COMING UP: Exciting new performing arts season at Ilminster's Warehouse

This is The West Country:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN EXCITING performing arts programme awaits Ilminster Warehouse Theatre fans when it reopens in September for its new season.

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! Competition at Ilminster Arts Centre

This is The West Country: Northwich Photographic Society

11:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS are being urged to enter their work in Ilminster Art Centre’s open exhibition.

SATURDAY: Outdoor market at Chard Guildhall

This is The West Country: CHARD Guildhall

11:37am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN OUTDOOR market is on in Chard’s Fore Street outside the Guildhall on Saturday.

Open-air Shakespeare in Cannington's Walled Gardens

This is The West Country: ROMEO (Simon Higgs) with Juliet (Emma Grace Arends)

11:35am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 1950s’-style version of Shakespeare’s comedy The Taming Of The Shrew comes to Cannington’s Walled Gardens next month.

Bridgwater mayor to open tomfoolery day as Mansfield Park

This is The West Country: Pupils braved a 30ft climbing wall

12:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TOMFOOLERY day is on at Mansfield Park on Saturday, August 2, in a date for your diary.

Pianist Roger Woodward heads to Wellington School for concert

This is The West Country:

8:00am Monday 21st July 2014

ANIMAL lover and distinguished pianist Roger Woodward is in concert in aid of an Asian sanctuary on Friday August 1.

EVERY THURS: Market-cum-curiosity shop at Chard Guildhall

This is The West Country: International flavour to May antiques sale

11:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

A REGULAR antiques and crafts fair is on at Chard’s Guildhall every Thursday.

Mythical Maze reading challenge for Sedgemoor bookworms

This is The West Country: Parents and children enjoyed reading books in the great outdoors

1:42pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNG bookworms have been set the task of reading six books this summer to win prizes.

Stars of Time sci-fi special at Weston's Helicopter Museum

This is The West Country:

1:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A ONE-OFF Jedi training session – with light sabres – is among the big attractions at Weston Helicopter Museum’s forthcoming ‘Stars of Time’ movie and sci-fi weekend.

AUGUST: Foodie delights at Burnham Food Fest's Garden Party

This is The West Country:

1:29pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DELICIOUS things are hard to resist, as any foodie will tell you.

AUGUST: Foodie delights at Burnham Food Fest's Garden Party

This is The West Country:

1:29pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DELICIOUS things are hard to resist, as any foodie will tell you.

Somerset film and TV extras sought by casting company

This is The West Country:

1:19pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CASTING agents providing extras for big Hollywood feature films seeks Somerset talent for its ranks.

Somerset film and TV extras sought by casting company

This is The West Country:

1:18pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CASTING agents providing extras for big Hollywood feature films seeks Somerset talent for its ranks.

Stay-at-home mum on one-woman mission to spark off Bridgwater supper clubs

This is The West Country:

1:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A STAY-AT-HOME mum has set herself a one-woman mission: to revolutionise Bridgwater’s social scene by cooking up a storm for complete strangers … in her front room.

Pinstripe Productions brings Avenue Q to Bridgwater Arts Centre

This is The West Country:

12:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PINSTRIPE Productions brings the triple Tony Award-winning puppet-packed production, Avenue Q, to Bridgwater Arts Centre next week.

Pinstripe Productions brings Avenue Q to Bridgwater Arts Centre

This is The West Country:

12:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PINSTRIPE Productions brings the triple Tony Award-winning puppet-packed production, Avenue Q, to Bridgwater Arts Centre next week.

SATURDAY: Westlife frontman's single Somerset show

This is The West Country: Shane Filan

12:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

ONE of the biggest names in UK boy band history comes to Bridgwater’s Blake Hall on Saturday for his sole Sedgemoor show.

Top jazz man coming to Bridgwater for workshop and concert

This is The West Country:

12:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A TOP jazz star and EastEnder who has performed with Stevie Wonder, Robbie Williams, The Who and Bjork hits Bridgwater in August for a one-off music event.

Top jazz man coming to Bridgwater for workshop and concert

This is The West Country:

12:12pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A TOP jazz star and EastEnder who has performed with Stevie Wonder, Robbie Williams, The Who and Bjork hits Bridgwater in August for a one-off music event.

INTERVIEW... with SomerRock organiser Dan Smith

This is The West Country: Tributes band Oasish

12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SOMERROCK is Europe's third biggest tribute act festival and held in the heart of Bridgwater. Here, organiser Dan Smith tells Daisy Blacklock all about it...

SATURDAY: Westlife frontman's single Somerset show

This is The West Country: What's On module top link image

11:46am Thursday 17th July 2014

ONE of the biggest names in UK boy band history comes to Bridgwater’s Blake Hall on Saturday for his sole Sedgemoor show. 

Jethro Tull's guitarist, MARTIN BARRE, comes to Ashill

This is The West Country:

11:38am Thursday 17th July 2014

HE has been Jethro Tull’s guitarist for 43 years, voted one of the US and UK’s top soloists, and won a Grammy Award.

Knitters can get crafting at Ilminster Meeting House

This is The West Country: All welcome at social group for knitters

11:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

MASTER knitters and novices can attend a crafting session at Ilminster Arts Centre.

Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls head to Yeovil Octagon

This is The West Country:

11:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

TICKETS go on sale at 9am on Friday July 18 to see folk-rock legend FRANK TURNER in Yeovil.

Two very different art shows underway at Ilminster's Meeting House

This is The West Country:

11:07am Thursday 17th July 2014

TWO very different art exhibitions are underway at The Meeting House in Ilminster until the end of July.

Young bookworms' reading challenge from Somerset libraries

This is The West Country: Test

10:53am Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNG bookworms have been set the task of reading six books this summer to win prizes.

