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5 things to do in Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:57 25 September 2017

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The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in Somerset

1. The Great Bath Feast

The Great Bath Feast, organised by Visit Bath, returns to the city from Saturday September 23 – Sunday October 8 so food lovers should prepare to taste exotic flavours, develop new skills and enjoy exciting culinary experiences.

2. Somerset Carnival, Wellington

The 2017 carnival season kicks off on Saturday September 30 in Wellington. Organised by the South Somerset Federation of Carnivals Committee Circuit, crowds from miles around visit participating towns to see elaborate and colourful floats make their way down the streets along with fantastic costumes and music.

3. Somerset Art Weeks Festival

The Somerset Art Weeks Festival returns to The Town Hall at Langport for 2017 with the theme ‘Prospect’. The festival will feature an exciting programme of inspiring exhibitions, events and workshops in more than 100 locations across Somerset, alongside exciting new commissions, group shows and education projects by more than 300 artists from Saturday September 23 to Sunday October 8.

4. The Landings, West College Farm, Ellicombe

A unique performance by Stacked Wonky Dance Company made in response to the tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the three year old Syrian boy who drowned trying to reach Europe in September 2015. The Landings is happening at West College Farm, Ellicombe. Minehead, on various dates including Saturday September 30 and Sunday October 1, where audiences are invited to walk the fields, tracks and shoreline between Blue Anchor and Minehead and engage with a variety of performance encounters. Afterwards audiences are ushered back to West College Farm for a bowl of hot soup.

5. Hello Autumn Trail, Hestercombe

Explore Hestercombe from Saturday September 16 to Sunday October 1 as autumn takes over the gardens; crunch over golden brown leaves, spot crimson berries and learn about which animals are embarking on their winter holiday to warmer climates.

We update 5 things to do in Somerset at the weekend every Monday. If you are in need of inspiration, bookmark this page for events from Friday through to Sunday.

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