vegetables, vegetable plants, artisan chesses, fish, pet supplies and much more.

for more information contact: neighbourhoodservices@mendip.gov.uk or 0300 303 8588.  

Ugly Bug Ball - Secret World's 25th Silver Anniversary
7th October 2017

Webbington Hotel, Loxton, BS26 2XA

Tickets £40

6.30pm to 1am

Live music from Area 52
Three Course Meal
Casino and cabaret

Dress code: Fancy Dress or black tie (there will be a prize for the best fancy dress)

Bookings for table of 10 receives 2 free bottles of wine
To book accommodation please contact Webbington Hotel 01934750100

Please contact pauline.kidner@secretworld.org or 01278783250

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Hot Fuzz Film Location Tour in Wells
7th October 2017

See all the key film locations in Sandford
Follow in the footsteps of Nicholas Angel (or should that be Angle?)

at 1pm

leaving the Crown, Market Place, Wells

£6 per person (under 16's £2)

for more information contact Wells Walking Tours on 01749672438/07961159122 or visit our website

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Let the festival beGIN!!
7th October 2017

The Rolling Cocktail Company present "Let the festival beGIN!!"

5 - 9 pm

A festival of all things Gin to tick off the 2017 Wells Food Festival.

Recreation Ground Marquee, Wells, BA5 1US

Local, artisan producers, gin quizzes, cocktails, cake, truffles, live music and MUCH more.

Ticket includes premium choice of G&T, Jam Jar Glass and Tote Bag - £15 book now at:

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One World Fair
7th October 2017

Wells Town Hall

10am to 4pm

Charity stalls with items to buy
Global issues and campaigns to discuss
Live music
Lunch and refreshments

Help make our world a better place

Knitting and Felting Fossils Workshop at SESC, Stoke St Michael
7th October 2017

10am to 3pm

Adults/children over 10+years - £10 per person

Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk 

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Wells Food Festival - 5th Year
8th October 2017

Hottest Yet!!

10.30 to 4.30pm

150 Artisan food stalls
Tasty Talks
Charlie Bingham's Discovery Zone
Morrisons Children's Zone
Artisan Market and Street Food
Local Artisan Craftsmen - in Town Hall

Food & fun for the whole family

Great food and drink
The big food event of the Year

free entry

Pop into SMTIC for flyer/or brochure on programme for the day and list of exhibitors

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Walton's Facade and Eggs or Anarchy?
8th October 2017

Masterchef food critic and writer William Sitwell narrates his great-aunt's Entertainment with BBC Radio 4 newsreader Zeb Soanes, as well as the world premiere of a new music-theatre work based on his award-winning book about Lord Woolton and the wartime Ministry of Food, Eggs or Anarchy.

Tickets £14 - £23
Free for 25's and under
Book online or call 01749834483

Cedars Hall, The Liberty, Wells BA5 2ST

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Harvest Festival - St Peter's Evercreech
8th October 2017

St Peter's in Evercreech is holding a Full Choral Evensong with a Harvest theme
sung by the Choir of Wells Cathedral, conducted by Matthew Owens.

3pm

There will be afternoon tea afterwards.

Halecombe Quarry Geology Tour with SESC, Stoke St Michael
9th October 2017

1pm to 3.30pm

For 16+years

£5 per person

please book as limited places - Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk 

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Shepton Area - Men's Shed
10th October 2017

 Fancy getting out of the house once a week?
Doing something enjoyable...interesting....even useful?
Spanner or screwdriver? Paintbrush or computer? Head or hands?

Come along to the new Shepton Area Men's Shed starting on
Tuesday 12th September

10am to 12 noon

At Barley house (Somerset Care & Repair premises)
Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE

Asham Disused Quarry Botany and Geology Walk with SESC
10th October 2017

1pm to 3pm

Nr Frome

please book - Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

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Jazz Night at Shepton Brasserie with Graham Dent Trio
10th October 2017

Shepton Brasserie is holding a Jazz Night with Graham Dent Trio

7.30pm
Booking essential

please visit their website for menu

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SHEPTON MALLET LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
11th October 2017

Meetings are at 7.30pm at The Salvation Army BA4 5BU

The nearest car park is Cooks Car Park off Old Market Road next to Haskins Car Park Exit

Phil Jenkins: "Enigma, Bletchley and the Hunt for Hitler's Rockets" which allows Phil to go through the V-1 and V-2 uses of Enigma decrypts. Not technical.


