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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.

A Georgian Singing Extravaganza with Spectra Musica

Thu 2 Feb '17, 23:17
By Sally Greenhalgh
A Georgian Singing Extravaganza with Spectra Musica

Why not brighten up a dull February Saturday by joining Spectra Musica in another lively singing day at Cheap Street Church, Sherborne? Music will include works by Handel, Boyce and Thomas Linley Junior.

Carols by Candlelight in Bruton

Wed 23 Nov '16, 16:16
By Caroline Tickner
Carols by Candlelight in Bruton

Bruton Choral Society present their traditional Carols by Candlelight concert at Bruton School for Girls. As ever, there will be mulled wine, mince pies and audience participation in an atmospheric candlelit evening of medieval Christmas music.

Carols at the Hall: a sing-along charity event

Sat 19 Nov '16, 09:29
By Steve Lee
Carols at the Hall: a sing-along charity event

On Saturday 3rd December 2016, at 7:00pm, the Wincanton Live at Home Scheme and Wincanton Royal British Legion will host “Carols at the Hall” at Wincanton Memorial Hall, a charity event featuring Wincanton Silver Band, The Wincanton Choir and Wincanton Youth Theatre.

Watch Eye in the Sky at Wincanton Film Society on Tuesday 15th

Thu 10 Nov '16, 14:56
By Dave Smith
Watch Eye in the Sky at Wincanton Film Society on Tuesday 15th

IMDB: Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Or Nué goldwork hand embroidery class

Thu 10 Nov '16, 12:24
By Elizabeth Tapper
Or Nué goldwork hand embroidery class

Royal School of Needlework trained tutor, Elizabeth Tapper will be teaching Or Nué on Saturday 3rd December from 10:00am – 4:00pm at Yarlington House, near Wincanton.

Spectra Musica in Somerton

Wed 2 Nov '16, 13:54
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica in Somerton

Music at St.Michael’s Somerton is presenting a concert by Wincanton based chamber group Spectra Musica on Saturday 19th November. Following an extremely successful tenth anniversary concert, Musical director Peter Leech has put together another lively mix of music.

Red Hot Rhythms come to Charlton Horethorne

Thu 27 Oct '16, 12:20
By Tony Magson
Red Hot Rhythms come to Charlton Horethorne

Charlton Horethorne Village Hall will host a brand new show straight from the streets of Santiago de Cuba. Son Yambu play authentic Cuban son, the fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to Salsa.

Hiraeth - A Song for All Seasons

Mon 24 Oct '16, 13:56
By John Smith
Hiraeth - A Song for All Seasons

Hiraeth is a group of friends who share a passion for harmony, good music, and fun. On Friday 28th October the group will be performing an eclectic mix of music including folk, swing and pop, at Wincanton Baptist Church.

Get Inspired, Get Motivated, Get Active, Come Dancing!

Mon 17 Oct '16, 17:42
By Roy Warry
Get Inspired, Get Motivated, Get Active, Come Dancing!

Although there are many enjoyable ways to get fit, I would say there are very few that are as much fun and as sociable as doing modern jive. Jive classes are the friendliest classes around, with people walking around with big smiles on their faces.

Singer Songwriter Reg Meuross to Perform in Castle Cary

Fri 14 Oct '16, 12:13
By Helen Leary
Singer Songwriter Reg Meuross to Perform in Castle Cary

On Saturday 19th November there is an opportunity to see acclaimed English singer songwriter, Reg Meuross at Caryford Community Hall, performing the beautiful and well crafted songs from his latest album “December” as well as some old favourites.

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