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Will Strictly season inspire you to put on your dance shoes?

Fri 22 Sep '17, 21:55
By Roy Warry
Will Strictly season inspire you to put on your dance shoes?

Strictly Come Dancing is once again bursting onto our screens this September. Will you be watching the nation’s favourite show, and have you ever thought about learning to dance yourself?

Wincanton Youth Theatre will offer funded musical theatre exams with LAMDA next year

Sat 9 Sep '17, 23:56
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre will offer funded musical theatre exams with LAMDA next year

In 2018 Wincanton Youth Theatre will be offering their members funded examinations from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, initially offering training for the group musical theatre exams.

Charlie Dore with Julian Littman - 8 instruments and 20 songs in 90 minutes

Fri 8 Sep '17, 16:46
By Helen Leary
Charlie Dore with Julian Littman - 8 instruments and 20 songs in 90 minutes

Singer-songwriter, musician and actress, Charlie Dore, best known for her 1979 hit “Pilot of the Airwaves”, will be joined on stage by Julian Littman for an evening of eclectic, contemporary folk at Caryford Community Hall next month.

Wincanton Youth Theatre presents Bugsy Malone

Sat 2 Sep '17, 14:18
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre presents Bugsy Malone

Wincanton Youth Theatre will be performing its first “proper” musical, the hugely popular Bugsy Malone, on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October at King Arthur's School, Wincanton.

Check out Bruton Art Society's annual exhibiton this week

Tue 22 Aug '17, 23:33
By John Baxter
Check out Bruton Art Society's annual exhibiton this week

Bruton Art Society's annual exhibition is on right now, running until Saturday 26th. There are some 240 works on display in all media and of all sizes. Admission is free and it is well worth the trip to Bruton.

Local author publishes First World War novel

Tue 8 Aug '17, 12:59
By Sarah Caundle
Local author publishes First World War novel

Sarah Caundle, who lives in Templecombe, has just published her first novel. Her fiction explores the impact of the War on loved ones at home as well as the men at the Front, and was inspired by a visit to the Devonshire Cemetery on the Somme.

See The Jar Family live in Cary tomorrow night

Fri 28 Jul '17, 15:41
By Helen Leary
See The Jar Family live in Cary tomorrow night

The Jar Family will be performing at Caryford Community Hall, Castle Cary on Saturday 29th July. At a recent gig at the David Hall, South Petherton they received a standing ovation and it was said to have been the best show at the hall in 14 years.

Jess Glynn is live at Wincanton Racecourse this weekend

Thu 29 Jun '17, 18:55
By Dave Smith
Jess Glynn is live at Wincanton Racecourse this weekend

Jess Glynn will be performing a live, open-air concert at Wincanton Racecourse on Saturday 1st July. The Jockey Club has organised this huge event to celebrate Wincanton Racecourse's 150th anniversary.

Spectra Musica in North Cadbury on 1st July

Tue 13 Jun '17, 23:26
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica in North Cadbury on 1st July

‘Summer Nights’ is another eclectic selection of music being presented by Spectra Musica and Musical Director Peter Leech in St. Michael’s Church, North Cadbury on 1st July at 7.30pm.

Aurin Girls’ Choir concert in Bruton on 22nd June

Fri 9 Jun '17, 23:13
By Barbara Jenkinson
Aurin Girls’ Choir concert in Bruton on 22nd June

Returning by popular request, tickets are now on sale for what promises to be a stunning evening of choral singing on Thursday June 22nd. The concert at St Mary’s Church, Bruton at 7.30pm is the first of Aurin choir’s 2017 tour.

Take a magic towel to a distant galaxy...

Mon 22 May '17, 14:09
By Fanny Charles
Take a magic towel to a distant galaxy...

South Somerset’s Where West Begins film programme continues at Wincanton Town Hall on Thursday 25th May with a screening of the film of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, to celebrate International Towel Day! (Really – we aren’t making this up, read on!)

Cakes by Design - currently on display at Papertrees

Mon 22 May '17, 08:38
By Fanny Charles
Cakes by Design - currently on display at Papertrees

Anyone who has been into Papertrees on the High Street in the past week will have noticed a spectacular pair of cakes – one that looks like a particularly fine geological sample and the other a mysterious tree from a fairy story. They are the work of Sarah Romain, whose father Adrian owns Papertrees.

Bruton Choral Society concert: Jubilate!

Tue 16 May '17, 18:56
By Caroline Tickner
Bruton Choral Society concert: Jubilate!

Summer’s finally on the way! Come and celebrate at our Jubilate concert on 20th May at 7:30pm in the Memorial Hall at King’s School, Bruton. Inspirational live music and alfresco Pimms – what better way to celebrate the arrival of summer!

Hauser & Wirth and Where West Begins celebrate silent cinema

Thu 11 May '17, 08:43
By Fanny Charles
Hauser & Wirth and Where West Begins celebrate silent cinema

Beginning Friday 12th May, Hauser & Wirth in Bruton is host to a three-day festival of film screenings, live music, talks and more. The weekend also includes events organised by Where West Begins, South Somerset’s new film programme, which shows films, with talks, workshops and other activities, in venues including Wincanton Town Hall.

Cult film at Wincanton Town Hall

Thu 6 Apr '17, 19:24
By Fanny Charles
Cult film at Wincanton Town Hall

The cult film that made an overnight star of Richard E Grant is on screen at Wincanton Town Hall on Saturday April 8th, as part of Where West Begins’ neighbourhood cinema programme. Withnail and I, made in 1987, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

A horror trip into history at Hauser & Wirth

Sun 2 Apr '17, 18:30
By Fanny Charles
A horror trip into history at Hauser & Wirth

Fans of horror movies can take a trip with magic mushrooms back into the mayhem of the English Civil War when A Field in England is shown at Hauser & Wirth in Bruton on Wednesday April 5th, as part of Where West Begins’ new neighbourhood cinema programme

Roll up, roll up! The circus is coming to town!

Thu 30 Mar '17, 12:04
By Fanny Charles
Roll up, roll up! The circus is coming to town!

The circus is coming to Wincanton with Charlie Chaplin on April 1st (no, it’s not a joke!) – for an afternoon with a circus skills workshop and a screening of one of the greatest silent films.

Spectra Musica presents a concert for April Fools' Day

Mon 27 Mar '17, 23:40
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica presents a concert for April Fools' Day

Following a very successful tenth anniversary concert last July, Spectra Musica are returning to St. Luke and St. Teresas’ Church, Wincanton, to present a wide selection of music on April Fools’ Day.

CANCELLED: Experience Jo Burt at the Sports Ground this Saturday

Thu 23 Mar '17, 17:38
By John Smith
<span style='color: red;'>CANCELLED:</span> Experience Jo Burt at the Sports Ground this Saturday

Singer-song writer, guitarist, and story teller, Jo Burt, well known for his work over 40 years with legendary musicians and groups including The Troggs, Black Sabbath, and Freddie Mercury, will be entertaining at a special event on Saturday 25th March to raise funds for a new skittle alley for the pavilion.

Lottery grant brings film back to Wincanton

Wed 15 Mar '17, 17:26
By Fanny Charles
Lottery grant brings film back to Wincanton

Kicking off on 1st April with Charlie Chaplin's Circus combined with a circus skills workshop, Wincanton Town Hall will host some of WhereWestBegins' National Lottery funded classic cinema programme, designed to encourage young people to enjoy films and discover more about the business and art of making them.

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