Annual Membership: 8 plus 1 per meeting.
Non Members: 3 per meeting

Free refreshments at about 9pm

Invitation to View - Old Bowlish House
11th October 2017

Guided Tour of Old Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet

"Invitation to View" is a unique scheme whereby people can visit any of 90 properties spread over 20 counties. Most are privately owned houses, rarely open to individual visitors, and many are family homes where guests are shown around by the owner. Book your tour at www.invitationtoview.co.uk or ring 01284827087 for a brochure

Tickets must be booked in advance by ringing the booking line 01206573948 or via our website

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Gerry Cottle's Magic Circus
11th-15th October 2017

Shepton Mallet - Wed 11th Oct - Sun 15th Oct

Weekdays - our show times are 5pm and 7.30pm
Sat 2pm and 5pm
Sun 15th - 2pm and 5pm

NO Show on Thur 12th Oct


Box office 0845 8355050

Grandstand £12, Vip Ringside - £14.
Concessions available

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Kettlercise - New Class
11th October 2017

New class in Doulting School Hall.

Free Taster - Booking Essential - 7 - 8 pm
St Aldhelm's, Doulting

A body transformation, toning and weight loss system, KETTLERCISE is THE single most effective fat burning exercise class out there. It's designed to reshape and sculpt the body like never before. A complete body workout, that works every major and ninor muscle group.

8 week course runs from Wednesday 25th October to 20th December 7-8pm

Pre-book rate £40 for the course, or £6 per class* (*Booking in advance is essential to ensure there is sufficient space and kettlebells.)

for more information and to book the free taster session please contact Lesley on 07814360016 or email lesleyhooper@hotmail.com

Somerset Geology Group Open Meeting and Field Visit to Tedbury Camp Local Geo Site
11th October 2017

11am to 4pm

SECS, Stoke St Michael

Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

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Music in Wells Cathedral 2017
12th October 2017

Lunchtime Organ Recital

1.05pm - 1.40pm

Thomas Corns
Director of Music, Sheffield Cathedral
In the Quire of Wells Cathedral

Retiring collection in aid of Cathedral Music

 

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Shepton Mallet Food Crawl
12th October 2017

Chamber of Commerce invite you to purchase a ticket for their "food crawl" around Shepton Mallet Eateries

Initial meeting point at The Bell for drinks 6.30pm for 7pm start.

Crawl around Shepton's fanastic Town Centre venues at your own pace, sampling delicious dishes from well-known and undiscovered eateries. We understand there will be a vegetarian option at each venue.

Tickets only £20 per person - limited tickets available.

Venues: Amigos, La Tavolo D'Oro, Shepton Brasserie,
O relogio, The Bell and The Shrubbery

Tickets available from the Tourist Information and Heritage Centre - 01749 345258

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Friday - Shepton Mallet Market
13th October 2017

 Within the heart of Shepton Mallet surrounding the market cross

9am to 2pm

Great selection of vegetables, vegetable plants, artisan chesses, fish, pet supplies and much more.

for more information contact: neighbourhoodservices@mendip.gov.uk or 0300 303 8588.

Be a Chorister for a Day
14th October 2017

Wells Cathedral invites boys and girls between the ages of seven and nine to come and meet the choristers, find out about chorister life and sing at Cathedral Evensong.

for more information/details contact the Cathedral Office on 01749674483 or email at musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

A. J's Big Band
14th October 2017

Featuring a special tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

from the Big Band Classics from the Glenn Miller era

Swinging arrangements - Cool vocals - Great entertainment

7.30pm
Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre
Tickets £16 - £15 concs

Tel 01823 414141

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Geocaching walk at Burrington Ham
14th October 2017

10.30am to 1pm

meet at Burrington Combe Upper Car Park.

please book - Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

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To celebrate Libraries Week
14th October 2017

Shepton Mallet Library are having a "Fun Day"
 
from 10am to 12 noon

Free Craft Activities
Entertainment
Stands
Half price DVD Hire

Refreshments courtesy of My Coffee Stop

SHEPTON MALLET SUNDAY MARKET
15th October 2017

Independent, Artisan Traders

10am - 3pm

Produce, Crafts, Gifts, Food, Drink, Music

please support your market

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Stoke St Michael Community Event - Up...Down...and around
15th October 2017

start at 11am
at the Knatchbull Arms, Stoke St Michael, BA3 5JJ 

Dust off your trainers and run it...walk it....push it!
UP the hollow...DOWN Partman's Hill....AROUND by the Church and again, and again...
As many laps as you can in an hour (each lap 1.45K)
Everyone welcome - bring your dog, bring your kids, bring your granny!

Prizes, Refreshments, Stalls
£5 early bird entry fee or £8 on the day
Everyone who completes 1 lap will get a special souvenir wristband.

