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It's probably not escaped your notice that Her Majesty is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year. I'd like to invite you and your family to a Jubilee Picnic at Wincanton Recreation Ground on Bank Holiday Monday, 4th June 2012.
From the 4th to 7th May Discworld fans will be coming to Wincanton for their Spring Fling. There will be lots to do and see, so do pop into the Town at the weekend and join in the fun.
The annual Spring Fling for fans of Sir Terry Pratchett's Discworld is happening the weekend of 4th - 6th May, the theme being Discworld Gods and Goddesses and Mr Shine - Him Diamond - he's a Troll, for the uninitiated!
On Grand National Day Wincanton Racecourse will also be host to the BVM's brand new Taste Food Fair. Award-winning chefs and producers, live music and other entertainment, plus a chance to enjoy a drink in one of the racecourse bars and watch the big race.
Please join us on Saturday 9th June 2012. 'Dance in the Moonlight' in support of Somerset and Dorset Animal Rescue and create some of that good old community spirit that the town lacks.
On the 1st of April, Purky Products is hosting a party at the Cat Café in Wincanton, find out more about this young jewellery designer and the local talented people he is bringing together.
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.
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