Somerset News and events

Beaminster Quire
This proved to be an extremely enjoyable evening with a feast of traditional carols and familiar words to unfamiliar tunes. Readings, instrumental items from the band, carols for quire and audience and a generous buffet were a recipe for enjoyment. In fact the Beaminster Quire would like...
The Low Ham mosaic
From midday on Thursday 29 September 2011 you will be able to explore the new Museum of Somerset. After a major conservation project to restore Taunton Castle and to create a new museum for Somerset within it, largely funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, more space within the Castle will...
Some of the Dig Dulverton finds on display
     This community archaeology project investigated the origins of Dulverton and its historic buildings. On 26 August local people had a chance to see and discuss the finds from the digs with the Somerset Portable Antiquities Officer and view maps and materials relating to...
David Underdown Conference This conference held at Exeter University 9-10 July 2011 was a great success and the food, including buffet lunches and the conference dinner, was superb. David Underdown’s widow Susan Amussen joined us and extended her warm thanks for putting on the...
Audience at Methodist church
A presentation was given by Mary Siraut, County Editor of the Victoria County History of Somerset on the development of the town of Castle Cary on 30 March 2011 to celebrate the publication of the VCH Somerset's 10th volume, which includes Castle Cary. It was held in the Methodist...
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