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April 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 02 February - Thu 14 MayYeovil Ukulele Club

Come along and strum and sing.  Free Entry. All welcome.

Sessions are held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:30pm.  For further information please contact me on my mobile number.


Red House YeovilContact: Yeovil Ukulele Club
Telephone: 078555 39028
Wed 11 March - Wed 29 April
, 7-30pm - 9-30pm.
Yeovil Ukulele Club

Wednesday nights are Strum and Sing-a-long.  Free entry all welcome.


The Red House, Dorchester RoadTelephone: 07855539028
Fri 17 April - Wed 22 AprilJay Millers Circus

Since first starting in 1987, Jay Millers have toured their sensational Circus productions, around the British Isles. Each year proud to be able to showcase a completely new production of talented and versatile artistes, who have been selected from the four corners of the world, for their unique and entertaining abilities.

PERFORMANCES SHOWING TIMES:
Friday at 6pm Only;
Saturday & Sunday 2pm & 5pm;
Monday & Tuesday 5pm & 7.30pm;
Wednesday at 4.30pm Only.

Free Tickets for Under 14's must be printed off and presented to the Box Office.  Click here to view the page for Free Ticket.


Showground, Dorchester Road Yeovil BA22 9TAContact: Box Office
Telephone: 07976 655180
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Sun 19 April
10:30—15:00
Toy Fair

There is free parking for 3000 cars and the hall is only a short walk from the car park and you can stop for refreshments in the, cafe or the catering van.

Over the years it has grown in size from 40 Stalls to over 300 now through advertising and word of mouth and is now one of the biggest events of it's type in the UK. Catering for all collectors, you can walk around in the wide aisles looking for those elusive models that you have always wanted, the list is endless.

Admission Prices: £3.50 per person. Early Bird from 8.30am £10.0.


Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QNContact: S Vowles
Telephone: 01373 452857
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Sat 25 April
10.45am - 4.30pm
Annual Town Criers' Competition

Town Criers and their escorts gather from all over the country at the invitation of the Mayor of Yeovil and Yeovil's Town Crier, to perform their own town cries in competition. This year marks the 21st anniversary of this popular annual event.

Yeovil Town Band provide a lunchtime musical interlude from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. Colourful and entertaining. Free entry and seating provided.


The Triangle, Yeovil Town CentreContact: Neil Gage
Telephone: 01935 382424
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May 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 02 February - Thu 14 MayYeovil Ukulele Club

Come along and strum and sing.  Free Entry. All welcome.

Sessions are held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:30pm.  For further information please contact me on my mobile number.


Red House YeovilContact: Yeovil Ukulele Club
Telephone: 078555 39028
Fri 01 MayAbbey Hill Steam Rally

This event takes place each May day bank holiday weekend. Situated on the A37 just south of Yeovil towards Dorchester, over looking the rolling hills of Dorset. It features something for everyone. From Traction Engines to Motorcycles it's all at this fun family day out.

With over 100 trade stands you can get everything from a spark plug for the old car in your garage to that old 16 ton commercial vehicle you wanted to restore.

During the day a full entertainment program is available with ring events, live bands and singers in the refreshment marquee. In the evening the fun continues in the marquee and the fairground stays open until late. Enter the site and take a look around at some of the fun that will happen at this event.


Yeovil Showground - BA20 2QQ
Thu 07 May - Fri 08 MayNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00
You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Sat 09 May
2 pm to 10 pm
Yeovil Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival 2

This year's full line-up comprises of:

·       Chantel McGregor – whether rocking out with her band or performing solo acoustic sets, Chantel never fails to impress!

·       Aynsley Lister - one thing is abundantly clear: music is hard-wired to his DNA and flows from his fingertips like sonic bolts of lightning!

·       Larry Miller – finding his own Blues/Rock style, and constantly refining it; Larry is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, with a love for his music which is simply infectious!  

.       Danny Bryant - recently called a “National Blues Treasure“, a title that he has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn...what else is there to be said!

·       Laurence Jones –  at just 22 years old, the young gunslinger of blues-rock is already making a big name for himself and his natural gift is something very special!

·       Matt Woosey - a refreshing musical song writing and playing style that combines acoustic blues, folk and rock conveyed with an accomplished vocal delivery!     

With this calibre of artist stepping on stage, festival goers can expect to see top class live performances and hear a range of incredible sounds with sets that incorporate a mix of Blues, Rock and R & B!

Advance tickets are only £24 and to book, please call 01472 349 222 or go online to the website.


Westland Conference and Leisure Complex Contact: John Brown
Telephone: 01159323829
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Thu 14 MayUB40 in Concert

Named after the unemployment benefit form, UB40 formed in 1978. Their debut album 'Signing Off' in August 1980 - one of the greatest reggae albums ever released by a British band.

The band's latest album 'Getting Over the Storm' BBC Radio 2's record of the week, received 5-star reviews from the UK's music press on its release in September 2013. Now they are back on the road to play their history of hits once again.

Tickets priced at £30 + £2 booking fee.  Go to the website or phone for tickets.


Westlands Leisure Complex Yeovil, Westbourne Close, Yeovil, BA20 2DDTelephone: 01935 848 380
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June 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 11 JuneNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 09:45 - 12:15 and 13:45 - 15:45

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Sun 14 JuneWelcome to the Great Somerset Colour Run!

