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June 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 30 May - Sun 02 July
11am
Fairy Tale Trail

Family focused.  Find the missing letter to make a word. This is a self-led trail and will take approximately one hour to complete.  There is an adventurous pushcahir route available.

Once up on a time at Ninesprings Hansel and Gretel went into the woods to find their fairy friends. They have left a trail of breadcrumbs for you to follow.

Cost £1 per sheet.


Yeovil Country Park Brunswick Street Yeovil BA20 1QZTelephone: 01935 462781
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Wed 28 June
19:30
On Wings of Song: Music to celebrate our feathered friends

The concert will be directed by Peter Parshall, and will include music by a wide variety of composers, British and European; including music by Thomas Vautor, Thomas Weelkes, Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Thomas Morley.  There will also be solos sung by members of the choir, and an organ solo played by our Musical Director.

Blackbird | Bluebird | Cuckoo | Falcon | Lark | Nightingale | Owl | Quail | Swan | Swallow | Thrush | Turtle Dove

Thomas Vautor: | Charles Villiers Stanford | Jacques Arcadelt | John Bartlet | Thomas Weelkes | John Mundy | Johannes Brahms | Felix Mendelssohn | Kellow John Pye | Thomas Morley | Benjamin Cooke | Henry Purcell | trad Newfoundland, arr Patrick O'Shea | trad English, arr Ralph Vaughan Williams | trad Irish, arr John Vine

Tickets £10 | Refreshments will be served after the concert.


St Andrew's Church, Preston Grove, Yeovil BA20 2BQContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425383
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July 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 30 May - Sun 02 July
11am
Fairy Tale Trail

Family focused.  Find the missing letter to make a word. This is a self-led trail and will take approximately one hour to complete.  There is an adventurous pushcahir route available.

Once up on a time at Ninesprings Hansel and Gretel went into the woods to find their fairy friends. They have left a trail of breadcrumbs for you to follow.

Cost £1 per sheet.


Yeovil Country Park Brunswick Street Yeovil BA20 1QZTelephone: 01935 462781
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Sat 01 July
5pm until 1am
CokerFest 2017

The beautiful grounds at Longlands, with sprawling lawns and rising bank form a natural amphitheatre and a perfect setting for CokerFest.

Tickets cost £15 on the gate, cheaper ticket online in advance from the website.


Longlands, Longlands Lane East Coker BA22 9HNTelephone: 01935 462781
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Mon 03 July
12.50-15.30 and 16.30-18.45
Blood Donation Session

NHS Blood and Transplant aim to collect 6,000 units of blood every day but we are still trying to fill appointments at the following session. Blood is needed for treating a variety of illnesses and conditions as well as sudden trauma from accidents and emergencies so we greatly appreciate every donation.

Just one donation can save and improve up to three lives so it would be fantastic if you could sign up and book on the the next session in your local area.

 

You can also download the free NHSGiveBlood app today. 


Yeovil Community Church The Gateway, Addlewell Lane, Yeovil, BA20 1QNContact: NHS Blood and Transplant
Telephone: 0300 123 2323
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Mon 03 JulyWoodland Storytelling for Pre School Children

Join in with games and activities as we enjoy traditional and popular stories. We go along rough and bumpy tracks
and up steep slopes, pushcahirs welcome if they car manage the terrain.

Booking required. Cost £2 per child.  All children must be accompanied by an adult - accompanying adult free


Yeovil Country Park Brunswick Street Yeovil BA20 1QZGo to website
Sat 08 July
7.30pm
Bath Gilbert and Sullivan Society

An hour of songs from several operas and a fully costumed performance of 'Trial by Jury' by Bath Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

Tickets £12 on he door, £10 in advance from Martock News, or Martock Gallery.


Martock Church Martock TA12 6JLTelephone: 01935 822706
Sat 08 July
Open 9am - 5pm
RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day

Spectacular military airshow celebrating its 70th anniversary. An action-packed family day out with thrilling flying displays and plenty of ground attractions.

For more information please visit the website.


RNAS Yeovilton Ilchester Yeovil BA22 8HTTelephone: 0330 1003654
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Sun 09 July
3:00 pm
Tea by the Lake

An afternoon of popular music from hte shows operas and operetts including a cream tea by the Lake.

£12 including a cream tea


Haselbury MillContact: victoria poole
Telephone: 01935 709157
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Sat 15 July - Sun 16 July
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercars Show

The great South West charity car show at Sherborne Castle.

Now a 2-day weekend event and regarded as one of the premier classic and supercars show in the south of England. 2000 cars on display from chain driven monsters to the latest supercars.  With 30 car clubs, trade, craft and autojumble stands, and excellent food outlets, this is a day for both the enthusiast and family alike. Visit the website. 

Also Motors from the 1920’s through to the early 2000’s are going under the hammer at the Charterhouse Auction being held in a marquee in the beautiful grounds of Sherborne Castle on Sunday 16th July.


