National Parks Big Picnic

11am – 3pm, 17th July 2019 Simonsbath, Exmoor, TA24 7SH A high profile celebration event commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Act that enabled the creation of National Parks in the UK will be taking place on 17th July. Representatives of the UK National Parks family will be joined by special guests, including Lord Gardiner … Continue reading National Parks Big Picnic

Local Highway Works Schedule

This is an update on SCC Highway Works in Somerset West and Taunton area, taking place from the week commencing 17th of June 2019. Click on the link below to view the current programme of works.  Works highlighted in red are either new works or existing works that have been reprogrammed. Highways Work Week Commencing … Continue reading Local Highway Works Schedule

Stacked Wonky – Celebration Night

Hello everyone! It’s about time we had a Stacked Wonky event, and here is one. Join us for an evening of live performance, music, film, food and fun spilling through the rooms, corridors and cupboards (!) of one of our favourite places, Porlock Village Hall, at 7 pm on Saturday 29 June. It’s been 5 … Continue reading Stacked Wonky – Celebration Night

Wellness Day with Tai Chi & Yoga

Sunday 23rd June at Holworthy Farm £30 - Bring a friend free! A Wellness Day with Tai Chi & Yoga will be taking place at Holworthy Farm at Wimbleball Lake.  In naturally beautiful surroundings, activities will be held inside or outdoors by the lake (weather permitting).  Lunch is £3.50. Book now, as places are limited. … Continue reading Wellness Day with Tai Chi & Yoga

Village Lunch in July

Thursday July 18th at 12pm Wootton Courtenay Village Hall Dear All, to book your place at my next village lunch, either call me on 07799 066638 or email me at with your menu choices (see menu below). £10.00 per head Free tea and coffee included Menu Succulent Roast Chicken with Roast Potatoes, Sage and Onion Stuffing, … Continue reading Village Lunch in July

Regal Theatre Open Day

OPEN DAY - SATURDAY JUNE 29th - 10.30am to 3.30pm JUST TURN UP . . . . . . to find out more about volunteering opportunities and what it’s like being part of the amazing Regal team Theatre tours – see what happens behind the scenes Current volunteers – talk about roles and opportunities Refreshments (with cake) … Continue reading Regal Theatre Open Day

All Saints’ Coffee Morning

Friday, June 21st at 10.30am Just to remind everyone about the coffee morning and home produce sale at All Saints’ church next Friday.  Any gifts of home produce - cakes, biscuits, jams, chutneys, plants and vegetables - gratefully received.  Quality paperbacks at knock-down, drag-home prices will be on sale.  Come and support us and enjoy … Continue reading All Saints’ Coffee Morning

Wimbledon Men’s Final in the Village Hall

Live, High Definition Screening in the Village Hall Sunday 14th July, Starting with Lunch at 1.00pm Tickets (limited to 40) now on sale in the Villagers’ Stores. The Wootton Courtenay Film Club and the Village Hall Committee are delighted to invite you to watch the Wimbledon Men’s Final live on the large screen in high … Continue reading Wimbledon Men’s Final in the Village Hall

Archaeology Lecture

Monday 10th June, at 6pm St Petrock's Church, Timberscombe An Illustrated Lecture by Dr Stuart Blaycock: 'What Archaeologists do to Buildings, with an Emphasis on Somerset Houses' Entrance free (event funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund) Dr Blaylock is an archaeologist who specialises in buildings in the West Country and beyond, with an interest … Continue reading Archaeology Lecture