What is a Colour Run?
A Colour Run is either running, walking, hopping, skipping or crawling around a 5k route whilst turning your whitest, brightest clothing into a piece of vibrant art as you pass through each colour station and get caked in powder paint.  It’s as fun and as simple as that!

Don’t forget you can order your exclusive Colour Run T-Shirt during registration!

To Register please click on here.

How Much Is It?
5k = £15

 The Great Somerset Colour Run can be enjoyed by all the family! Anyone aged 7+* can take part.

*Children between the ages of 7 and 13 must be accompanied by an adult.




Contact: Claire Hart Corporate Fundraiser
Telephone: 01823 345910
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Sat 20 JuneNational Tug of War Finals in Yeovil

This event will attract approximately 20 Teams from around the country, including Adult Male and Females, as well as Youth Teams.

The teams will arrive on Friday 19th, with their families and friends, who will stay in the local area.
The event attracts the teams who will qualify to represent England at the UK Championship in August if they are successful on this weekend.


Johnson's Park YeovilContact: Alan Tawse - Town Clerk
Telephone: 01935 382424
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Sat 20 June - Mon 22 JuneBlue Watch Walk- Raising Money for 'Time Is Precious'

On 20th June 2015 Eight firefighters will begin their walk from Acton fire station, London to Sherborne fire station. They will walk 120 miles within 48hours and arrive on Monday 22nd June. 

All money raised will go to 'Time Is Precious' who purchase equipment for Yeovil Childrens Ward. This equipment are items such as IPads, games, sensory equipment that cannot be purchased on the NHS but can make a, sometimes prolonged, stay slightly easier for the child patients and their families. The equipment supports development, education and rehabilitation. 

Please see the website by clicking on the link here for more information regarding the charity and please visit this website by clicking on this link if you would like to sponsor this event. Every small amount can make a massive difference.


Sherborne Fire StationContact: Claire Morgan
Telephone: 07772099101
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Sun 21 June
10am
Cancer Research UK's Race for Life, Sherborne

Ladies, stand to attention!

It’s time for us to bring the fight to cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life!

Cancer is a common enemy that affects almost all of us in some way across our lifetime. Whether it is your own battle, or the battle of a loved one that fuels your determination to defeat cancer once and for all, we need you to join our Pink Army and help us to beat cancer sooner!

Join forces with our army of women and walk, run or charge the grounds of Sherborne Castle in our 5k event this June and help us show that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink.

Sign up either individually or as part of a group by clicking on this link that will take you to our events sign-up page

http://bit.ly/RFLSWest

So come on ladies, let’s unite together to defy cancer. Join our Pink Army today!

The Race for Life is a non-competitive running event that can be entered by women of all ages. The race aims to raise money for the life-saving research carried out by Cancer Research UK into the treatment and prevention of all cancers.


Sherborne Castle DT9 5NRContact: Sophie Fox
Telephone: 07768793480
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Mon 29 JuneNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Session

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.
 



Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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July 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 19 July
10.00-16.00hrs
The Heritage Insurance 'Classics at the Castle'

This premier Classics, Sports and Supercar show celebrates its 12th year at Sherborne Castle with a feast of more than 1200 cars expected. The featured marque will be Lotus and there will be a new dedicated area for Customs, Hot Rods and American cars.


Sherborne Castle, Dorset, DT95NRContact: Stuart Annett
Telephone: 01460 77256
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November 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 01 November
9am-4pm.
GHQ Militaria Fair

The Fleet Air Arm Museum welcomes Militaria Fairs, one of the country's most respected trade shows of Militaria and related relics.

The event will be held independantly to the main Museum in our adjacent Swordfish Centre. Tickets are £4.50 and do not include entry to the main Museum. The fair will open from 9am and close at 4pm.


Fleet Air Arm Museum - Swordfish CentreContact: GHQ Militaria Fairs
Telephone: 07919 455 799
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December 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 04 December - Sun 03 JanuarySleeping Beauty - Pantomime 2015

Emily Wood and Paul Hendy for Evolution Pantomimes in association with The Octagon Theatre proudly present this dazzling pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty for Christmas 2015.

Book now to take advantage of our fabulous EARLY BIRD Discounts.

Please click on the image gallery on the right of this page for further details on the pantomime schedule and prices.

It's never too early to book for Christmas 2015! Tickets can be bought on line click here.

Please note:  We want to ensure you are getting the best available price for your pantomime tickets, so if you are intending to book Family Saver tickets for our Orange or Green performances, plus additional tickets besides, please contact the Box Office direct on 01935 422884, as our online booking facility is unable to recognise multiple discounts.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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January 2016Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 04 December - Sun 03 JanuarySleeping Beauty - Pantomime 2015

Emily Wood and Paul Hendy for Evolution Pantomimes in association with The Octagon Theatre proudly present this dazzling pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty for Christmas 2015.

Book now to take advantage of our fabulous EARLY BIRD Discounts.

Please click on the image gallery on the right of this page for further details on the pantomime schedule and prices.

It's never too early to book for Christmas 2015! Tickets can be bought on line click here.

Please note:  We want to ensure you are getting the best available price for your pantomime tickets, so if you are intending to book Family Saver tickets for our Orange or Green performances, plus additional tickets besides, please contact the Box Office direct on 01935 422884, as our online booking facility is unable to recognise multiple discounts.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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