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It's time to call King Arthur's and enter your team (funny and cryptic team names are most welcome!) for their annual quiz night on Thursday 29th March.
There is a wonderful shop in Wincanton where you can refresh your Spring / Summer wardrobe at very reasonable cost. Yes, it is St Margaret's charity shop and their fashion show is coming to Memorial Hall on Friday 16th March!
Find out about barn owls and how to get involved in a new conservation project being launched by Somerset Wildlife Trust. The first Community Barn Owl Project talk takes place at Bruton School for Girls on Monday, 12th March 2012.
We are holding our first ever Farmers' Market in Milborne Port on Sunday 4th March. This will be a regular event held on the first Sunday of each month at The Queens Head on the London Road, Milborne Port.
Holbrook House is pleased to announce a fascinating talk on Saturday 10th March 2012 about the personal account of Corporal Edward Victor Godrich of the Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (1908 to 1919).
Brue Valley Rotary Club successfully revived an ancient tradition and, in doing so, raised the grand sum of £850 for Wincanton Community Hospital.
Come and take part in a Wassail celebration to encourage our local apple orchards to produce a plentiful harvest later in the year and raise money for Wincanton Community Hospital.
Helping older drivers to drive safely and for longer at the Route 60 Plus Road Show, presented by the Somerset Road Safety team at Wincanton Memorial Hall, on Wednesday 11th January 2012 from 10:00 am to 1.00pm.
Once a year fans of Discworld come from afar to celebrate Hogswatch Weekend - our version of Christmas! The last week of November was no exception, when Wincanton buzzed with many strange sights, all in the name of charity and fun.
The biggest crowds yet turned up to sing carols around the Christmas tree, visit the shops and the street market, meet friends and enjoy the hospitality offered. Enjoy this photographic gallery and write up of the event.
Just a reminder that Colonel John Blashford-Snell will kindly be giving an illustrated talk on 19th Century Darkest Africa in St. John’s Church, Horsington on Friday 9th December at 7.30 pm in aid of the Church restoration.
Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue are holding their Christmas Bazaar this Saturday 3rd December 10.00am till 4.00pm. It will be packed full of Christmas presents and old treasures too. With hot drinks, cakes and mince pies! Don't miss out!
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