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A car boot sale at Wincanton Sports Ground!

Wed 26 Aug '20, 16:36
By Sean Corney
A car boot sale at Wincanton Sports Ground!

Wincanton Sports Ground will host a car boot sale on bank holiday Monday; the first in a little while, but if interest gathers it's possible it'll become a more regular offering. There's a growing number of interested buyers, so book your space now!

Events and Activity Grants available as part of Wincanton Town Centre Regeneration

Sat 15 Aug '20, 10:25
By Pam Williams
Events and Activity Grants available as part of Wincanton Town Centre Regeneration

If you are in Wincanton, and have a great idea for an initiative which would help attract people to the town centre, your business or community organisation may be able to apply for a new grant which could help bring your idea to life.

Wincanton Flower Show 2020 is cancelled

Mon 11 May '20, 16:49
By Gill D’Arcy
Wincanton Flower Show 2020 is cancelled

Under the present conditions, the Wincanton and District Gardeners Association has made the decision to cancel this year's Flower Show, and encourage participants to return to support the show in 2021.

The Wincanton 75 Stay at Home Street Party

Tue 5 May '20, 21:44
By Dave Smith
The Wincanton 75 Stay at Home Street Party

It's VE Day this Friday, and a lot of effort has gone into organising a Wincanton event that observes advice on dealing with the current situation. Everyone is invited to host a concurrent 'Wincanton 75 Stay at Home' street party in their own garden to celebrate.

Wincanton Book Festival 2020

Thu 2 Apr '20, 13:03
By Jane Langton
Wincanton Book Festival 2020

Wincanton’s second annual book festival took place on Saturday 7th March, involving several High Street venues including Wincanton Library. Local authors attended to meet visitors, give talks, and entertain the children. Roll on next year!

Wincanton's Remembrance Parade and service 2019

Wed 13 Nov '19, 09:21
By Steve Lee
Wincanton's Remembrance Parade and service 2019

Once again Wincanton came out in numbers to participate in and support the town’s Royal British Legion Remembrance Parade on Sunday 10th November 2019. Here is a report and some photos of the event.

[TALK:] A unique local take on the Dambusters raid of WW2

Mon 11 Nov '19, 16:23
By John Baxter
[TALK:] A unique local take on the Dambusters raid of WW2

Janet Fray has lived locally for many years. She was married to Jerry, a retired RAF Squadron Leader and holder of the Distinguished Flying Cross, whose vital role related to the Dambusters raid was kept secret until 2001.

The Winter Fair at the Racecourse - supporting The Balsam Centre

Fri 1 Nov '19, 16:43
By Annette Yoosefinejad
The Winter Fair at the Racecourse - supporting The Balsam Centre

It's time again for the delightful Winter Fair, this year to be held at Wincanton Racecourse and raising money for The Balsam Centre. Everything is donated, so all the money goes to charity.

Spooky Fireworks & Bonfire at Wincanton Sports Ground

Tue 29 Oct '19, 17:39
By Sean Corney
Spooky Fireworks & Bonfire at Wincanton Sports Ground

Wincanton Sports Ground has been host to an annual fireworks event over the last few years. This year we have combined both Halloween and Bonfire Night to create a Spooky Fireworks and Bonfire night on Saturday 2nd November.

'Twas the night before carnival...

Thu 10 Oct '19, 21:34
By Sarah Wiscombe
'Twas the night before carnival...

Wincanton Carnival is back after a year off, and 2019 is set to be a great show, with over 60 entries expected! There will be some road closures during the event, as well as a couple of temporary one-way systems to help residents. Read on for more details.

Wincanton Seed Market - making it better!

Wed 18 Sep '19, 21:05
By Safia Shah
Wincanton Seed Market - making it better!

This Saturday, 21st September, Wincanton's town centre will be energised with a perfect storm of markets, art and partying, as the launch of the brand new monthly Seed Market coincides with a town-wide contribution to Somerset Art Weeks 2019.

Wincanton Art Trail: 21st September - 6th October

Tue 17 Sep '19, 22:47
By Dave Smith & Safia Shah
Wincanton Art Trail: 21st September - 6th October

Wincanton Art Trail opens this Saturday 21st September, coinciding with Somerset Art Weeks. Schools, community groups, and local artists have collaborated to produce unique installations that will turn the town into a temporary art gallery.

C.A.T.C.H. River & Wildlife Day

Fri 13 Sep '19, 18:51
By Steve Lee
C.A.T.C.H. River & Wildlife Day

With World Rivers Day approaching at the end of September, C.A.T.C.H. is excited to announce that it will be hosting a free River & Wildlife Day at Cale Park on Sunday 22nd September. Come and learn about the wildlife of our very own River Cale.

[NEW DATE:] Bohemian Rhapsody: FREE open-air movie at Cale Park!

Wed 24 Jul '19, 17:53
By Dave Smith
<span style='color: red'>[NEW DATE:]</span> Bohemian Rhapsody: FREE open-air movie at Cale Park!

On Saturday 24th August 2019, Wincanton Town Council will present Bohemian Rhapsody (12A), the second outdoor film screening at Cale Park, completely FREE and open to everyone. Bring your own picnic or buy food at the event, claim a spot and relax for the evening.

The first ever Henstridge Summer Festival!

Tue 16 Jul '19, 15:18
By Jane Rose
The first ever Henstridge Summer Festival!

On Saturday 27th July, Henstridge is hosting its first ever Summer Festival! It'll fill the recreation ground and include an outside arena and live music stage, and some world-class skating and BMX demos! Read on to find out what makes this event so different.

The Shatwell Summer Party

Sun 14 Jul '19, 15:49
By Kendra Johnson-Matchett
The Shatwell Summer Party

Drawing Matter has teamed up with curators matchett & page to invite Belgian architects Traumnovelle (curators of the Belgian Pavilion, 16th Venice Biennale of Architecture) to devise the programme for a Summer Party at Shatwell Farm on Saturday 27th July.

Mind in Somerset’s Driving Challenge and Family Fun Day

Thu 13 Jun '19, 14:59
By Ayesha Kirton
Mind in Somerset’s Driving Challenge and Family Fun Day

Test your driving skills on a range of vehicles against competitors to win fantastic prizes as part of a fun-packed day with the family. There'll also be an inflatable assault course, arts and crafts, tombola, face painting and static displays of military and vintage vehicles.

Recall Flyball Club’s Boot and Table-Top Sale is on Saturday 11th May

Thu 9 May '19, 22:12
By Tracey Pratt
Recall Flyball Club’s Boot and Table-Top Sale is on Saturday 11th May

Recall Flyball Club’s Boot and Table-Top Sale will be at Wincanton Sports Ground, raising money for Matt’s Respite Retreats and Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue. There'll be lots of fun and activities, and it’s a chance to get to know the club and the charities involved.

Yarlington House Plant Fair & Open Garden is on Saturday 11th May

Wed 8 May '19, 21:11
By Dave Smith
Yarlington House Plant Fair & Open Garden is on Saturday 11th May

Count and Countess de Salis of Yarlington House are hosting their 18th annual specialist plant fair, and opening their beautiful gardens for visitors to enjoy along with a large and amazing selection of plants from specialist growers from all over the South West.

Yarlington Fringe music and arts festival returns this weekend

Tue 30 Apr '19, 14:37
By Val Russell
Yarlington Fringe music and arts festival returns this weekend

The family-friendly Yarlington Fringe, a free festival of music, arts and crafts, is back again this weekend. There'll be live music, an art exhibition, a play and a community opera performance, drumming and handbell workshops and plenty to eat and drink.

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