THIS WEEKEND: Original play by Ilminster youth group marks Great War's 100 years

This is The West Country:

10:48am Thursday 17th July 2014

THIS weekend, Ilminster Warehouse’s resident young dramatists present their original play giving a snapshot of the impact the First World War had on a small Somerset town.

Box office NOW OPEN for Wellington Theatre Company's hotly-anticipated Bedroom Farce

This is The West Country:

10:42am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE box office is open for Wellington Theatre Company’s nod to the 1970s with a production of the classic Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn.

Fun Pop-Up Opera clashes Mozart with Downton Abbey at the Tacchi-Morris

This is The West Country:

10:35am Thursday 17th July 2014

NEVER heard of the Pop-Up Opera theatre company? You're about to!

Folk-rock legend Frank Turner's coming to Yeovil!

This is The West Country:

10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

FRANK Turner, the saviour of folk-punk and Danny Boyle’s beloved warm-up choice for the London Olympics’ opening ceremony, is in concert in Yeovil in September.

REVIEW: Eqwaliteee! is the message at Lee Nelson's Brewhouse comedy gig

This is The West Country: Lee Nelson is coming to Harrow Arts Centre

9:51am Thursday 17th July 2014

A HOTHOUSE full of ‘legends’ greeted Lee Nelson at the Brewhouse on Friday for a night of comedy saturated in the message of social EQWALITEEE (innit), writes Daisy Blacklock.

EXHIBITION: Prints make an impression at Musgrove Park Hospital

This is The West Country:

9:48am Thursday 17th July 2014

IMPRESSIONIST artists of a literal kind are on show at Musgrove Park Hospital’s in-house gallery.

AUGUST: Steam Fayre & Vintage Vehicle Rally, Norton Fitzwarren

This is The West Country:

9:41am Thursday 17th July 2014

BOOKING is well and truly open for a steamy affair in Norton Fitzwarren next month.

Calling all Somerset playwrights!

This is The West Country: You're forgetting the Harlequin theatre

9:37am Thursday 17th July 2014

CALLING all playwrights! The Somerset Fellowship of Drama is running its annual Original Playwriting Competition for one-act plays.

Calling all Somerset playwrights!

This is The West Country: You're forgetting the Harlequin theatre

9:38am Thursday 17th July 2014

CALLING all playwrights! The Somerset Fellowship of Drama is running its annual Original Playwriting Competition for one-act plays.

Retired? Join the U3A's Thursday luncheon group

This is The West Country: Add a touch of tomato salsa to your Ploughman's.

1:10pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

RETIRED individuals who like slap-up lunches are invited to join the University of the Third Age's luncheon group.

TODAY: Free autism information day

1:04pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A FREE information day on autism and Aspergers’ Syndrome is underway at Burnham YMCA UNTIL 3.30pm today (Wednesday July 9).

COMING UP: Fab Beatles concert for Brent Knoll's Ivy Hall

This is The West Country: The Fab Beatles

1:03pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Fab Beatles play a picnic gig at Ivy Hall at 7pm on Saturday, July 26.

Burnham artists say: Follow the lighthouses!

This is The West Country:

5:30pm Monday 7th July 2014

ARTISTS from Highbridge and Burnham-based creative network HaBA are encouraging residents to get out on their colourful lighthouse trail this summer.

World-class musicians head to Chard

This is The West Country: CHAMBER Philarmonia Cologne is coming to Chard.

9:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

A GROUP of world class musicians are coming to Chard this summer.

Plant sale in Brent Knoll

This is The West Country: PLANT SALE

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

A PLANT sale will take place at Ball Copse Hall, Brent Knoll, on July 13, from 11am to 6pm, together with an NGS garden opening.

Sweet Charity by The Space Company at Tacchi-Morris

This is The West Country:

5:21pm Friday 4th July 2014

THE Space Company’s “unmissable” Broadway hit, ‘Sweet Charity’, hopes to draw in the punters to its run of shows at the Tacchi-Morris next week.

South West Trib Fest comes to Yeovil

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

THE UK’s top tribute acts will perform at South Somerset’s first ever tribute festival later this year.

Highbridge Festival of the Arts AGM

This is The West Country: Photos from the Highbridge Festival of the Arts

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE Highbridge Festival of the Arts will hold its annual meeting at Highbridge Community Hall, on Monday, July 14, from 7.30pm.

Top Tom Jones tribute at Playhouse Theatre, Weston

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

TOM Jones, the man who delighted the world with ‘Delilah’, ‘What’s New Pussycat’ and ‘Sexbomb’, is, without a doubt, Welsh singing dynamite.

Glastonbury 2014: The Lone Ranger's round-up

This is The West Country:

9:20am Thursday 3rd July 2014

DAISY survived her first ever Glastonbury after five days of live blogging from Worthy Farm. And yes, she met Ed Sheeran! Read the Lone Ranger's round-up...

Glastonbury 2014: The Lone Ranger's round-up

This is The West Country:

10:51am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

DAISY survived her first ever Glastonbury after five days of live blogging from Worthy Farm. And yes, she met Ed Sheeran! Read the Lone Ranger's round-up...

Young performers wanted for Burnham productions

This is The West Country:

7:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AFTER the rip-roaring success of its first drama festival, Burnham’s Princess Theatre Company is calling for youngsters to step up to its performance plate.

REVIEW: CLOKS 'accomplished' and 'mature' Fiddler On The Roof

This is The West Country: webpix entertainment theatre

1:04pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CLOKS’ amateur youth production of this occasionally dark musical had the accomplishment and maturity of a professional company.

Artist Jenny Graham in exhibition at Bridgwater Arts Centre

This is The West Country:

12:25pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

POPULAR local artist Jenny Graham’s latest exhibition of work opens today (Wednesday) at Bridgwater Arts Centre.








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