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5 things to do in Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 12:23 20 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:24 20 November 2017

Get into the festive spirit in the beautiful city of Bath

Get into the festive spirit in the beautiful city of Bath

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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. English National Ballet, Bristol Hippodrome

Rudolf Nureyev’s beloved choreography and Prokofiev’s intense score make for a passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The award-winning production, coming to Bristol Hippodrome from Tuesday November 21 to Saturday November 25, was created by Nureyev for the English National Ballet in 1977 to celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee and has since been performed worldwide.

2. Bath Christmas Market

From Thursday November 23 to Monday December 10, the centre of Bath will be transformed into a festive haven with over 200 chalets lining the streets surrounding the Roman Baths and stunning Bath Abbey. The award-winning Christmas market will be packed full of gorgeous gifts, many made locally, as well as foodie treats and mulled wine.

3. Frost Fayre, Glastonbury

The town’s annual Frost Fayre will take place on Saturday November 25 with plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Dotted around the town’s magnificent Christmas tree, adorned with lights, there’s chance to peruse a number of stalls, pick up Christmas gifts during late night shopping and little ones can meet Father Christmas at his Grotto.

4. Exmoor Christmas Fair, Porlock

On Saturday November 25 and Sunday November 26, Porlock’s will host the Exmoor Christmas Fair in its Village Hall. Expect plenty of stalls full of unique and hand-crafted gifts to treat loved ones to this Christmas.

5. Hazel O’Connor, Komedia in Bath

The award-winning singer, writer and actress Hazel O’Connor is coming to the Komedia in Bath on Friday November 24. O’Connor, known for her BAFTA-nominated portrayal of Kate in the 1980 film, Breaking Glass, will play a selection of music from her first three albums.

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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