PLUS Colour Run for kids at Stoke St Michael playing field. Start time 10.30am - so don't be late!! Wear a white tshirt and prepare to get messy (£1 suggested donation)

To register for Up, Down and Around /Kids Colour Run, or to book a stall (£5) please contact Al or Sarah Stewart 01749 840275 or email alunstewart69@hotmail.com.

Meditation and Self Practice Day
16th October 2017

with Jo Munroe, Reiki Master at
Hidden Treasures, 5 Commercial Road, Shepton Mallet

10am to 4pm

For anyone interested in developing self-healing tools including meditation and energy exercises based on Reiki, this nurturing day includes meditations (some lying down) and the use of crystals, colour and essences.

These meditation and self practice days are a lovely way to thoroughly relax, meet other like-minded souls and learn/revise techniques for self-healing.

Bring your own lunch (light refreshments provided), warm socks/slippers and a blanket.

No previous Reiki experience needed.

45 (10 deposit required please to secure your place)

Contact 07792831835

Shepton Area - Men's Shed
17th October 2017

 Fancy getting out of the house once a week?
Doing something enjoyable...interesting....even useful?
Spanner or screwdriver? Paintbrush or computer? Head or hands?

Come along to the new Shepton Area Men's Shed starting on
Tuesday 12th September

10am to 12 noon

At Barley house (Somerset Care & Repair premises)
Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE

Torr Works Quarry Tours with SECS, Stoke St Michael
17th October 2017

10am - 12 noon
and
2pm - 4pm

£5 per person - 16+years only

please book as limited spaces - Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk 

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Coppicing at Cheddar Woods with SWT
18th October 2017

10.30am to 3pm

please book: neil.watson@somersetwildlife.org or 01823 652471

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Tor Hills Wells - Geological Mapping Walk
18th October 2017

3.15pm to 4.45pm

Wells and Mendip Museum, Cathedral Green

please book - Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

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The Craft 4 Crafters Show
19th October 2017

Bath & West Showground
Shepton Mallet

Thursday 19th October to Saturday 21st October 2017
Doors open 10am to 5pm each day

Save 1 on all door tickets when purchased in advance - visit SMTIC nearer to the date

Door Admission 8 Adult - 7 concession - under 16's free

Free parking
Free shuttle bus service
Cafes and Restaurants

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The Craft 4 Crafters Show
19th-21st October 2017

at Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN

Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st October 2017

Open from 10am to 5pm each day

150 Craft Supply Businesses, Guilds and Groups
75+ craft workshop classes including demos and make & takes
now larger with 2 exhibitions halls

Advance Saver Tickets available from Shepton Mallet Tourist Centre

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Friday - Shepton Mallet Market
20th October 2017

Within the heart of Shepton Mallet surrounding the market cross

9am to 2pm

Great selection of vegetables, vegetable plants, artisan chesses, fish, pet supplies and much more.

for more information contact: neighbourhoodservices@mendip.gov.uk or 0300 303 8588.  

Speaking in signs; The life and Work of Otto Neurath
20th October 2017

An evening talk by Prof Michelle Henning 

7.30pm to 9pm

At The Shambles, Market House, Castle Cary BA7 7AH

Admission £5

All are welcome

Tickets from Mike Henning 01749860352 mike@henning1.plus.com

Othery - Art Lecture
21st October 2017

"History of Art: the Bigger Picture" a new lecture series presented by Joanna Cobb, MA, independent art historian and member of the Association for Art History.
Introductory lecture

7.30pm - 9.30pm
Keinton Manderville Village Hall

for more information please contact Joanna on 01458 832178 or email ericjoanna@waitrose.com

Shepton Area - Men's Shed
24th October 2017

 Fancy getting out of the house once a week?
Doing something enjoyable...interesting....even useful?
Spanner or screwdriver? Paintbrush or computer? Head or hands?

Come along to the new Shepton Area Men's Shed starting on
Tuesday 12th September

10am to 12 noon

At Barley house (Somerset Care & Repair premises)
Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE

Spooktacular at Collett Park
25th October 2017

Apple bobbing, Rat's Tails, Fancy Dress, BBQ, Splat the Rat, Bouncy Castle, and everything spooky

see website for further details nearer the time

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Family Fossil Fun and Moons Hill Quarry Tours at SESC, Stoke St Michael
25th October 2017

10am to 3pm

at Somerset Earth Science Centre, Moons Hill Quarry, Stoke St Michael, BA3 5JU

Painting fossils, making clay fossils, explore the Mendip Rocks and tour inside a working Mendip quarry to see the oldest Mendip rocks. Discvoer the "Step back in time geological trail" in the woods.