To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.



Charterhouse Auction of Cars
Sherborne Castle, Dorset. DT9 5NRContact: Classics at the Castle
Telephone: 07769 114211
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Sat 15 July - Sun 16 July
9am to 6pm
The Yeovil Show

EARLYBIRD TICKETS £10 per person - available online until 1st June.  

ADVANCE TICKETS £12 per person SHOW DAY TICKETS £15 per person Children 15 years of age and under - FREE OF CHARGE Car Parking - FREE OF CHARGE


Yeovil Showground Barwick Yeovil BA22 9TATelephone: 01935 462781
Fri 28 JulyCharterhouse Auction of Pictures, Books and Maps

A small collection of oil paintings by Fred Yates, one of Cornwall’s best loved artists, are going under the Charterhouse hammer and are expected to sell for thousands of pounds.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full article.


Fred Yates - Pictures
Long Street Salerooms SherborneContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sat 29 July - Sun 30 July
7.30pm (29th) 2.30pm & 7.30pm (30th)
The Last Five Years - Musical

Starring yeovil born west end actors Jonny Purchase and Samantha Dorsey, this reverse chronological musical focuses on the five year relationship of a pair that are on the rise and fall of their careers.


Yeovil College Main HallContact: Jonny Purchase
Telephone: www.ticketsource.co.uk/lastfiveyears-yeovil
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Sat 29 July
10am-4pm
12th Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car/Bike ShowTaste and buy some of the best food and drink

Taste and buy some of the best food and drink on offer from local producers.  Barbecued Hamburgers and Sausages, refreshments, icecream, beer and cider will be here!

There will be entertainment for the children.  It is a day NOT to be missed.

Proceeds will go to Leigh Village Hall, The Hub Yeovil and St Andrew's Church Leigh.

It will be opened by Sue and Graham Fudge - former owners of Thomas J Fudge's Remarkable Bakery.
Adults £2, children under 15 Free.   Sponsored by Greenslade Taylor Hunt


Leigh Village Hall, DT9 6HLContact: Elizabeth Turnbull
Telephone: 01935873846
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August 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 04 August
10-12
Firestarters

Family focused Event.

In this session we collect our wood and then learn how to build a fire using flint and steel, bow drill and fire steels. it takes time, patience and perspiration - are you up for the challenge.  Free Event


Ham Hill Country Park Sub Hamdon TA14 6RWTelephone: 01935 462781
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Fri 18 August
10am-12noon
Grand Designs

This is the ultimate in den building. Not just twigs and sticks but layers of building, one over the other, finishing if off with a beautiful bracken roof.

It will look fantastic but can it withstand the ranger's challenge? If you can you will receive your reward of toasting marshallows on the fire.

Costs £5 per child. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult - accompanying adult free Booking required - 24 Max.


Ham Hill Country Park Stoke Sub Hamdon TA14 6RWTelephone: 01935 462781
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Wed 23 August
8-10pm
Bat Walk

We will use bat detectors to seek them out and listen to them feeding in the night skies. Bring a torch and wear some warm clothing to make it an evening to remember.

Adults £7 Child £5.  Bookings are required.


Ham Hill Country Park Stoke Sub Hamdon TA14 6RWTelephone: 01935 462781
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Thu 24 August - Mon 28 August
From 8am. Daily
Great Dorset Steam Fair

If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you'll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside.

The Great Dorset Steam Fair is a typically British event offering a unique blend of nostalgia and entertainment. Come and soak up the special festival atmosphere whether as a day visitor or taking in the full five days by camping on site. There is no other event like it anywhere in the world which is why over 200,000 visitors attend each year both from the UK and from all over the World!


Tarrant Hinton Blandford Forum Dorset DT11 8JATelephone: 01258 860361
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Fri 25 August
10-12pm
The Wild Cafe

We will take you on a journey to show you where and what to collect and then take you to our outdoor restaurant where you will try our wild food.

Costs £5 Booking required Children under 8 need accompanying adult who is free.


Ham Hill Country Park Stoke Sub Hamdon TA14 6RWTelephone: 01935 462781
September 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 23 September - Sun 08 OctoberSomerset Art Weeks

Somerset Art Weeks is an annual countywide celebration of the variety and quality of contemporary visual art that can be found in Somerset.  Since its inception in 1994, it has become an important event in Somerset's calendar delighting art lovers from near and far.

Please click on the website for more information.


Various VenuesTelephone: 01458 253800
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October 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 23 September - Sun 08 OctoberSomerset Art Weeks

Somerset Art Weeks is an annual countywide celebration of the variety and quality of contemporary visual art that can be found in Somerset.  Since its inception in 1994, it has become an important event in Somerset's calendar delighting art lovers from near and far.

Please click on the website for more information.


Various VenuesTelephone: 01458 253800
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