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5 things to do in Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:12 16 October 2018

Enjoy a Halloween trail at Dunster Castle over the October half-term holidays (c) PurpleImages / Getty Images

Enjoy a Halloween trail at Dunster Castle over the October half-term holidays (c) PurpleImages / Getty Images

Bjanka Kadic

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. Brent Knoll Harvest Supper

The Brent Knoll annual Harvest Supper will be held in the Parish Hall on Saturday October 20, starting at 7.15pm. Music this year is provided by The Fabulous Top Mix, playing a wonderful selection of music from the 60s, 70s and beyond. Admission is by ticket at £15 including supper and a complimentary glass of cider or fruit juice, and are available from Eddie Fuller on 01278 760308.

2. Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair, Haynes International Motor Museum

Following the popular launch in 2016, and now a firm fixture in Bruton’s social calendar, the third Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair will feature some exciting new exhibitors ready to inspire your home decorating for the autumn and winter. The fair is open from October 19-21. You can read more about the Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair here.

3. Drake White, Bristol Thekla

Rising country singer Drake White and his band the Big Fire visit Bristol’s Thekla on Saturday, October 20. The Alabamian has well and truly established himself on the British country music scene, with his headline show in London last year selling out in 30 minutes. Expect an entertaining evening of foot-stomping country music at its finest.

4. Wells Festival of Literature

In its 26th year, the Wells Festival of Literature will take place at the new, state-of-the-art Cedars Hall in the grounds of Wells Cathedral School from October 19-27. The festival promotes the enjoyment and excitement of reading books, and brings a range of international, national and local writers to the city. See the full line-up here.

5. Halloween Trail at the Dunster School of Magic

Calling all witches and wizards – have you got the skills to gain admittance to the Dunster School of Magic? Find out at the National Trust’s Halloween Trail taking place from October 20-November 4, 10am-4pm.

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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