Refreshments available, bring your own lunch
Boots/waterproofs for quarry tours.

Further information available from Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk 

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Friday - Shepton Mallet Market
27th October 2017

Within the heart of Shepton Mallet surrounding the market cross

9am to 2pm

Great selection of vegetables, vegetable plants, artisan chesses, fish, pet supplies and much more.

for more information contact: neighbourhoodservices@mendip.gov.uk or 0300 303 8588.  

Fun Fossil Friday at Burnham Library with SECS
27th October 2017

10.30am to 12 noon

Family fun session, stories and learn about rocks and fossils with Somerset Earth Science Centre team.

FREE

Booking recommended email: bhmlib@somerset.gov.uk or 03001232224
 

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Fun Fossil Friday at Cheddar Library with SECS
27th October 2017

 2pm to 3.30pm

Family fun session, stories and learn about rocks and fossils ith Somerset Earth Science Centre team

FREE

Booking recommended: chelib@somerset.gov.uk or tel 03001232224

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Take That - The Ultimate Tribute
28th October 2017

Strode Theatre, Street

Direct from London's West End the Ultimate Tribute to TAKE THAT

featuring: Relight my Fire, Shine, Rule the World, Babe, Sure, It only takes a minute girl, A million love songs, Everything changes, The Flood, Patience, Never forget, Could it be magic, Back for good, Pray, Up all night, How deep is your love, Love aint here anymore and more.....

Box Office: 01458 442846

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Wells - Ghost Walk of Wells
28th October 2017

at 7pm

leaving from possibly the most haunted building in the city, The Crown, Market Place.

Adults £6 / Children £2 (must be accompanied by an adult)
For more information visit our website or phone 01749 672438 mobile 07961159122

Wells Walking Tours - helping you to get the most out of your visit to England's smallest City.

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Hot Fuzz Film Location Tour in Wells
28th October 2017

 See all the key film locations in Sandford
Follow in the footsteps of Nicholas Angel (or should that be Angle?)

at 1pm

leaving the Crown, Market Place, Wells

£6 per person (under 16's £2)

for more information contact Wells Walking Tours on 01749672438/07961159122 or visit our website

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Mendip Rocks! Festival Finale at Wells Musuem:
28th October 2017

"A Blast from the Past" Geo talks and lunch

9.30am to 4pm

please book - Queries and phone bookings to Somerset Earth Science Centre 01749840156 or email gill@earrthsciencecentre.org.uk

£15 to include ploughman's lunch 

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Shepton Area - Men's Shed
31st October 2017

Fancy getting out of the house once a week?
Doing something enjoyable...interesting....even useful?
Spanner or screwdriver? Paintbrush or computer? Head or hands?

Come along to the new Shepton Area Men's Shed

10am to 12 noon

At Barley house (Somerset Care & Repair premises)
Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE

Oh What A Night - The New Jersey Boys
2nd November 2017

The music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons plus a tribute to Showaddywaddy

A Family show playing to sell out audiences and standing ovations

7.30pm

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre
Tickets £19 / £18 concs
Tel 01823414141

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SHEPTON MALLET LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
8th November 2017

Meetings are at 7.30pm at The Salvation Army BA4 5BU

The nearest car park is Cooks Car Park off Old Market Road next to Haskins Car Park Exit

AGM ''Bondage'' by Sarah Villiers


Annual Membership: 8 plus 1 per meeting.
Non Members: 3 per meeting

Free refreshments at about 9pm

Shepton Mallet U3A
9th November 2017

Monthly speaker meetings at the The Council Chamber, Mendip District Council Offices

All meetings start at 10.30am
Admission: Members £1.50 - Guests £2.50

Ben Kane - "Hadrian's Wall"

Ben will give a talk and slideshow on his walk along Hadrian's Wall.

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ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & COLLECTORS FAIR IN THE WEST COUNTRY
10th November 2017

Friday 10 November to Sunday 12 November 2017

Royal Bath & West Showground
BA4 6QN

Fri - 12 noon - 5pm 10 (Fri ticket allows entry Sat & Sun)
Sat - 9am - 5pm 5
Sun - 10am - 4pm - 5

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Fundraising Dinner for Family Counselling Trust
11th November 2017

The Swan Hotel in Wells is hosting a special fundraising dinner for the Family Counselling Trust

The event which will feature a fund raising auction and raffle, starts at 7pm and includes a 3 course dinner with coffee.

Children and adolescents may experience a range of difficulties in growing up. Sometimes these are related to family relationship issues, school or peer pressures. The Family Counselling Trust offers a grant-supported service for children, adolescents and families where there are emotional, behavioural or other mental health problems. The Trust is available in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. Funds are raised through subscriptions from private individuals, special fund-raising events such as this or donations from charitable trusts.

Tickets are priced at £30 per person are available from Zoe at the Swan Hotel on 01749 836300.

Guests will be seated at tables of 8. Special diets are catered for separately.


http://www.familycounsellingtrust.org/

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Shepton Mallet Carnival
15th November 2017

It's a magical experience, come along and enjoy this free event.

SHEPTON MALLET SUNDAY MARKET
19th November 2017

Independent, Artisan Traders

10am - 3pm

Produce, Crafts, Gifts, Food, Drink, Music

please support your market

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Westcountry Christmas Equine Fair 2017
2nd-3rd December 2017

9am to 5pm at

Westpoint Centre, Clyst St Mary, Exeter

Indoor Arena
Beta Equestrain Knowledge Zone
Breed Village and Heavy Horse Area
Shopping Village - over 200 companies all indoors in 2 halls.

visit their website for more details and prices

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Shepton Mallet U3A
7th December 2017

Monthly speaker meetings at the The Council Chamber, Mendip District Council Offices

All meetings start at 10.30am
Admission: Members £1.50 - Guests £2.50

Tim Lewis - The Greatest Story Ever Told

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Jack & the Beanstalk Pantomine - Bridgwater
9th December 2017

Reamba Productions and Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre presents

Jack & the Beanstalk -Family pantomine adventure

9th - 23rd December 2017

Box Office - 01823414141

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SHEPTON MALLET LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
13th December 2017

Meetings are at 7.30pm at The Salvation Army BA4 5BU

The nearest car park is Cooks Car Park off Old Market Road next to Haskins Car Park Exit

Peter Tinney: ''Childhood Reflections'' to put us in the Christmas mood

Annual Membership: 8 plus 1 per meeting.
Non Members: 3 per meeting

Free refreshments at about 9pm

Christmas Market at Collett Park
16th December 2017

Santa's Grotto, All Day Hot Food, Bouncy Castle, and much more at our stocking filler market

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SHEPTON MALLET SUNDAY MARKET
17th December 2017

Independent, Artisan Traders

10am - 3pm

Produce, Crafts, Gifts, Food, Drink, Music

please support your market

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Invitation to View - Old Bowlish House
20th December 2017

Guided Tour of Old Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet

"Invitation to View" is a unique scheme whereby people can visit any of 90 properties spread over 20 counties. Most are privately owned houses, rarely open to individual visitors, and many are family homes where guests are shown around by the owner. Book your tour at www.invitationtoview.co.uk or ring 01284827087 for a brochure

Tickets must be booked in advance by ringing the booking line 01206573948 or via our website

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Carols and Christmas Music by Candlelight
20th-21st December 2017

Wells Cathedral Choir
Jenny Cole (organ)
Matthew Owens (conductor)

Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21 December at 7pm
in Wells Cathedral

Tickets £15 - £30
available from Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office 01749672773 or at the door

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A Gala Night of Carol with Tim Pitman
20th December 2017

Shepton Brasserie - hold a Gala Night with local tenor Tim Pitman

from 7pm

£39.50 per person
Booking essential
Deposit Required

please visit their website for menu 

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Lantern Festival - Shepton Mallet
23rd December 2017

2017 parade

A fabulous illuminated parade from Collett Park to the Market Place

Gather at the Bandstand at 6pm

This year - 6 lantern making workshops in December:
Saturdays & Sundays 10am to 4pm - 2rd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, & 16th, 17th

2 for basic materials kit
Children under 16 must be supervised

Paul Street Community Centre - Paul Street, Shepton Mallet

please note that this year there is NO workshop on the day of the parade

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SHEPTON MALLET LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
10th January 2018

Meetings are at 7.30pm at The Salvation Army BA4 5BU

The nearest car park is Cooks Car Park off Old Market Road next to Haskins Car Park Exit

Julia Wood, Wells Museum. Interesting records and artefacts from this area.

Annual Membership: 8 plus 1 per meeting.
Non Members: 3 per meeting

Free refreshments at about 9pm

Snowdrop Festival 2018 - Shepton Mallet
16th-18th February 2018

A festival for the whole community

Shepton Mallet bursts into life after winter to celebrate its own "Snowdrop King" and this lovely flower

Snowdrops in bloom around the town, and for sale in the Market Square, shop window displays, poetry and photography, arts and crafts. A celebratory walk , tea and cake - a great weekend for everone to enjoy.

Be part of it - spread the word - visit our website/facebook, follow us on Instagram

An initiative of the Shepton Mallet Horticultural Society (a non for profit community group)

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